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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

France opens war crimes inquiry against Assad regime

French authorities have launched a probe into Syrian President Bashar al-Assad`s regime for alleged war crimes, sources said Tuesday, as world powers sparred at the UN over the embattled leader`s fate.

ICC war crimes suspect Bemba, aides` bribery trial opens

 Congolese former vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba and four close associates went on trial Tuesday before the International Criminal Court, facing charges of bribing witnesses in Bemba`s war crimes case.

Backing 'watered down' US resolution on Lanka would mean denial of justice: Karunanidhi

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday cautioned India against supporting a "watered down" resolution by the US on Sri Lanka in the UN Human Rights Council over alleged rights violations during the last phase of civil war against LTTE in 2009 in the island nation.

Islamist sent to war crimes court for Timbuktu attacks

An Islamist leader was on Saturday handed over to the International Criminal Court on charges of destroying much of Mali`s fabled city of Timbuktu, in the first such case before the war crimes court, officials said.

Lanka opposes tone of proposed US resolution on war crimes

Sri Lanka on Monday described as "reparative, judgmental" and "counterproductive" the text of the draft resolution to be moved by the US at the UN rights body in Geneva on the country's alleged war crimes during the last phase of civil war with the LTTE.

UN wants international judges in Sri Lanka war crimes court

The United Nations on Wednesday detailed horrific abuses committed in Sri Lanka`s civil war, including the disappearance of tens of thousands of people, and said the country needed international help to probe war crimes and enable reconciliation.

Tamil Nadu against any move to allow Sri Lanka internal probe on 'war crimes'

Tamil Nadu on Wednesday opposed any move to allow Sri Lanka hold an internal probe into alleged human rights violations and war crimes during hostilities in 2009 and urged the Modi government to take the lead at the UN and press for an international investigation on it.

Hindu body calls for international probe into Sri Lanka war crimes

A US-based Hindu organisation has called for an international independent probe into the alleged war crimes during Sri Lanka's final assault on the LTTE as America is set to bring a resolution in the UN rights body supporting a domestic probe.

Witness tells ICC how DR Congo rebels came to `wage war`

The first witness began testifying Tuesday in the trial of former Congolese rebel Bosco Ntaganda, who stands accused before the International Criminal Court on 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Congo militia chief Ntaganda says protected civilians

Militia leader Bosco Ntaganda, on trial in The Hague on charges of orchestrating rape and murder in a conflict in northeast Congo in the early 2000s, said he was a "revolutionary rebel" trying to restore peace in the province.

Congolese `Terminator` to address war crimes trial

Congolese `Terminator` to address war crimes trial

 Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda was Thursday to address his war crimes trial at the International Criminal Court, speaking publicly for the first time since he surrendered to the US embassy in Kigali in 2013.

`Terminator` warlord terrorised DR Congo, court told

Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda gave "orders to attack and kill" hundreds of victims in a campaign of terror that decimated the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the International Criminal Court heard Wednesday.

War crimes trial of Congolese rebel `The Terminator` opens

 The trial of former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda opened at the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, where the ex-rebel dubbed "The Terminator" faces 18 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Amnesty says Sudan army committed `war crimes` in South Kordofan

 Amnesty International said on Tuesday that the Sudanese army had committed war crimes in the conflict-hit South Kordofan region, including bombing and shelling civilian areas and infrastructure.