Monthly Archives: September 2010

US Soldiers Face Afghan War Crimes Tribunal

A military tribunal will begin today for the first of twelve US soldiers who are accused of killing Afghan civilians. The accused are alleged to have chosen their victims at random. And collected their fingers as trophies. The tribunal will … Continue reading

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Genocide Charges for Former Khmer Rouge Leaders

After lengthy and contentious debate, a further four former Khmer Rouge leaders are to be tried by the United Nations-backed war-crimes court in Cambodia with genocide as well as with war crimes and crimes against humanity. The four are the … Continue reading

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British Troops Accused of Murdering Civilians

British troops are suspected of being responsible for the murder and manslaughter of a number of civilians in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Victims in Iraq include men who have drowned after allegedly being pushed into canals and a man who … Continue reading

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Uganda Tries War Crime Suspect

Colonel Thomas Kwoyelo, the fourth in command of Uganda’s rebel Lords Resistance Army (LRA), which terrorized northern Uganda for over two decades, has been committed to the war crimes court in the capital Kampala, for trial. This will be Uganda’s … Continue reading

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Serbian War Crimes Fugitive Hideout Found

Serb authorities have apparently found an apartment thought to have been used until recently by infamous war crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic. The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague has charged Mladic with genocide, identifying him as … Continue reading

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