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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 ..
Topics: Bosnian genocide • Crimes against humanity • Genocides • Human rights abuses • Peter Robinson • Serbian nationalists • Serbs of Bosnia and Herzegovina • Srebrenica massacre • War crimes • Yugoslav Wars
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 ..
Topics: Bosnian genocide • Breakup of Yugoslavia • Crimes against humanity • Genocides • Keraterm camp • Serbian nationalists • Serbs of Bosnia and Herzegovina • Srebrenica massacre • War crimes • Yugoslav Wars
Malaysia has ratified the Rome Statute making it the 124th State party to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Even though Malaysia had helped to negotiate the Rome Statute, it has been long been reluctant to ratify it. Ratification after 20 years is seen as a welcome move. Why Malaysia has acceded to the Rome Statute after 20 ..
Topics: crime of aggression. • Crimes against humanity • flight MH17 • genocide • Human right crimes • ICC • International Criminal Court • Malaysia • Malaysian Monarchy • Rohingya Crisis • Rome Statute • War crimes
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 ..
Topics: Africa • Burundi • Complaints to the International Criminal Court • Countries • Crimes against humanity • International Criminal Court • International criminal law • Pierre Nkurunziza • War crimes
The Iraqi government has asked UN to investigate the human atrocities committed by ISIS militants during their rampant progression of occupation and destruction in the country. The Geneva based body has taken serious cognizance of the situation and has agreed to step-in for probing into the human right abuses and war crimes in the disturbed ..