Syrian government forces are committing "crimes against humanity" by indiscriminately bombing Aleppo, Amnesty International said on Tuesday, as it also criticised rebels for abuses including "war crimes".
Ukraine wants the International Criminal Court to investigate all alleged recent war crimes in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said in an interview, broadening an existing probe.
Hardline Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik, who has long denied the 1995 genocide of Srebrenica Muslims, in a surprise move Thursday paid his respects to the victims at a memorial in the ill-fated town.
The United Nations human rights office said on Thursday that Islamic State fighters may have committed genocide against the minority Yazidi community in Iraq as well as crimes against humanity and war crimes against civilians including children.
The Syrian government committed "war crimes" in the airstrikes launched in the northeastern province of al-Raqqa in November 2014, killing 115 civilians, 14 of whom were children, according to a report released by Amnesty International on Tuesday.
Bangladesh's fugitive former lawmaker Abdul Jabbar was today sentenced to jail until death by a special tribunal for committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 independence war against Pakistan.
United Nations war crimes investigators plan to publish names of suspects involved in Syria`s four-year war and push for new ways to bring them to justice, in a radical change of strategy announced on Friday.
Sri Lanka`s new government won a six-month delay on Monday in the publication of a report on alleged war crimes, after the UN human rights chief praised its willingness to open the country up to scrutiny.
Nepal set up two commissions on Tuesday to investigate long-simmering allegations of human rights abuses and disappearances during the Himalayan nation`s decade-long civil war, a government minister said.