According to Human Rights Watch, the attacks were part of the overall military strategy to retake the city.
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Up to 13,000 people have been executed.
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The probe shows the decision to use toxic weapons came from the very top.
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They include targeting of hospitals in airstrikes.
Shi’ite Muslim militias have reportedly been using using weapons from Iraqi military stockpiles.
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War crimes have driven this conflict. There needs to be justice for those crimes.
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The U.S. government says otherwise.
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An Islamist fighter has pleaded guilty in the Hague for destroying parts of the fabled West African trading city of Timbuktu.
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How a group of ex-prisoners and female lawyers brought a former U.S.-backed tyrant to justice.
A few minutes into his opening statement in the case against Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo before the International Criminal Court in 2009, the prosecutor stopped speaking. He pointed to a sc...