War crimes

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Come to This Court and Cry by Linda Kinstler review – when Holocaust memories fade
What happens if Nazi butchers are ‘reassessed’ in the name of national pride?

Dorian Lynskey

21, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Russian soldier pleads guilty in first Ukraine war crimes trial since invasion
Tank commander Vadim Shysimarin, 21, admits shooting dead a 62-year-old civilian who was on a bicycle

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kyiv

18, May, 2022 @4:11 PM

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Zimbabwe denies harbouring deceased Rwandan genocide fugitive
DNA shows body exhumed in the country was Protais Mpiranya, Rwanda’s most wanted fugitive

Nyasha Chingono in Harare, Jason Burke and Julian Borger

15, May, 2022 @4:03 PM

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Twenty-year search for Rwanda genocide suspect ends in Zimbabwe grave
Inside the manhunt for Protais Mpiranya, accused of Rwandan mass killings and the world’s most wanted war crimes fugitive

Julian Borger World affairs editor

12, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The Hunters: the small UN unit that tracked down Rwanda’s worst killers
The work of highly effective tracking teams offer model to follow in future efforts to prosecute war criminals

Julian Borger World affairs editor

12, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Ukraine prosecutors ready to launch first war crimes trials of Russia conflict
Exclusive: Russian soldier who allegedly killed man before raping his wife to be among first to face trial

Daniel Boffey in Kyiv and Pjotr Sauer

11, May, 2022 @1:31 PM

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‘I didn’t believe stories of atrocities in Ukraine. But then I saw the photos’
Based over the border in Poland, one rights activist tells of her shock at hearing accounts of rape and murder in Ukraine

Oxana Lytvynenko, as told to Weronika Strzyżyńska

06, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Men and boys among alleged rape victims of Russian soldiers in Ukraine
UN chief on sexual violence warns dozens of cases under investigation are ‘tip of the iceberg’

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kyiv

03, May, 2022 @7:31 PM

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How the barbaric lessons learned in Syria came to haunt one small Ukrainian village
West of Kyiv, a Russian unit led by Syria veterans set up camp and began a drunken, murderous campaign

Emma Graham-Harrison, Isobel Koshiw and Lorenzo Tondo in Motyzhyn

30, Apr, 2022 @6:25 PM

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‘Someone has to do it’: the volunteers exhuming Kyiv region’s dead
Grisly work in woodland and cemeteries in push to officially record civilian deaths

Isobel Koshiw and Lorenzo Tondo in Borodyanka, Kyiv region

30, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK team to investigate sexual violence in Ukraine, says Truss
Foreign secretary emphasises urgency of holding to account those who use rape as a weapon of war

Guardian staff and agencies

29, Apr, 2022 @1:39 PM

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UN secretary general describes war in Ukraine as ‘absurdity’ in 21st century
António Guterres visits Borodianka outside Kyiv where Russian forces are accused of massacring civilians

Jon Henley and Julian Borger in Washington

28, Apr, 2022 @11:15 AM

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