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"Nothing can compensate for our pain but it is important that justice is done."
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A UN war crimes tribunal has convicted Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic of genocide and sentenced him to life imprisonment. This is a breaking news story and will be updated. Check back for th...
Nadia Murad, an ISIS survivor, and Amal Clooney attend a Security Council meeting set to adopt a resolution to help preserve evidence of ISIS crimes in Iraq. U.N. headquarters, New York, Sept 21.
He had been found working as a golf instructor in Perth under the name of Daniel Snedden.
UNITED NATIONS — For the first time, the United Nations has launched an international investigation into the crimes of the so-called Islamic State. In doing so, the U.N. sends a message to ISIS...
Carla del Ponte addresses the media during a press conference at the U.N. in June 2015.
The report found 33 chemical weapon attacks to date.
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A veteran international prosecutor announced she plans to quit the United Nations commission investigating human rights abuses in Syria because of the international community's inaction when it comes...
As tens of thousands of people in South Sudan starve to death amid a raging civil war, the government seems to be fanning the flames instead of trying to douse the fire. One day after officially decl...
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...