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‘Invisible children’ 2012 campaign launched to bring Kony to justice


March 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Invisible Children," a non-profit organization, has launched an ambitious campaign to bring Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony to justice. Kony, who is the leader of the ... 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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Yugoslavian leader Ante Markovic dies


November 28th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Zagreb, Croatia, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ante Markovic, the last leader of former Yugoslavia, has passed away at the age of 87 years. Family members say the former Prime Minister died suddenly ... Read more...

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Malaysian mock tribunal finds Bush, Blair guilty of ‘crimes against peace’


November 24th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by BNO News
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Malaysian mock tribunal has convicted former U.S. President George W. Bush and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair of 'crimes against peace' over the 2003 ... Read more...

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War crimes suspect Hadzic extradited to The Hague


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serbian war crimes suspect Goran Hadzic was extradited to The Hague Friday, where he will face a UN war crimes tribunal.The extradition went ahead after ... Read more...

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Mladic arrives in The Hague to face war crimes charges


June 1st, 2011 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 1 (IANS) Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic Tuesday arrived in the Netherlands to face trial on war crimes charges, Xinhua reported.The war crimes suspect was ... Read more...

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Clashes erupt in Serbia protest against Mladic arrest


May 30th, 2011 - 4:42 am ICT by BNO News
BELGRADE (BNO NEWS) -- Clashes erupted on Sunday between Serbian police and ultra-nationalist protesters who demonstrated against the arrest of Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic, CNN reported.Thousands of demonstrators, including ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Islamist leader admits after 40 years: ‘It was genocide’


May 5th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) Chief of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party Thursday said that killing of unarmed civilians during the movement for liberation from Pakistan in 1971 was "genocide", his interrogator ... Read more...

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Bangladesh tribunal denies bail to ‘war crimes’ accused


April 21st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 21 (IANS) A judicial panel in Bangladesh Thursday rejected bail petitions of four Islamist leaders and allowed their interrogation by the police on charges of committing "war crimes" ... Read more...

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Croatian protesters continue to challenge government


March 1st, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Zagreb, March 1 (IANS/AKI) Croatian anti-government protesters continued to demonstrate Tuesday in the capital Zagreb and other cities, with demonstrators calling for an end to corruption and demanding government resignations and ... Read more...

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There “possibly could be” military option for foreign forces in Libya: McCain


February 28th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Arizona Senator John McCain has said the United States or international forces could provide support to Libyans seeking to overthrow Colonel Muammar Gaddafi regime.On being asked if ... Read more...

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Jailed Islamists engage British lawyers


February 6th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) The Jamaat-e-Islami has engaged three British legal experts to defend its top leaders accused of committing "war crimes" during Bangladesh's liberation struggle of 1971.Steven Kay, Toby Cadman ... Read more...

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Dhaka court rejects plea on `war criminals’ in Pakistan


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 2 (IANS) The Dhaka High Court Wednesday rejected a writ petition seeking a direction to the government to bring back to trial 195 Pakistan Army personnel accused of killing ... Read more...

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Dhaka may arrest top Islamist leader for war crimes


January 30th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 30 (IANS) Bangladesh's top Islamist leader Ghulam Azam, who chaired the formation of the militia that allegedly killed thousands of unarmed civilians four decades ago, may be arrested on ... Read more...

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Australia under pressure to reject Sri Lankan envoy


January 24th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): Australia is under pressure to reject Sri Lanka's choice of naming former Navy Chief as its next envoy in Canberra.Former Sri Lankan Navy Chief Thisara Samarasinghe has ... Read more...

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US to help Bangladesh organise “transparent” war crime trials


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): An American envoy has said his country would help Bangladesh "hold an open and transparent trial" in connection with the 1971 independence war."The US government will help Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Protests planned in US against Dhaka’s war crimes trial


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 2 (IANS) The Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami plans to stage protests in the US, Britain and some Middle East nations against the impending trial of its top brass accused of war ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition leader faces trial for ‘war crime’


December 30th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 30 (IANS) Bangladesh's war crimes tribunal Thursday began the trial of an opposition lawmaker accused of killing over a hundred people during the country's liberation war in 1971.The three-judge ... Read more...

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Milosevic confidante jailed in Serbia for embezzlement


December 28th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Dec 28 (IANS/AKI) A Belgrade court has sentenced a confidante of former president of Yogoslavia and Serbia Slobodan Milosevic to eight years in prison for defrauding the country of 60 million ... Read more...

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Dhaka Islamists drag India in blame game over 1971 war crimes


December 15th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 15 (IANS) Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, the Jamaat-e-Islami - facing charges of targeting unarmed civilians during the 1971 war - has now accused India of killing a score of ... Read more...

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Campbell accused of lying about ex-manager’s profits in perfume dispute


November 4th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 4 (ANI): Cosmetic company Moodform Mission has accused Naomi Campbell of lying about her ex-manager cashing in on her line of fragrances.The company sued the hot-tempered supermodel last ... Read more...

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Dhaka court questions repatriation of Pakistani war criminals


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 3 (IANS) A Dhaka court has questioned the "Delhi Treaty" under which Bangladesh agreed to return 195 Pakistani soldiers who had surrendered in the 1971 war. It has asked the ... Read more...

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Khadr a ‘rock star’ in Guantanamo, psychiatrist testifies


October 27th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct. 27 (ANI): In powerful, sweeping testimony, a forensic psychiatrist has described Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr as a "rock star" at the US maintained detention camp.Michael Welner, who studied the ... Read more...

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100 skeletons found in lake bordering Serbia, Bosnia


October 27th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sarajevo, Oct 27 (IANS/AKI) At least 100 skeletons, believed to belong to victims of 1992-95 war, have been discovered in lake Perucac, bordering Serbia and Bosnia, officials said.Amor Masovic, the head of ... Read more...

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Campbell ‘felt she was on trial while testifying at war crimes tribunal’


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Naomi Campbell says she felt as if she was on trial instead of Liberian warlord Charles Taylor's, when she testified at an international war crimes tribunal this ... Read more...

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Former Nelson Mandela charity trustee faces ‘blood diamonds’ charges


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): South African authorities have revealed that Jeremy Ractliffe, former Nelson Mandela charity trustee, is facing criminal charges after British supermodel Naomi Campbell testified that she gave him ... Read more...

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Top BNP leader faces arrest for targeting Hindus


September 26th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong, Sep 26 (IANS) A top opposition leader may be arrested in Bangladesh for his alleged role in targeting members of the minority Hindu community in and around this port town during ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s opposition lawmaker named as ‘collaborator’


September 25th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong, Sep 25 (IANS) A group of witnesses belonging to the minority Hindu community has accused a senior opposition lawmaker of being a 'collaborator' who killed at the behest of the then ... Read more...

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Remains of 11 people found near Serbia-Bosnia border


September 14th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Sep 14 (DPA) The remains of at least 11 victims of the 1992-95 war in Bosnia were found in a drained artificial lake on the border between Bosnia and Serbia, Serbian ... Read more...

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I have nothing to gain from lying about ‘blood diamonds’, says Campbell


August 11th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): During her evidence to the war crimes trial of Charles Taylor, Naomi Campbell insisted that she has "nothing to gain" from lying.The British supermodel, who could face ... Read more...

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Campbell wants to get on with her life after ‘blood diamond’ testimony


August 6th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 6 (ANI): Naomi Campbell wants to get war crimes tribunal 'to get over with' and get on with her life.Speaking at the the trial to determine whether Liberian ... Read more...

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Court promises full privacy to Naomi Campbell at her court hearing


August 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 04 (ANI): Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been granted special protection when she testifies at a UN war crimes tribunal over claims that she was given a blood diamond by ... Read more...

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Khmer Rouge Prison Chief Sentenced To 35 Years


July 26th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cambodia saw justice being served after decades as a UN tribunal sentenced the infamous former prison chief of Khmer Rouge, Duch, to 35 years in prison. ... Read more...

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Khmer Rouge torturer sentenced to 35 years (Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 26 (DPA) Comrade Duch, the former head of the Khmer Rouge's notorious torture and execution prison known as S-21, was Monday sentenced to 35 years in jail at the ... Read more...

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Khmer Rouge prison chief sentenced to 35 years in prison


July 26th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Phnom Penh (Cambodia), July 26 (ANI): Khmer Rouge prison chief Kaing Guek Eav, who participated in the torture and killing of Kiwi Rob Hamill's brother, has been sentenced to 35 years in ... Read more...

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