War crimes

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Campaigners seek to overturn Liz Truss’s resumption of Saudi arms sales
Lawyers will argue the then trade secretary ignored Saudi air force’s bombing of civilians in Yemen

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

31, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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UK offers qualified backing for tribunal to prosecute Russia’s leaders
Concerns court may undermine work of ICC in holding Putin and others to account for war crimes in Ukraine

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

20, Jan, 2023 @2:07 PM

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Ukraine war pushes civilian casualties from explosive weapons to four-year high
Reported casualties in Ukraine were eight times more than Afghanistan – and real figure likely to be much higher

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

11, Jan, 2023 @1:23 PM

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Russia must face tribunal for ‘crime of aggression’ in Ukraine, say cross-party leaders
Pressure grows on Putin as politicians and lawyers point to principles that led to Nuremberg trials of Nazi war criminals

Michael Savage Policy Editor and Emma Graham-Harrison in Kyiv

08, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Starvation being used as a weapon of war in South Sudan, report reveals
Hundreds of thousands forced into refugee camps as homes and crops destroyed and aid workers are targeted for attack

Sarah Johnson

25, Nov, 2022 @10:01 AM

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Russia says Ukrainian soldiers executed prisoners of war in Donbas region
A video has circulated on social media reportedly showing Ukrainian soldiers shooting at least 12 men

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

18, Nov, 2022 @5:38 PM

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In liberated Kherson, Ukrainians are glimpsing victory after dark days | Nataliya Gumenyuk
As I report on the aftermath of Russian occupation, there is a new sense that what once seemed impossible can be achieved, says the Ukrainian journalist Nataliya Gumenyuk

Nataliya Gumenyuk

18, Nov, 2022 @3:20 PM

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Alleged Russian ‘torture room’ uncovered in liberated Kherson
Ukrainian investigators claim Russian forces took over juvenile detention centre, beating and killing people inside

Lorenzo Tondo and Isobel Koshiw in Kherson city

16, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘We will be relentless’: top US Nazi hunter turns to Ukraine war crimes
Eli Rosenbaum says the US is poised to change its laws so his justice department unit can prosecute Russian war criminals

Julian Borger in Washington

02, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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I resigned over war crimes against women and girls in Ethiopia. I want justice | Filsan Abdi
A year ago, I gave up my post in government in protest over the conflict and failure to hold perpetrators accountable. What has changed?

Filsan Abdi

02, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Perpetrator of Syria’s Tadamon massacre still working on military base
Maj Amjad Yousef, identified on videos as killer of dozens of people, accused of directing more mass killings

Martin Chulov, Middle East correspondent

28, Oct, 2022 @4:00 AM

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‘Accountability gap’: Nobel peace prize winner warns Russian war crimes going unpunished
Oleksandra Matviichuk’s organisation has documented more than 21,000 Russian human rights violations since 2014 but she fears the world is looking the other way

Dan Sabbagh in Kyiv

26, Oct, 2022 @4:00 AM

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