Tag Archives: war crimes
As investigations into the flight MH17 crash in Ukraine are underway, the Dutch Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is suspecting murder, war crimes and the intention of making a plane crash, the NRC reports.
Ex-president of Liberia, Charles Taylor, has issued a request for transfer of his prison term to Rwanda. This was announced by Taylor’s lawyer John Jones on Tuesday.
Germain Katanga, former Congolese militia leader has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for being complicit in committing war crimes by the International Crime Court in The Hague. He has been found guilty of murdering citizens and plundering.
Ex-Dutchbat commandant, Thom Karremans, is confused at his being summoned to court once again by the surviving relatives of the three victims of the Srebrenica massacre, his lawyer Geert-Jan Knoops says.
American president Barack Obama has ordered a renewal of military action in Uganda, to try and put an end to the ongoing hunt for warlord Joseph Kony. He is wanted for trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
The Dutch police encountered kill lists from Afghan refugee from the seventies while conducting a criminal investigation into a war crimes suspect from Afghanistan. The lists contain the names of 5000 people who were executed by the Communist regime.
There are possibly still some twenty SS men alive who never were convicted for crimes, committed during World War II. The Simon Wiesenthal Center comes to this conclusion after a poster promotion in German cities.