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According to the South Sudan documents unspeakable cruelty and United Nations inquiry into allegations of human rights violations and abuses committed during the ongoing conflict has concluded that some of the violations may amount to crimes against humanity and war crimes. It is not just limited to ...
Reynaldo Bignone was the last leader of Argentina's dictatorship of 1976 to 1983. He died in prison, aged 90, while serving a number of sentences for crimes against humanity. These included the abduction of babies from alleged dissidents and the murder of dozens of purported subversives.

The NFP says the listeriosis outbreak proves its contention that genetically modified chickens are poisonous. File picture: Pixabay. Durban - The National Freedom Party says it is deeply concerned over the outbreak of Listeria, which has been tracked to Enterprise Foods and Rainbow Chicken. The party ...
Investigators from the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan reported to the Human Rights Council in Geneva that more than 40 senior military officers and officials, including three state governors, should be prosecuted on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Henry Srebrnik is a ...
"What we are seeing in Eastern Ghouta and elsewhere in Syria are likely war crimes and potentially crimes against humanity," he said. "Syria must be referred to the International Criminal Court. Attempts to thwart justice and shield these criminals are disgraceful." He warned that those responsible for the ...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the country's police and soldiers to avoid cooperating in investigations into his controversial war on drugs. Duterte has faced international condemnation for his brutal zero-tolerance policy toward drug users and dealers. The International Criminal Court ...

"The use and threat of nuclear weapons violate the principles of the United Nations Charter and represent a crime against humanity," Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has told the United Nations in Geneva. Speaking at the Ministerial Session of the Conference on Disarmament of Nuclear ...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in described Japan's wartime use of "comfort women" as "crimes against humanity" on Thursday in some of his strongest comments yet, sparking an immediate protest from his key ally in containing North Korea. Moon said during a speech marking a national holiday ...
Venezuela's Arreaza Denounced Nuclear Arms as 'Crime Against Humanity' at UN ... "The use and threat of nuclear weapons violate the principles of the United Nations Charter and represent a Crime Against Humanity," Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has told the United Nations in Geneva.
Yet the Indonesian despot, who ruled for over 30 years, was never charged for crimes against humanity. He lived out his remaining days in luxury, while protected by soldiers and politicians. The US had orchestrated Suharto's genocidal takeover (1965-66), as hundreds of thousands of Indonesians were ...
A wave of brutal crackdowns on LGBT communities in the post-Soviet space has exposed civil society's shortcomings -- and destroyed lives. Illustration: Anastasia Vikulova. Every day, before leaving the house, Milan zips his jacket all the way up to his chin. He puts on his sunglasses, hat and earphones ...
President Trump's willful neglect of the vast humanitarian crises that now abound -- the worst since World War Two -- is a crime against humanity. ... Many of the man-made crimes against humanity are the product of extreme violence and grand corruption -- corruption, which according to the International ...
President Trump's willful neglect of the vast humanitarian crises that now abound - the worst since World War Two - is a crime against humanity. These crises have been building for years. To be fair, this isn't just about Trump. There has been insufficient leadership by the U.S. Clinton, Bush and Obama ...
Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said the examination was a review of whether crimes against humanity had been committed and whether the Hague-based court might have jurisdiction to eventually bring suspects to trial. About 4,000 mostly urban poor Filipinos have been killed by police in the past 19 months ...
But Roque dismissed the ICC process as "a waste of time", and argued that the Philippines' war on drugs cannot be considered as a "crime against humanity", because it is a "legitimate police operation" to protect the state. He also said the Philippine courts are capable of undertaking the complaints, ...
But Roque dismissed the ICC process as "a waste of time", and argued that the Philippines' war on drugs cannot be considered as a "crime against humanity", because it is a "legitimate police operation" to protect the state. He also said the Philippine courts are capable of undertaking the complaints, ...

Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has decried relentless regime attacks on Syria's Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta as "crimes against humanity". "Regardless of political differences, what is going on in Eastern Ghouta is a crime against humanity," Tamim said on Twitter on Saturday.
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has characterised the latest intensive bombardment of Syria's Eastern Ghouta as a "crime against humanity". In a comment posted on his official Twitter page on Saturday, Sheikh Tamim said protecting civilian lives in the opposition-held enclave "remains the ...
A United Nations inquiry into allegations of human rights violations and abuses committed during the ongoing conflict in South Sudan has concluded that some of the violations may amount to crimes against humanity and war crimes. Since conflict erupted in the world's youngest nation in 2013, over four ...
Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is 'either denying or really far away moved', says the UN Special Envoy on human rights in Myanmar. Reuters file photo. Bangladesh now hosts nearly 900,000 Rohingya refugees after some 700,000 fled Myanmar since late August last year to escape ...
The United Nations Special Envoy on human rights in Myanmar, also known as Burma, has claimed that Aung San Suu Kyi could be complicit in the systematic persecution of the Rohingya people, in what bears all the hallmarks of genocide. Professor Yanghee Lee, who's now been barred from Burma, ...
By Dr Hussein Nurcrimes against humanity are deliberate acts taken as part of a systematic campaign that accuses human suffering or death on a large scale. crimes against humanity are any specific acts deliberately committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack directed against any civilian or ...
Pope Francis: human trafficking is a crime against humanity. On Monday, in the Clementine Hall in the Vatican, Pope Francis met with participants in the World Day of prayer and Reflection against Human Trafficking. By Sr. Bernadette Mary Reis, fsp. For the first time in the history of the event, Pope Francis ...
Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said today the complaints for crimes against humanity filed before the International Criminal Court (ICC) against President Rodrigo Duterte would be dismissed outright. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II (ACE MORANDANTE / PRESIDENTIAL ...
But Roque dismissed the ICC process as "a waste of time", and argued that The Philippines' war on drugs cannot be considered as a "crime against humanity", because it is a "legitimate police operation" to protect the state. He also said the Philippine courts are capable of undertaking the complaints, ...
Pedestrians shop at a market in Lagos, Nigeria. corruption is damaging the economy of African states. Nigeria and South Africa are key protagonists on the continent. Picture: AP. "At times it is quite exaggerated," said President Jacob Zuma on the level of corruption in Africa; hinting, even if indirectly, at the ...
San Salvador - The disappearance of a Salvadorian police woman shot on Dec. 29, 2017, seems to be a crime against humanity, said human rights activist Arnau Baulenas on Tuesday. "It appears to be a case of forced disappearance," said Baulenas, coordinator of the Justice Process Taskforce at the Central ...
According to Siphokazi Mthathi, executive director of Oxfam South Africa - an organisation masquerading as a poverty-relief charity - capitalism is a "crime against humanity". She was reportedly speaking on the sidelines of the release of Oxfam's annual report bemoaning inequality, this year entitled ...
Tallinn - The Internal Security Service (ISS) of Estonia is at present investigating five cases dealing with alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity. The ISS has at present five such investigations ongoing, which deal with the mass deportations of 1941 and 1949, killing of members of the Forest ...
German authorities will continue to investigate whether senior Iranian cleric Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi committed crimes against humanity, regardless of his location, a spokeswoman said, amid reports he plans to return to Tehran on Thursday. Shahroudi, the former head of Irans justice ministry, has ...
A German government official and an Iranian opposition group say a top Iranian cleric under investigation in Germany for alleged crimes against humanity has left the country, Reuters reports. The news agency quoted an unidentified German government official as saying in the afternoon of January 11 that ...
Afghan president Ashraf Ghani called the attack a "crime against humanity." In a statement released by the presidential palace, Ghani says: "The (terrorists) have killed our people. The terrorists have attacked our mosques, our holy places and now our cultural center." He says the attacks are against Islam ...
The Bosnian state prosecution on Thursday indicted Esad and Agan Ramic, Sefik Niksic, Adnan Alikadic, Mitko Pirkic, Redzo Balic, Hamed Lukomirko, Safaudin Cosic, Muhamed Cakic, Ismet Hebibovic, Almir Padalovic, Enes Jahic, Senadin Cibo and Sead Jusufbegovic for alleged crimes against humanity ...
(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) U.S. President Donald Trump, surrounded by Utah representatives looks at Sen. Orrin Hatch to give him the pen used to signs a presidential proclamation to shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments at the Utah Capitol on Monday, ...
Colombia: journalist's murder Is a crime against humanity ... The statute of limitation on investigations into the 1995 murder of journalist and politician Alvaro Gomez Hurtado has been extended indefinitely after Colombia's prosecutor's Office declared the case a crime against humanity. RELATED:
Their report determines that through these facilities, North Korea's "Supreme Leader" Kim Jong-un has presided over 10 of the 11 crimes against humanity enumerated in the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Among them: murder, extermination, enslavement, torture ...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and other officials should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity committed in the authoritarian nation's camps for political prisoners, three renowned international jurists have said. Citing evidence of systematic murder, including infanticide, and torture, the team from ...
UN: Sale of Migrants as slaves in Libya May Be crime against humanity ... The sale of migrants into slavery in Libya may amount to crimes against humanity, the United Nations Security Council said Thursday, voicing "grave concern" after footage appearing to show Africans being auctioned there sparked ...
Amnesty International called for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to begin an investigation into the crimes against humanity, including the deaths of approximately 60 children, committed during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's violent "war on drugs," according to Amnesty International. "It is time ...
In April 2017, Jude Sabio, Filipino lawyer of confessed hitman Edgar Matobato, filed a case at the ICC asking the intergovernmental organization to investigate the culpability of President Rodrigo Duterte in drug-related killings in The Philippines. In November last year, Venezuela's chief prosecutor did the ...
Like no other people on Earth, Jews know mass deportation for what it is: a crime against humanity. Jews don't need the tenets of international law to tell them the principle established in Article 6 of the charter of the Nuremberg trials, and Article 7 of the Rome Statute governing the International Criminal ...
The families of Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korea want Kim Jong Un prosecuted in The Hague, the head of a support group told Reuters Friday. The group will present a petition to the International Criminal Court requesting an investigation into the kidnappings - and the regime's silence about ...
Both the Federal PRosecutor and the state prosecutor in Lower Saxony opened investigations into the allegations of crimes against humanity conducted by Shahroudi in the Islamic Republic. Beck told the newspaper: "Germany should not be a sanctuary for such people, who in their country persecute people ...
(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) U.S. President Donald Trump, surrounded by Utah representatives looks at Sen. Orrin Hatch to give him the pen used to signs a presidential proclamation to shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments at the Utah Capitol on Monday, ...
It was the largest empire ever to have existed. And as the saying used to go, the sun never sets on the British Empire. At its height in 1922, the colonial power was lording it over a fifth of the world's population and for many of them, the sun never rose again. Under the policies of British colonialism, people ...
The Bosnian state prosecution on Thursday indicted Esad and Agan Ramic, Sefik Niksic, Adnan Alikadic, Mitko Pirkic, Redzo Balic, Hamed Lukomirko, Safaudin Cosic, Muhamed Cakic, Ismet Hebibovic, Almir Padalovic, Enes Jahic, Senadin Cibo and Sead Jusufbegovic for alleged crimes against humanity ...
The Bosnian state prosecution on Thursday indicted Esad and Agan Ramic, Sefik Niksic, Adnan Alikadic, Mitko Pirkic, Redzo Balic, Hamed Lukomirko, Safaudin Cosic, Muhamed Cakic, Ismet Hebibovic, Almir Padalovic, Enes Jahic, Senadin Cibo and Sead Jusufbegovic for alleged crimes against humanity ...
In a statement from his office, President Ghani said: "The terrorist have killed our people. The terrorists have attacked our mosques, our holy places and now our cultural centre." Outraged by the killings, Ghani denounced the suicide assault as a crime against humanity, an attack on Islam and all human ...
(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) U.S. President Donald Trump, surrounded by Utah representatives looks at Sen. Orrin Hatch to give him the pen used to signs a presidential proclamation to shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments at the Utah Capitol on Monday, ...


 

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