Punitive Israeli house demolitions a `war crime`: HRW

 Human Rights Watch called on Israel Saturday to stop razing the homes of Palestinians accused of attacking Israelis, saying the practice can constitute a war crime.

State-backed Iraq Shiite militias commit `war crimes`: Amnesty

Shiite militias backed by the Iraqi army are committing war crimes against civilians in their fightback against the Islamic State jihadist group, rights watchdog Amnesty International said Tuesday.

War crimes commission takes aim at Islamic State

The head of the independent UN commission on Syrian war crimes said that commanders of the Islamic State extremist group are "good candidates" to be put on a confidential list of alleged perpetrators.

Bangladesh forms task force to bring back fugitives hiding abroad

Bangladesh set up high-level task force to bring back home all fugitives, including those involved in 1971 war crimes and assassination of country`s founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Ex Bangladesh minister under H M Ershad indicted for war crimes

A former Bangladeshi minister from Jatiya Party was on Sunday indicted by a special court here on 16 war crime charges, including genocide, committed during the country`s 1971 liberation war.

War crime accused takes mayoral oath in Kosovo

Newly-elected mayor of the municipality of Skenderaj/Srbica, Sami Lushtaku, who is facing war crime charges, was briefly taken from the Mitrovica detention centre Friday to his hometown to take the oath for third term in office, Xinhua reported.

Bosnian police arrests 7 war crimes suspects

Authorities say police have detained seven former Bosnian Army soldiers who are suspected of having killed 20 Bosnian Serb civilians during the country`s 1992-95 war.

Bangladesh PM blasts Zia for remaining silent on Pak resolution

Bangladesh PM rime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday criticised her arch-rival BNP chief Khaleda Zia for her silence on a Pakistani parliamentary resolution against the hanging of a fundamentalist leader for war crimes.

Charity accuses Sri Lanka over `heinous` aid workers massacre

France`s Action Against Hunger (ACF) on Tuesday accused Sri Lankan security forces of killing 17 aid workers in cold blood and then organising a cover-up of what it termed a "heinous" war crime.

`India can`t treat Saurabh Kalia`s torture as war crime`

Centre has clarified its stand that it will not treat Indian Army Capt. Saurabh Kalia`s torture by the Pakistan Army in 1999 during the Kargil conflict as a war crime, its counsel said on Monday.

Sri Lanka Army committed war crimes, shows new documentary ahead of CHOGM

In what could raise more questions about the Sri Lankan Army’s actions, a new video shows a Tamil Tiger television presenter, suggesting she was captured alive and killed.

Bangladesh sentences former minister Abdul Alim for war crime

A former Bangladesh minister, Abdul Alim, was sentenced to life imprisonment by a war tribunal on Wednesday after he was found guilty of war crimes.

Chemical weapons attack in Syria ‘a war crime’: UN chief Ban Ki-moon

Although the UN report on Syria chemical weapons did not apportion blame on who perpetrated the crime, UN Chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday called the attack as a “war crime”.

Shahbag protests: For a secular Bangladesh

Hundreds of protesters, mostly youth, both men and women, gather everyday to demand death penalty for those who committed war crimes during the 1971 war of independence.

2 killed in B`desh in fresh clashes over war crime

Two people were killed in continuing violence in Bangladesh as supporters of the Jamaat-e-Islami party clashed with police.

Lankan war report is a whitewash: Rights group

The war report takes no responsibility for civilian deaths or for any alleged war rules` violations.

War crime charges against Bangladesh Islamist

Delwar Hossain Sayedee has been accused of crimes against humanity, forcible conversion to Islam.

War crime trial to be immune from legal challenges

Banglades govt plans to amend the
constitution to make the special war crimes tribunal immune
from legal challenges.

Ratko Mladic refuses to plead

Former Bosnian Serb Army chief Ratko Mladic has refused to enter a guilt plea tribunal for Yugoslavia (ICTY) at The Hague, describing the war crime
charges against him as "obnoxious".

"Cooperative" Mladic to face tribunal on Friday

Europe`s most wanted Mladic was arrested in Serbia & extradited to Holland.