war crimes

Ratko Mladic sentenced to life for Bosnia genocide, war crimes

Ratko Mladic sentenced to life for Bosnia genocide, war crimes

Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic was on Wednesday sentenced to life in prison.

Nov 22, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

Israel, Palestinians have failed to prosecute war crimes: UN

Israeli and Palestinians authorities must ensure that victims of violations in their long conflict have access to justice and reparations, the report said.
 

Jun 12, 2017, 23:40 PM IST
John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov to resume talks on Syria despite war crimes row

John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov to resume talks on Syria despite war crimes row

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet his Russian counterpart in Switzerland on Saturday to discuss Syria, officials said on Wednesday, as a devastating bombing campaign of the city of Aleppo intensified.

Oct 12, 2016, 23:20 PM IST
Syria's Aleppo reels from strikes as Russia is accused of `war crimes`

Syria's Aleppo reels from strikes as Russia is accused of `war crimes`

Syria`s Aleppo faced worsening food and medical shortages on Monday and warplanes again pounded the city as Russia condemned what it called "unacceptable" Western rhetoric after allegations of war crimes.

Sep 26, 2016, 23:29 PM IST
At least 26 killed in Aleppo as UN meets over Syria

At least 26 killed in Aleppo as UN meets over Syria

At the start of that meeting the UN's top envoy to Syria accused the government of unleashing "unprecedented military violence" against civilians in Aleppo.

Sep 26, 2016, 03:42 AM IST
War crimes committed in Syria`s Aleppo, France says at UN

War crimes committed in Syria`s Aleppo, France says at UN

France`s envoy to the United Nations asserted Sunday that war crimes were being committed in Syria`s battered city of Aleppo, as the Security Council met for urgent talks on the escalating military campaign.

Sep 25, 2016, 21:09 PM IST

Bangladesh: Ex-MP from Jamaat-e-Islami gets death penalty for war crimes

Bangladesh has so far executed four war crimes convicts since the process began to try the top Bengali perpetrators of 1971 atrocities.

Aug 10, 2016, 16:15 PM IST

U.N. urges Sri Lanka to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

Sri Lanka must prosecute war crimes committed during the long civil war with Tamil rebels to win the confidence of the Tamil minority.

Jun 28, 2016, 15:36 PM IST
ICC sentences DR Congo`s Bemba to 18 years in jail for war crimes

ICC sentences DR Congo`s Bemba to 18 years in jail for war crimes

Judges at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18 years in jail for a series of brutal rapes and murders in Central African Republic over a decade ago.

Jun 21, 2016, 19:32 PM IST
Bangladesh clears execution of top Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami

Bangladesh clears execution of top Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami

Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentence of top Islamist party leader Motiur Rahman Nizami for war crimes, paving the way for his execution within days.

May 05, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

Radical Serb leader Seselj praises `honourable` UN judges for acquittal

Radical Serb leader Vojislav Seselj on Thursday praised the "honourable and fair" UN judges who acquitted him of nine charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Mar 31, 2016, 16:24 PM IST
UN judges acquit Serb leader Seselj on all war crimes charges

UN judges acquit Serb leader Seselj on all war crimes charges

UN judges on Thursday found radical Serb leader Vojislav Seselj not guilty on all nine charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity arising out of the 1990s Balkans wars.

Mar 31, 2016, 16:05 PM IST

Congo ex-vice president guilty in landmark ICC war rape ruling

Democratic Republic of Congo`s Jean-Pierre Bemba became the highest-ranking politician convicted by the international war crimes court on Monday, when it judged him responsible for a campaign of rape and murder in Central African Republic.

Mar 22, 2016, 09:39 AM IST

ICC unveils war crimes charge for `callous` Timbuktu attack

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday accused a Malian jihadist of war crimes for "a callous" attack on the world heritage site of Timbuktu.

Mar 01, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

North Korea leaders should face trial for crimes against humanity: UN

The 2014 report prompted the UN General Assembly to urge the Security Council to consider referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court.

Jan 22, 2016, 18:34 PM IST

Ugandan rebel commander Ongwen faces 70 war crimes charges

The International Criminal Court on Thursday unveiled 70 charges of war crimes against notorious Lord`s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen.

Jan 21, 2016, 15:54 PM IST

Dhaka university cuts ties with all Pakistani varsities

Many of the assassinated 1971 intelligentsias were senior teachers of Dhaka University and majority of them were massacred towards the fag end of the liberation war.

Dec 14, 2015, 22:09 PM IST

War crimes execution: India may back Bangladesh if issue raised at global forum

India is likely to back Bangladesh if the issue of execution of two influential Opposition leaders for war crimes during the country's 1971 independence struggle against Pakistan was taken to any multilateral or international forum.

Nov 24, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

Bangladesh SC upholds death sentence of two wartime criminals

A bench of Chief Justice S.K. Sinha heard Mujahid's plea on Tuesday and Chowdhury's on Wednesday.

Nov 18, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

UN asks Sri Lanka to allow foreign judges in war crimes probe

The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday unanimously recommended a credible probe involving foreign judges and prosecutors into the alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka's battle against the LTTE, a resolution on which was surprisingly co-sponsored by Colombo despite its strong reservations.

Oct 01, 2015, 22:55 PM IST