crimes against humanity

Bosnia war witness says paramilitary raped Muslims


September 7th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A prosecution witness in the trial of wartime Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic has said she witnessed Serb paramilitary forces raping Muslim women in ... Read more...

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Syrian army committing crimes against humanity: Italian minister


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 23 (IANS/AKI) The Syrian army is committing crimes against humanity as well as ethnic cleansing of the population in its bid to quell the revolt against President Bashar ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi leader accused of killing 57 during 1971 war


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) Abdul Quader Mollah of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami party has been accused of plotting the deaths of at least 57 people in Dhaka during the 1971 war of ... Read more...

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Over 100 killed in Nigerian church attacks : UN


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) The UN human rights office has reported killing of over 100 people in Nigeria following attacks on churches by a radical Islamic group since ... Read more...

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Australian FM Carr heads to Libya to seek ICC lawyer’s release


June 19th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) -- Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr on Monday morning traveled to Libya to personally push for the release of four detained staff members of the International Criminal Court ... Read more...

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Amnesty finds evidence of state-sponsored abuse in Syria


June 15th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS/AKI) Human rights group Amnesty International has said it has collected evidence of state-sponsored rights abuses in Syria. In its 70-page report titled "Deadly Reprisals", the Britain-based ... Read more...

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Karadzic denies genocide charges in Bosnia


June 12th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has denied that forces under his command committed genocide in Bosnia. He demanded an acquittal, claiming prosecutors had failed ... Read more...

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UNSC ‘tired, unfit for purpose’: Amnesty


May 24th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council is suffering from a failure of leadership and looks "tired, out of step and increasingly unfit for purpose", human rights organisation ... Read more...

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Japan asks US to remove memorial to Korean sex slaves


May 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) A team of Japanese officials recently visited New York to ask the US to remove a plaque outside a public library that serves as a memorial ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s $25 mn Italian hotel complex seized


May 17th, 2012 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 17 (IANS/AKI) A 20-million euro ($25 million) hotel complex and land owned in Italy by the family of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have been seized.The complex is ... Read more...

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PM assures justice for dead northeast students


May 10th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday assured a delegation from the northeast of maximum efforts by the government to deliver justice in the death of ... Read more...

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Briton faces death for killing 13 Africans


May 9th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A 24-year-old Briton is facing the death penalty after being charged with the murder of 13 people in a jungle in the Central African Republic.David Simpson, ... Read more...

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Libya to seek ex spy chief’s extradition (Lead, Changing Dateline)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) Tripoli will ask Mauritania to extradite Libya's former intelligence chief arrested in the capital city of Nouakchott, an official said.The Libyan official stated it Saturday after ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s spy chief held in Mauritania


March 18th, 2012 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Late former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief has been arrested in Mauritania, one of Africa's newest oil producers countries, the Al Jazeera reported ... Read more...

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Actor George Clooney among arrested in Sudan protest


March 18th, 2012 - 2:37 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. actor George Clooney was among several political and religious figures who were arrested on Friday during a protest in front of the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, ... Read more...

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Guatemalan sentenced to over 6,000 years in prison


March 14th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 14 (IANS/EFE) A veteran of an army unit was sentenced to 6,060 years in prison for his part in the 1982 massacre of 201 peasants in northern ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia condemns Russian accusations over Syria


March 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, March 9 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has condemned a Russian statement accusing it of supporting terrorism in Syria."Such irresponsible statements are mistaking the reality of the kingdom's keenness to deal ... Read more...

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ICC issues arrest warrant for Sudanese minister


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 2 (IANS) The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an arrest warrant against Sudanese Defense Minister Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein.He is suspected of counts of crimes against ... Read more...

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Wounded British, French journalists taken out of Syria


February 28th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) British photographer Paul Conroy and French reporter Edith Bouvier, wounded in an attack in Syria that killed two other journalists last week, have been smuggled ... Read more...

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Bangladesh coup linked to 1971 war: Tahmima Anam (Interview)


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) The recent failed coup in Bangladesh was directly linked to the 1971 liberation war, says acclaimed author Tahmima Anam while rejecting fears of Islamisation in her ... Read more...

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Iraq bans visits to Saddam Hussein’s grave


January 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 22 (IANS) The Iraqi authorities Sunday banned individuals from visiting former Iraqi president Saddam Hussien's grave over two years after having already prohibited organised visits to it in ... Read more...

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‘The Burma Conspiracy’ a muddled mess (IANS Movie Review)


December 11th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Largo Winch II - The Burma Conspiracy"; Director: Jerôme Salle; Cast: Julien Rappeneau, Jerôme Salle and Sharon Stone; Rating: **When it comes to art, the secret to being truly ... Read more...

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Give access to Bangladesh war crimes trial: US official


November 28th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) The ongoing trial for crimes against humanity during the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war should be made accessible to all, a visiting US official said Monday."Given the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s youngest son Khamis still alive?


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 22 (IANS) Slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's youngest son Khamis, whose death was announced several times since the Libyan conflict erupted, is reportedly still alive, a defence ministry ... Read more...

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Libyan interim PM assures fair trial of Gaddafi’s son (Lead)


November 20th, 2011 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli (Libya), Nov 20 (IANS) Libyan interim Prime Minister Abdel Rahim el-Keeb has confirmed the capture of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam and assured a fair ... Read more...

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Russia urges fair trial for captured Saif al-Islam


November 20th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 20 (IANS) Russia Saturday hailed Libyan leaders' decision to send Saif al-Islam, the arrested son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, to court and expressed hope that he ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son Saif captured


November 19th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 19 (IANS) Saif al-Islam, son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, was captured in southern Libya Saturday, Xinhua reported. A military official said he was captured in Sebha. Thousands of ... Read more...

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Medical experiment caused 370 deaths in Mexico?


November 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 12 (IANS/EFE) An experimental medical procedure carried out by doctors at a Mexican hospital on 500 patients caused 370 deaths between 1994 and 2007, activists have charged.The ... Read more...

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ICC probes gender crimes in Libya, calls for efforts to prevent escape of Gaddafi’s son


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- The International Criminal Court (ICC) has called on countries for maximum efforts in order to prevent Muammar Gaddafi's son from leaving Libya as reports indicate a ... Read more...

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India calls for national reconciliation in Libya


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 3 (IANS) Noting that proliferation of weapons has emerged as a major threat to stability in Libya, India has asked the new authorities in Tripoli to undertake ... Read more...

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ICC in possible surrender talks with Gaddafi’s son


October 29th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- The International Criminal Court (ICC) has said it is in indirect contact with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the former Libyan leader, and is discussing ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s fugitive son says he is innocent


October 29th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saif al-Islam, the fugitive son of slain former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has told the International Criminal Court (ICC) he is innocent of crimes against ... Read more...

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US Sikh group complains against Bachchan in Australia


October 19th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) A US based Sikh group has lodged a criminal complaint against Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan in Australia for his alleged role in November 1984 ... Read more...

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IBSA condemns terror attack in New Delhi


October 18th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) The trilateral forum of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Tuesday condemned last month's terror attack in New Delhi and called for early conclusion ... Read more...

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US Sikh group seeks Kamal Nath’s prosecution in Belgium


October 7th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) A US based Sikh human rights group has sought criminal prosecution of Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath during his upcoming visit to Belgium for his ... Read more...

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