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Israel Unleashes New War on Gaza Ghetto, U.S. Calls for Settlements to Halt

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20 May 09 | PTV, AJE and Ha’aretz

As Gazan survivors of the latest Israeli onslaught piece together what is left of their lives, Israeli warplanes return to the skies of the territory to unleash fresh air strikes. Read the rest of this entry »

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War Crimes Court Rejects Taylor Acquittal Bid

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4 May 09 | BBC and AFP

War crimes judges have rejected a request to acquit Liberia’s former President Charles Taylor on charges of crimes against humanity. Read the rest of this entry »

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4 May 2009 at 2:26 pm

Hezbollah Slams ‘Dishonest’ U.N. Investigation of Hariri Killing

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30 Apr/1 May  09 | AJE and Ha’aretz

This week, the four men arrested in connection with the assassination of Rafik al-Hariri, the former Lebanese prime minister, have been released, after four years without charge. Inside Story asks: Is it justice simply playing out, or the signs of a faltering tribunal that – four years after the event – has not produced anything? (24:09):

The Lebanese-Shi’ite militia Hezbollah on Friday attacked an international investigation into the 2005 assassination of former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, describing its work as politicized and dishonest. Read the rest of this entry »

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2 May 2009 at 4:47 am

FAQ: Accountability for Violations of International Humanitarian Law in Sri Lanka

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27 Apr 09 | HRW

Human Rights Watch is calling for a United Nations commission of inquiry to investigate violations of international humanitarian law by both Sri Lankan government forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam during the recent fighting. This Q & A addresses various issues relating to accountability for crimes in violation of international law. Read the rest of this entry »

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27 April 2009 at 11:32 pm

UN General Assembly Pressed on Israeli War Crimes

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22 Apr 09 | PTV

Iran’s attorney general calls on the members of the UN General Assembly not to be indifferent to an Israeli genocide against the Palestinians.


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22 April 2009 at 2:18 pm

Gaza Conference Opens in Tehran

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21 Apr 09 | PTV

With the main goal of exposing Israeli war crimes against Gazans, the international conference of Islamic prosecutors kicks off in Tehran.


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21 April 2009 at 11:41 am

Prosecutors Oppose Motion to Acquit Former Liberian President Taylor

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9 Apr 09 | VOA News

Prosecutors in the war crimes trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor oppose a defense motion to acquit him of charges relating to his alleged involvement in Sierra Leone’s civil war. Mr. Taylor’s lawyers say prosecutors have failed to prove the case against him.


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9 April 2009 at 4:04 pm