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UN: Sentence of Karadzic increased to life for Bosnia Genocide

The judges of United Nations, have passed orders against the former Serb Bosnian leader Radovan Karadzic. His sentence of 40 years has been further increased to life in prison for committing genocide and war crimes. It was in 2016 that the 73 years old Karadzic was awarded a sentence for the 1995 July Srebrenica massacre ..

Who can be facing life imprisonment on the final ruling of Srebrenica appeal?

Radovan Karadzic, the final Bosnian Serb leader will soon face the judges of UN appeals for a ruling which will put an end to one of the highest profile law battles emanating from Balkan wars of 1990 which had resulted in the collapse of Yugoslavia. Karadzic was awarded a sentence of 40 years in 2016 ..

UNSC adopts Resolution 2427 to protect children in armed conflict

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted Resolution 2427 to protect children in armed conflict. It aimed at providing legal framework for mainstreaming protection, rights, well-being and empowerment of children throughout the conflict cycle. The resolution 2427, which won unanimous approval of the 15 members of the council, strongly condemns the recruitment and use ..

Burundi become first country to leave International Criminal Court (ICC)

Burundi has become the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) with effect from October 27, 2017. According to ICC officials , a preliminary investigation launched by the prosecutor in April 2016 into possible crimes against humanity in the central African nation would continue. Burundi’s withdrawal does not affect the jurisdiction of ..