War crimes

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Ben Roberts-Smith committed war crimes in my country – his targets are the forgotten victims of Australia's Afghan war | Shadi Khan Saif
The judge in Roberts-Smith’s defamation case found he committed murder. Will Australia remember the names of those Afghans whose deaths sat at the centre of testimony?

Shadi Khan Saif

01, Jun, 2023 @7:03 AM

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West may have to negotiate with Putin as well as pursue war crimes trial, Macron says
French president calls for ‘path to membership of Nato’ for Ukraine and reconciliation of east and west

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

31, May, 2023 @4:02 PM

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Court widens war crimes convictions of former Serbian security officers
Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović lose appeal at The Hague over crimes in 1990s Balkan wars

Peter Beaumont

31, May, 2023 @1:31 PM

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‘I have been waiting a long time to be arrested’: Rwandan war criminal Fulgence Kayishema tracked to South Africa
Fulgence Kayishema, involved in the killing of over 2000 Tutsis, was found working on a farm in wine country near Cape Town

Julian Borger

25, May, 2023 @1:40 PM

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Rwandan ex-police chief arrested in South Africa over 1994 genocide
Fulgence Kayishema, 62, charged with playing leading role in church killing of more than 2,000 people

Julian Borger

25, May, 2023 @9:40 AM

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Zelenskiy strengthens calls for a new war crimes tribunal to try Putin
‘The aggressor must feel the full power of justice,’ Ukrainian president says in The Hague

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels, and agencies

04, May, 2023 @1:19 PM

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Murder, ‘alcohol and prostitutes’: Wagner convicts pardoned by Putin return to terrorise home towns
Violent criminals who served with the notorious Russian militia in Ukraine are terrorising the communities they return to

Pjotr Sauer

22, Apr, 2023 @12:25 PM

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‘They just left the corpses lying there’: survivors speak about the horrors of a massacre in northern Tigray
Human rights experts fear perpetrators will not face justice for the hundreds of civilians murdered in the last fighting of the two-year war in Ethiopia

Fred Harter in Addis Ababa

20, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘I do not regret a thing’: Wagner fighter admits torturing Ukrainian troops and PoWs
Former convict tells of torturing troops and says he does ‘not regret a single thing’

Pjotr Sauer

18, Apr, 2023 @6:20 PM

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War crimes tribunal centres on how much former Kosovan president knew
Once feted by Tony Blair and Madeleine Albright, Hashim Thaçi stands accused in The Hague of complicity in torture and murder

Peter Beaumont

10, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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From Nuremberg to the ICC, Ben Ferencz never gave up fighting for international justice
The legal icon, who has died aged 103, witnessed then prosecuted Nazi war crimes and campaigned tirelessly for ‘law not war’

Nadia Khomami

09, Apr, 2023 @4:54 PM

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‘We lay like corpses. Then the raping began’: 52 years on, Bangladesh’s rape camp survivors speak out
In 1971, the Pakistan army began a brutal crackdown against Bengalis in which hundreds of thousands of women were detained and repeatedly brutalised. Only now are their stories beginning to be told

Thaslima Begum in Dhaka

03, Apr, 2023 @7:00 AM

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