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War Crimes

2018

26

Apr

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Switzerland allowed sarin gas component export to Syria

In 2014 a Swiss firm exported to Syria a chemical substance which can be used to produce deadly sarin gas, Swiss media reported on Wednesday. According to public Swiss Radio and Television RTS, a Swiss firm exported five metric tons of the chemical isopropanol to Syria in 2014. In May 2014, the Organization for the […]

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Country: Switzerland
Source: Anadolu Agency , Habertürk

03

Apr

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US-led coalition admits to killing 855 civilians in Iraq, Syria

The U.S.-led coalition admitted to killing at least 855 civilians in airstrikes in Iraq and Syria in the past four years. “To date, based on information available, CJTF-OIR assesses at least 855 civilians have been unintentionally killed by Coalition strikes since the start of Operation Inherent Resolve,” CENTCOM said in the monthly civilian casualty report. The […]

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Country: United States
Source: Daily Sabah

19

Feb

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ICC gets over 1 million testimonies from Afghans suing US, CIA, Gov’t over war crimes

The International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving armed actors Afghanistan. More than one million statements from Afghan people and organizations have been submitted to the International Criminal Court alleging war crimes were committed by several actors in the country including the U.S. military, the CIA, Afghan forces and the Taliban, local groups working […]

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Country: United States
Source: Telesur

19

Feb

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Poland to freeze law returning stolen property to Jewish survivors

The Polish government has decided to “re-examine” a draft bill to compensate Holocaust survivors for property confiscated from Jews during World War 2, Ynet reported, citing the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO), which expressed a concern that the Polish Justice Ministry would slip the bill into cold storage for the foreseeable future. WJRO chairman Gideon […]

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Country: Poland
Source: Jewish Press

01

Feb

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The Israeli-led siege is devastating Gaza’s health sector

A hospital in Gaza suspended services due to fuel shortages, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. Remaining out of service, the hospital has become the latest example of the problems caused by energy shortages. Gazan Health Ministry Spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said the Beit Hanoun hospital stopped functioning and the patients would be transferred to other hospitals […]

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Country: Israel
Source: Daily Sabah

12

Jan

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Israeli forces kill 15 Palestinian minors in 2017

The Israeli forces have killed 15 Palestinian children in the Israeli occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem andGaza Strip, an international non-governmental organization said on Tuesday. “The Israeli forces have killed 12 Palestinian children between the age of 14-16 in the Occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem,” Defense for Children Palestine said in a statement. “Three other […]

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Country: Israel
Source: Anadolu Agency

2017

13

Dec

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Greek Militiamen in ties with Greek Intelligence involved in Srebrenica Massacre

Recruited in Athens, Thessaloniki and Belgrade, about 100 Greeks have fought in a “guard of volunteers” based in Vlasenica, in central Bosnia. Greek intelligence service was in touch with the volunteers. The Greeks and the Serbs have a lot in common — beyond just geographic proximity. The vast majority of both peoples are orthodox Christians, for whom […]

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Country: Greece
Source: Medium

12

Dec

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‘Israeli air strike’ kills two Palestinians in Gaza

An apparent Israeli air strike killed two Palestinians riding a motorcycle in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the health ministry said. “The Indonesian Hospital in northern Gaza has received the bodies of two martyrs,” Ashraf al-Qudra, a Palestinian Health Ministry spokesman, said in a statement. Al-Qudra went on to say that the two men had […]

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Country: Israel
Source: Daily Sabah

01

Dec

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US delays ban on ‘unsafe’ cluster bombs

The Pentagon is putting off indefinitely a ban that was due to take effect in 2019 on older models of cluster bombs which are less safe. The weapons scatter bomblets across a wide area, some of which fail to explode, posing a threat to civilians. The US military had been hoping to update them with […]

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Country: United States
Source: BBC

21

Nov

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ICC prosecutor requests investigation into U.S. military, CIA for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court asked judges Monday to authorize an investigation of reported human rights abuses in Afghanistan, including allegations of rape and torture by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war crimes by Afghan security forces. The announcement marked the first time ICC Prosecutor Fatou […]

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Country: United States
Source: The Star