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RAMALLAH | Palestinians file war crimes claim over West Bank hamlet

RAMALLAH, West Bank— A top official said Tuesday the Palestinians have filed a new complaint against Israel with the International Criminal court, after the United States said it would resort to any means to protect its allies against such actions at the international war crimes body. The move comes a day after the U.S. closed … Continue reading RAMALLAH | Palestinians file war crimes claim over West Bank hamlet

GENEVA | UN experts: Possible war crimes by all parties in Yemen

GENEVA — U.N. human rights experts said Tuesday the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes since Yemen’s conflict intensified 3½ years ago, including rape, torture, arbitrary detention and use of child soldiers. Their report — the first since being mandated to investigate by the … Continue reading GENEVA | UN experts: Possible war crimes by all parties in Yemen

CAIRO  | Amnesty urges ‘war crimes’ probe on UAE-run prisons in Yemen

CAIRO  —An international rights group on Thursday called for an investigation into alleged disappearances, torture and possible deaths in detention facilities run by the United Arab Emirates and its allied militias in southern Yemen as potential war crimes. Amnesty International’s call comes months after The Associated Press reported that the UAE and allied militias were … Continue reading CAIRO  | Amnesty urges ‘war crimes’ probe on UAE-run prisons in Yemen

KINSHASA, Congo  | Congo says it will give Bemba diplomatic passport to return

KINSHASA, Congo  — Congo’s government says it will give former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba, recently acquitted on appeal at the International Criminal Court of war crimes, a diplomatic passport to allow him to return to the country. Bemba’s return likely would shake up Congo’s political landscape as the long-delayed presidential election approaches in December. He … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo  | Congo says it will give Bemba diplomatic passport to return

The Latest: Guard says war crimes defendant is alive

THE HAGUE, Netherlands JACKSON, Miss. /November 29, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The Latest on rulings at the U.N. war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (all times local): 1:10 p.m. A court guard has told reporters in the lobby of the U.N. war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia that defendant Slobodan Praljak is alive and “receiving … Continue reading The Latest: Guard says war crimes defendant is alive