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International War Crimes Report will not be doing any more reports in the latest news section but we will continue to expand our country reports. Please feel free to comment on the country reports or contact us should you need … Continue reading

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US Citizens Arrested for War Crimes

Two US citizens of Bosnian origin, a man and a woman, have been arrested at the request of Bosnia and Herzegovina, to face accusations that they committed war crimes there 18 years ago. Edin Dzeko, 39, and Rasema Handanovic, 38, … Continue reading

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Croatian General Sentenced to 24 Years for War Crimes

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has found Croatian General Ante Gotovina guilty of war crimes and sentenced him to 24 years in prison. Gotovina, 55, was sentenced for his role in a campaign of ethnic cleansing carried … Continue reading

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ICC To Investigate Ivory Coast War Crimes?

The International Criminal Court prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, has said he is in talks with West African states about referring alleged atrocities in the Ivory Coast to the court. Aany state that is a member of the ICC can refer a … Continue reading

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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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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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