Monthly Archives: March 2011

Coalition Pilots Liable for War Crimes?

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been mandated to investigate war crimes in Libya by a UN Security Council resolution which gives it the power to indict all sides in the conflict. In theory, this could make it possible that … Continue reading

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Nine War Crimes Suspects Arrested in Kosovo

The European Union police and justice mission (EULEX) has said it had arrested nine people on suspicion of committing war crimes during the 1998-99 war in Kosovo. “The arrests were ordered by an EULEX pre-trial judge of the district court … Continue reading

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Carla Del Ponte

To celebrate International Women’s Day, IWCR has decided to post a profile of the inimitable and courageous Ms Carla Del Ponte, former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in the Hague. In 1981 Ms Del Ponte was appointed an … Continue reading

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War Crimes Whistleblower Faces Execution in US

Bradley Manning, a US Army intelligence officer stationed in Kuwait, is being held in solitary confinement for allegedly leaking documents to WikiLeaks. The documents allegedly show US service personnel committing war crimes and officials covering them up. His charges include … Continue reading

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UN Security Council Refers Libya To ICC

The United Nations Security Council has voted unanimously to refer Libya to the International Criminal Court to conduct an investigation into “widespread and systemic attacks” against Libyan citizens. This is only the second time the Security Council has referred a … Continue reading

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