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UN panel concludes war crimes perpetrated in Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces and pro-government shabiha fighters have perpetrated war crimes and crimes against humanity on Syrian civilians, a U.N. expert panel concluded Wednesday, in a report that provides in chilling detail further evidence of a conflict spiraling out of control.


U.N. court acquits Karadzic of 1 genocide count

The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal acquitted former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of one of two genocide charges.


Genocide trial for Bosnian commander Mladic opens

Ratko Mladic

Twenty years after the opening shots of the Bosnian War, former Bosnian Serb military commander Gen. Ratko Mladic has gone on trial at a UN tribunal on 11 charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.


Conviction of Liberia's Charles Taylor seen as double-edged

Charles Taylor

A war crimes court's verdict sends a message to other warlords, but it also could hinder peace negotiations, analysts say. The litany of abuses was chilling: mass murder, rape, sexual slavery. Forcing children to fight.


ICC rejects Palestine recognition

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected a request by the Palestinian Authority to recognise the court's jurisdiction.


Serbia Arrests Last U.N. War Crimes Fugitive, Reports Say

Serbian authorities have arrested Goran Hadzic, the last remaining fugitive sought by the U.N. war crimes court, TV station B92 reported Wednesday.


Mladic supporters clash with police in Belgrade after rally

Protesters throwing stones and bottles clashed with baton-wielding riot police Sunday in Belgrade after several thousand Serbian nationalist supporters of jailed war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic rallied outside the parliament building to demand his release.


War crimes suspect Ratko Mladic can be extradited, judge rules

The decision clears the way for Ratko Mladic to be sent to the war crimes tribunal at The Hague to face charges of genocide and crimes against humanity. His son says the 69-year-old suspect is 'very, very frail.'


Serbia: War crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic arrested

Serbia: War crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic arrested

The Serbian president has confirmed war crimes fugitive, wanted since 1995, Ratko Mladic has been arrested.


Farrow to testify at war crimes trial

Farrow to testify at war crimes trial

Actress Mia Farrow is expected to testify next week at the war crimes trial of Charles Taylor, the former president of Liberia who prosecutors allege funded a brutal civil war using blood diamonds.

Senh: This war crimes trial involving Charles Taylor is getting more and more interesting. First, there's Naomi Campbell. Now, Mia Farrow. And it involves blood diamonds.


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