War crimes

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DRC is rich with farmland, so why do 22 million people there face starvation? | Vava Tampa
For two decades the global community has stood by while militia groups have got away with killing, raping and looting

Vava Tampa

12, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Poet, pioneer... can family finally honour legacy of Franco victim?
DNA tests will confirm if exhumed body is Republican heroine, María Domínguez Remón, who overcame poverty to become the first female mayor

Sam Jones in Madrid

07, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The world’s bad guys are winning. Is anyone going to stand up to them? | Simon Tisdall
From the coup in Myanmar to the autocratic regimes of China and Russia, western values are under increasing threat

Simon Tisdall

07, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Drinks giant Kirin urged to cut ties with Myanmar joint venture linked to military
Japanese beer company effectively ‘empowers’ junta through its joint ventures, rights group says

Ben Doherty and Ben Butler

04, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Ugandan ex-child soldier guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity
Landmark ICC judgment met with mixed reactions by former victims of the Lord’s Resistance Army

Jason Burke, Sofi ​Lundin in Gulu and Samuel Okiror in Kampala

04, Feb, 2021 @1:24 PM

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ICC ready to rule on ex-child soldier accused of war crimes
Dominic Ongwen was abducted by Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army aged 10 before rising to high rank

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

03, Feb, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Judge who backed George Pell appeal appointed special investigator into alleged Australian war crimes
Mark Weinberg will examine Brereton report allegations that special forces soldiers committed war crimes in Afghanistan

Christopher Knaus

16, Dec, 2020 @8:22 AM

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‘My goal is justice for all Syrians’: one man’s journey from jail to witness for the prosecution
Anwar al-Bunni devoted his life to human rights in Syria. Now in exile in Germany, he is part of a landmark first prosecution for war crimes against Bashar al-Assad’s regime

Emma Graham-Harrison

12, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Human rights groups detail 'war crimes' in Nagorno-Karabakh
Amnesty and Human Rights Watch release reports showing evidence of beheadings, torture and other abuse

Andrew Roth in Moscow

10, Dec, 2020 @4:50 PM

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Australian MP and ex-soldier blasts release of 'unproven rumours' alleging Afghan war crimes
Andrew Hastie says details in Brereton report alleging special forces soldiers murdered Afghan children allowed Beijing ‘to malign our troops’

Daniel Hurst

03, Dec, 2020 @9:41 AM

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Australian army to investigate soldiers' use of dead Taliban fighter's prosthetic leg
Investigation follows revelation of pictures which show soldiers drinking from leg and carrying it on the battlefield

Rory Callinan

03, Dec, 2020 @7:28 AM

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Australians should not dismiss war crimes scandal as just a few 'bad apples', expert says
Dr Samantha Crompvoets, whose work led to the Brereton inquiry, is baffled at backlash to proposal to strip special forces of group citation

Christopher Knaus

01, Dec, 2020 @4:30 PM

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