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.

Bangladesh SC upholds BNP leader's death penalty for war crimes

Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death penalty given by a special tribunal to an influential opposition BNP leader and an aide of former prime minister Khaleda Zia for committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 independence war against Pakistan.

Bangladesh upholds opposition politician's death sentence

Bangladesh`s highest court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence handed down to a top opposition politician for war crimes during the country`s 1971 independence conflict against Pakistan.

Bangladesh upholds opposition politician’s death sentence

Bangladesh`s highest court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence handed down to a top opposition politician for war crimes during the country`s 1971 independence conflict against Pakistan.

Don't let Afghan soldiers do war crimes: Rights body
Don't let Afghan soldiers do war crimes: Rights body

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani should denounce remarks by the chief of the army offering soldiers protection from punishment for war crimes, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.

Israel snubs UN rights body over Gaza war report

Israel snubbed a United Nations Human Rights Council session Monday debating a scathing report detailing likely war crimes committed during last year`s Gaza war, with Israel`s ambassador slamming the body as "morally flawed".

Palestinians submits evidence against Israel to international court

The Palestinian Authority on Thursday submitted a first dossier of evidence to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in support of its campaign to have Israel investigated for alleged war crimes.

Sri Lanka says war crimes probe delayed
Sri Lanka says war crimes probe delayed

 Sri Lanka`s proposed war crimes investigation has been delayed by several months until September as the government focuses on impending parliamentary elections, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said Wednesday.

Israel `does not commit war crimes`, PM says after Gaza report

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted Monday Israel "does not commit war crimes" after a UN report said both sides may have carried out such acts in last summer`s Gaza conflict.

`War crimes` likely by both sides in 2014 Gaza war: UN report
`War crimes` likely by both sides in 2014 Gaza war: UN report

Both Israel and Palestinian militants may have committed war crimes during last year`s Gaza war, a widely anticipated United Nations report said Monday, decrying "unprecedented" devastation and human suffering.

Sudanese president's whereabouts unknown

 As a judge here prepared to rule on Monday on whether South African authorities must arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for "crimes against humanity", confusion prevailed about his whereabouts.

Fugitive Razakar commander gets death for war crimes in Bangladesh

 A fugitive commander of the notorious Razakar Bahini, an auxiliary force of the Pakistani troops, was today sentenced to death by a Bangladeshi court for massacre and torture particularly of Hindus during the country's 1971 liberation war.

App empowers civilians to capture evidence of war crimes on smartphones
App empowers civilians to capture evidence of war crimes on smartphones

A new mobile phone app enabling civilians in conflict-torn countries to capture and share verifiable footage of war crimes will help authorities to prosecute the perpetrators, a leading legal body said as it launched the app on Monday.

Nigerian president vows to look into Amnesty report alleging army war crimes

Nigeria`s new president, Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday promised to look into an Amnesty International report urging the International Criminal Court to probe senior military officers for war crimes in the battle against Boko Haram.

Libya court to rule on Gaddafi''s son Saif, former officials on July 28

A Libyan court will rule on July 28 on a son of Muammar Gaddafi and 36 other former regime officials accused of war crimes and suppressing peaceful protests during the 2011 revolution, a state prosecutor said on Monday.

Croatia backs law on compensating war rape victims

Croatian lawmakers on Friday adopted a law on compensating the victims of sexual violence committed during the country`s independence war, which ended almost two decades ago.

US think tank urges continued human rights pressure on Sri Lanka

There is little hope of post-war reconciliation in Sri Lanka unless the new government acts to end the oppression of minority Tamils and ensure reconciliation, a U.S. think tank said on Thursday, urging continued pressure on the country.

EU judges jail 11 ex-Kosovo Albanian guerrillas for war crimes

 European Union judges in Kosovo sentenced 11 former Kosovo Albanian guerrillas, two of them close to ex-prime minister Hashim Thaci, to prison terms on Wednesday for war crimes committed during Kosovo`s 1998-99 pro-independence uprising.

New Sri Lanka Army chief attacked by rights group

 Sri Lanka`s promotion of a senior officer whose division was implicated in serious human rights abuses casts doubt on government pledges to credibly investigate alleged war crimes, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday.

Investigators say have war crimes case on Syria`s Assad

Investigators and lawyers said Wednesday that they have built war crimes cases against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and key institutions of his regime with documents smuggled out of the country.