Monthly Archives: October 2010

Serbia Nearer to EU Membership

Serbia has taken a step toward joining the European Union, while the EU warned that further progress would depend on arresting the remaining war-crimes suspects still at large. The Dutch had ruled out further moves towards membership until Serbia captures … Continue reading

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War Crimes Suspect Arrested in France

Callixte Mbarushimana, a Rwandan rebel leader wanted for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been arrested in France under a warrant issued by the International Criminal Court. Mbarushimana is charged with 11 … Continue reading

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War Crimes Tribunals Hindered by Lack of Staff

War Crimes Trials in Rwanda and in the former Yugoslavia are being hampered by the international community’s lack of will to arrest fugitives and to offer long-term contracts to staff. In the case of Rwanda, ten fugitives are still at … Continue reading

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Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi Reject War Crimes Report

Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi are threatening to pull out of UN peacekeeping missions if the UN publishes a report accusing all three of war crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo from 1993 to 2003. In an early leaked version … Continue reading

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