war crimes

UN Human Rights Council ends Yemen war crimes probe

GENEVA: The UN Human Rights Council voted to end to shut down the body’s investigation of war crimes in Yemen in a blow to Western nations who wanted the probe to continue. The 47-member council voted against renewing the mandate

Indian war crimes

Pakistan has shared with the world another dossier of Indian involvement in war crimes and genocide in occupied Jammu and Kashmir along with the gross human rights violations against Kashmiris. These are serious violations of the customary rules and treaty

Pakistan shares dossier of Indian involvement in war crimes, genocide in IoK

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has shared with the world another dossier comprising incriminating audio, video and documentary evidence on gross human rights violations, war crimes, genocide and torture against the Kashmiris by the “fascist Modi regime” in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu

ICC opens Israeli-Palestinians war crimes probe

AMSTERDAM: The International Criminal Court opened a formal investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories, in a move blasted by Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu as the “essence of anti-Semitism”. Palestinian authorities hailed the decision by ICC chief prosecutor

ICC paves way for war crimes probe in Palestine

THE HAGUE: The International Criminal Court ruled that it had jurisdiction over the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, paving the way for the tribunal to open a war crimes investigation. ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda had asked the court for

Australian forces allegedly killed 39 unarmed Afghans: Report

SYDNEY (Reuters): Australian special forces killed 39 unarmed prisoners and civilians in Afghanistan, with senior commandos reportedly forcing junior soldiers to kill defenceless captives, a four year investigation found. Australia said that 19 current and former soldiers will be referred

Australia appoints Afghanistan war crimes prosecutor

SYDNEY: Australia announced the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate alleged war crimes by Australian special forces in Afghanistan after media uncovered evidence of civilians and prisoners being killed. Prime Minister Scott Morrison appointed the prosecutor to deal with

Kosovo president resigns to face war crimes court

PRISTINA: Kosovo president and former guerilla leader Hashim Thaci was in detention in The Hague just hours after he resigned to face an indictment at a war crimes court. Thaci announced he was stepping down to “protect the integrity” of

Facebook shares data on Myanmar with UN investigators

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has shared data with United Nations investigators probing international crimes in Myanmar after the lead investigator said the company was withholding evidence. Myanmar is facing charges of genocide at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over a