Showing posts with label war crimes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label war crimes. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Kosovo's President Thaci resigns to face war crimes court


Thaci was political chief of Kosovo's rebel army

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci resigned Thursday to face an indictment from a war crimes court in The Hague, a dramatic downfall for a man who has loomed over the former Serbian province for more than a decade.

Friday, September 18, 2020

UN urges Turkey to investigate possible war crimes in north Syria

UN urges Turkey to investigate possible war crimes in north Syria

The United Nations has urged Turkey to investigate possible war crimes and other rights violations it says were carried out by armed groups in the area of northern Syria it controls.

Friday, July 13, 2018

US-Led Airstrikes Kill over 30 Civilians in Syria’s Al-Bukamal

US-Led Airstrikes Kill over 30 Civilians in Syria
At least 30 civilians were killed and many more injured after the US-led coalition pounded residential areas in Syria’s eastern city of Al-Bukamal, Deir ez-Zor province, purportedly targeting Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorists.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Amnesty International says US-led coalition destroyed Syria's Raqqa

Amnesty International says US-led coalition destroyed Raqqa
An international human rights group on Tuesday accused the US and its allies of showing little regard for civilians' lives while attacking the Syrian city that was once the de-facto capital of IS group, an allegation denied by the US military.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Palestinian FM Urges ICC to Open Full Probe into Israeli War Crimes

International Criminal Court
The Palestinian foreign minister on Tuesday called on the International Criminal Court to open an immediate investigation into Israeli war crimes and apartheid against the Palestinian people.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Syria condemns US-led airstrikes on pro-gov't forces in Deir al-Zour

US-led airstrikes on pro-gov't forces in Deir al-Zour
The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Thursday strongly condemned the U.S.-led airstrikes on pro-government forces in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, state news agency SANA reported.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

At least 26 civilians killed in airstrike in Yemen, Houthi rebels say

26 civilians killed in airstrike in Yemen
 At least 26 civilians died and dozens were injured Wednesday in an airstrike in northwestern Yemen that Houthi rebels said was carried out by a Saudi-led coalition.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

UN team to probe war crimes in Yemen

war crimes in Yemen
The United Nations had agreed to send a group of experts to investigate reported war crimes in Yemen, the UN Human Rights Council announced.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen War Crimes: HRW

Saudi Airstrikes
Human Rights Watch the Saudi-led coalition is committing war crimes in Yemen, saying its airstrikes killed 39 civilians including 26 children in two months.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

‘Unacceptable price for civilians’: UN says US-led coalition airstrikes may breach intl law

27 civilians in Raqqa were being killed in the fighting each day
Civilians are paying an “unacceptable” price in the siege of the city of Raqqa, a top UN human rights official has said, adding that the US-led coalition may not be respecting the principles of international humanitarian law in its “intense” airstrikes.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

57 Rights Organizations Urge UN to Probe Saudi War Crimes in Yemen

Saudi War Crimes in Yemen
Human Rights Watch (HRW) and 56 other international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to launch an independent probe into rights violations committed by the Saudi regime in Yemen.

Monday, August 7, 2017

War crimes and crimes against humanity: Syria Calls for An Immediate Dissolution of So-Called “International Coalition”

war crimes and crimes against humanity
Foreign and Expatriates Ministry stressed that the continued and systematic massacres committed by the illegitimate US-led international coalition against the Syrian civilians constitute blatant breach of the international law, SANA reported.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Des députés suédois attaquent Erdogan pour génocide

Des parlementaires suédois ont saisi la justice contre le président turc Recep Tayyip Erdogan qu’ils accusent de génocide, de crimes contre l’humanité et de crimes de guerre dans le sud-est de la Turquie.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

US-led strikes in Syria 'kill 472 civilians in a month'

At least 472 civilians, including 137 children, have been killed during the past month of US-led coalition air raids in Syria, a monitoring group said.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

US-led coalition admits use of white phosphorus in Mosul amid mounting criticism

A New Zealand general has confirmed that the US-led coalition fighting in Mosul has used munitions loaded with white phosphorus. It comes amid mounting criticism over the use of the multipurpose weapon, which can be extremely dangerous to civilians.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

US white phosphorus attack on Raqqa kills tens of civilians

Tens of civilians were killed on Thursday when the U.S.-led airstrikes targeted Syria's northern city of Raqqa with white phosphorus, pro-government Sham FM radio reported.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Austria Convicts Former FSA Member to Life in Jail for Killing 20 Syrian Soldiers in Homs

A former member of ‘Free Syrian Army’ sneaking into Austria among Syrian refugees was sentenced to life in jail in the Austrian city of Innsbruck, after the regional court found the man guilty of having murdered 20 captured Syrian Army soldiers in Syria’s Central province of Homs.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Abe sends ritual offering to notorious Yasukuni Shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the notorious Yasukuni Shrine, which honors 14 Class-A convicted war criminals among 2.5 million Japanese war dead from WWII.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Belgium probes own possible involvement in Mosul strike that killed 200+

Belgium has opened a preliminary investigation to determine if its jets were responsible for civilian casualties on at least two occasions in Iraq. One probe seeks to establish whether a Belgian F-16 was involved in the March 17 strike which killed over 200 people.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.