war crimes

ICC convicts Mali Islamist for Timbuktu atrocities

Judges said Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz played a critical role in the Ansar Dine Islamist group, which took the city on the fringe of the Sahara desert in 2012 and tried to impose sharia Islamic law.

By REUTERS
26/06/2024

How an international trial for Hamas should be conducted

I accuse Hamas of war crimes, of crimes against humanity, genocide, and of depriving Gaza residents of a normal life.

By PINCHAS HALIWA
26/06/2024

South Korean NGOs bring war crimes charges against Israeli coalition leaders, including Netanyahu

South Korean NGOs allege that Israeli officials are involved in planning and executing crimes against humanity, genocide, and war crimes against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

'Hope to see them behind bars': Zelensky commends ICC warrants for Russia's Shoigu and Gerasimov

The Russian officials were suspected of having committed war crimes and crimes against humanity for directing attacks against civilians and civilian objects in Ukraine.

By REUTERS
25/06/2024
 Israeli military vehicles maneuver inside the Gaza Strip, as seen from Israel, June 18, 2024

Israel may have violated laws of war in Gaza campaign, UN rights office says

Last week the UN human rights office said the killing of civilians during an Israeli operation to free four hostages could amount to war crimes.

By REUTERS
19/06/2024

Ukraine investigates suspected beheading of soldier by Russia, prosecutors say

The Ukrainian military had received information on Monday that members of a unit of Russian forces had ordered their subordinates not to capture Ukrainian servicemen and to behead them.

By REUTERS
18/06/2024

How the ICC twisted the lessons of the Nuremberg, Tokyo trials

The recent actions of the chief prosecutor of the ICC to want to issue arrest warrants against two leaders of Israel are against the very foundational principles of the mandate of the ICC.

By NEVILLE BERMAN
13/06/2024

'Immense' scale of Gaza killings amount to crime against humanity, UN inquiry says

UN inquiry accuses both Israel and Hamas of war crimes, including murder and inhuman treatment, during the Gaza war's early stages.

By REUTERS
12/06/2024
 (L-R): Yoav Gallant, Yahya Sinwar, and Benjamin Netanyahu at the International Court of Justice

'The day has come': ICC seeks arrests of Netanyahu, Gallant, and Hamas chiefs

“I could not have been clearer,” Khan said. “Those who do not comply with the law should not complain later when my Office takes action.

Sudanese military retain control of Darfur capital in battle against anti-government forces

The RSF-led military incursion into El-Fasher, the capital of Sudan’s North Darfur province, was reportedly repulsed by the defending Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and its partners.

By THE MEDIA LINE STAFF
13/05/2024
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