Monthly Archives: February 2011

Civilian Deaths Direct Result of World Inaction On War Crimes?

Normally at IWCR we like to keep to a policy of maximum facts, minimum opinion. This post is an exception. In our opinion, what is happening in the Middle East, particularly in Bahrain and in Libya, could be regarded as … Continue reading

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EU Tells Croatia It Must Investigate War Crimes

Brussels says Croatia must do more to investigate war crimes, and make its judiciary more independent, if it is to join the European Union. EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule said that the government in Zagreb would have to improve efforts … Continue reading

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Congolese Soldiers Accused of Rape

Eleven Congolese government soldiers accused of raping more than 60 women have gone on trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s pioneering “mobile gender court”. The court exists within the structure of the DRC’s justice system and travels to remote … Continue reading

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Nazi War Crimes Suspect Dies

Accused Nazi war criminal Peter Egner, suspected of helping commit genocide as a transport guard for mobile gas chambers and Auschwitz-bound death trains during World War Two, has died before he could be brought to trial in the US. Egner, … Continue reading

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France Arrest Srebrenica War Crimes Suspect

Milorad Momic, a former Serbian paramilitary suspected of taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre of nearly 8,000 Muslims in Bosnia, has been arrested in southeastern France. A judge will decide this week whether he will be extradited to Serbia. … Continue reading

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