War crimes

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Front-line chaplains: emergency services for the soul
Could you calm someone living in a war zone? Michael Segalov meets five counsellors facing up to terrible challenges

Michael Segalov

07, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Imperial War Museum Holocaust Galleries review – history’s greatest horror
Under glaring lights, the IWM’s new permanent exhibit lays bare the unspeakable atrocity through the small, human details

Jonathan Freedland

10, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Old wounds are exposed as Spain finally brings up the bodies of Franco’s victims
In 1940, thousands of the dictator’s opponents were summarily shot and thrown into mass graves. Now these are being opened

Sam Jones in Guadalajara

09, Oct, 2021 @4:15 PM

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Inside the CIA’s secret Kabul base, burned out and abandoned in haste
A Taliban commander invited the media to inspect the site where America plotted killing raids and tortured prisoners

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

03, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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First judgments at Nuremberg war crimes tribunal – archive, October 1946
How the Guardian reported the verdicts handed down to Germany’s Nazi leaders for crimes committed during the second world war

compiled by Richard Nelsson

01, Oct, 2021 @8:49 AM

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ICC asked to relaunch inquiry into Taliban and IS ‘war crimes’
Move shows court’s determination to investigate contemporary as well as past crimes against humanity

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

27, Sep, 2021 @10:14 AM

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My grandmother’s Nazi killer evaded justice. Modern war criminals must not
As the 75th anniversary of the Nuremburg trials approaches, Ilse Cohn’s grandson calls for international law to ensure those committing atrocities today face retribution

Robin Lustig

19, Sep, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Investigation of alleged Australian war crimes could be hindered by fall of Afghan government
The Office of the Special Investigator is unlikely to be able to conduct evidence-gathering in Afghanistan any time soon

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

21, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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New book reveals detailed accounts of alleged war crimes by Australian forces in Afghanistan
The ABC’s Mark Willacy has pieced together eyewitness accounts and alleged cover-up efforts

Daniel Hurst

17, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Court hears Ben Roberts-Smith’s ex-wife dug up USB sticks from family backyard
The USBs containing classified information from SAS missions in Afghanistan were handed to police, the former soldier’s defamation trial has been told

Ben Doherty

13, Aug, 2021 @9:16 AM

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Serbian secret police chiefs sentenced to 12 years over Bosnian war atrocities
The Hague rules Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović supported Serb paramilitaries in ethnic cleansing in Bosanski Šamac

Julian Borger World affairs editor

30, Jun, 2021 @5:02 PM

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Serbian secret police chiefs face verdict over atrocities in Croatia and Bosnia
Tribunal in The Hague to give judgment on Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović for role in ethnic cleansing in 1990s

Julian Borger World affairs editor

29, Jun, 2021 @5:28 PM

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