Israel may be committing war crimes in Gaza, where its punitive house demolitions and killing of children raise the "strong possibility" that it is violating international law, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said on Wednesday.
The UN Human Rights Committee Wednesday raised its concerns and questions on the issue of "comfort women" during its consideration of the sixth periodic report of Japan on its implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).
Bangladesh`s prison authorities have said fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami chief Matiur Rahman Nizami was fit for court appearance, 10 days after a special tribunal deferred the verdict on war crimes charges against him due to his sickness.
China began publishing "confessions" of 45 convicted Japanese World War II criminals on Thursday, officials said, in Beijing`s latest effort to highlight the past amid a territorial dispute between the two.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad tops a list of 20 sample war crimes indictments of government officials and rebels drafted by experts for prosecution someday, a former international war crimes prosecutor said on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka tried to claim a moral victory on Friday and insisted it would push on with reconciliation efforts after being censured by the UN`s top rights body for failing to bring perpetrators of war crimes to justice.
Sri Lanka on Monday slammed what it termed as an attempt by a British channel to denigrate Colombo ahead of the voting on a US-sponsored resolution in UNHRC over alleged rights abuses during the war with LTTE.
The International Criminal Court on Friday convicted Congolese ex-militia boss Germain Katanga of war crimes for arming an ethnic militia that carried out a 2003 village massacre with guns and machetes.
Women gang raped and then executed in their hospital beds, worshippers gunned down in a church, children executed: details are emerging of yet more atrocities committed amid South Sudan`s slide into carnage.