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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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Hutu Rebel Leader to Appear at The Hague

Rwandan rebel leader Callixte Mbarushimana has been delivered to the International Criminal Court in The Hague to face charges of murder, torture and rape of Congolese civilians. The ICC suspects Mbarushimana of five crimes against humanity and six war crimes … Continue reading

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Canadian Citizen Arrested on War Crimes Charges

A naturalised Canadian and US citizen, wanted in Guatemala on charges of war crimes, has been arrested in Canada. Jorge Vinicio Orantes Sosa, 52, is wanted in Guatemala for the killing of 251 men, women and children during the Central … Continue reading

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John Demjanjuk Charged With War Crimes Again

Spain has charged 90-year-old John Demjanjuk with war crimes for his role in a German concentration camp. This is the fourth time a nation has accused the former Seven Hills’ autoworker of being a Nazi guard. Demjanjuk has been on … Continue reading

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Croation War Crimes Suspect to be Tried in Croatia?

On January 5th, Croatian war crimes suspect Tomislav Purda was arrested at the border between Bosnia and Croatia on a Serbian arrest warrant for allegedly committing crimes against ethnic Serbs during the 1991 war in Yugoslavia. He is now in … Continue reading

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Bosnian War Crimes Suspect Arrested in Sweden

A man has been arrested in Sweden on suspicion of war crimes during the 1992-95 Bosnian war, Swedish police have confirmed. The man who was in his mid-40s, was believed to have been in Sweden since 2009 but is not … Continue reading

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Serbian War Crimes Suspect Arrested in Montenegro

A member of a Serbian paramilitary group alleged to have committed war crimes in Kosovo has been arrested in Montenegro. Milojko Nikolic, nicknamed Sumadija, belonged to the paramilitary Sakali (Jackal) unit which is accused of atrocities committed against ethnic Albanian … Continue reading

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