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Liberian rebel sentenced in Switzerland for war crimes, cannibalism

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A Liberian rebel commander was sentenced in Switzerland to 20 years in jail on Friday for rape, killings and an act of cannibalism, in...

Swiss verdict due in Liberia war crimes trial for rape, cannibalism

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A Swiss court will rule on Friday whether a Liberian rebel commander committed rape, killings and an act of cannibalism in one of the...

Suspected militia leaders plead not guilty to Central African Republic war...

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Two men accused of leading Christian-dominated militias in widespread attacks on Muslims in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Tuesday rejected all charges against...

Congo warlord sentenced to life for war crimes

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A military court handed a life sentence on Monday to militia commander Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka for war crimes including murder, sexual slavery and child...

US House Democrats attack Pompeo aides on Saudi weapons, cite war...

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Top aides to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo went before a congressional committee on Wednesday to defend President Donald Trump’s dismissal of the...

Libyan families file US lawsuit accusing LNA leader Haftar of war...

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Two Libyan families filed a civil lawsuit in a US federal court late on Thursday accusing Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army...

UN warns of possible war crimes in northeastern Congo

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Widespread and systematic killings, beheadings, rape and other barbaric acts by militia mostly from the ethnic Lendu community in northeastern Congo may constitute crimes...

ISS: Liberia’s war criminals may finally face the music at home

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Last week, Liberian President George Weah asked the country’s legislature to establish the Extraordinary Criminal Court to try the perpetrators of war crimes and...

US, Britain and France possibly complicit in Yemen war crimes

The United States, Britain and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by arming and providing intelligence and logistics support to a...

ICC seeks war crimes prosecution for Mali atrocities

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court asked judges to approve war crimes and crimes against humanity charges against a man suspected of committing...

CAR war crimes suspect ordered to ICC

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A French court authorised Central Africa Republic soccer executive and alleged militia leader Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona to be handed to the Hague war crimes tribunal,...

Syria must account for thousands of detainees who died in custody,...

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U.N. war crimes investigators called on Syria on Wednesday to tell families what happened to their relatives who disappeared and provide the...

CAR war crimes suspect protests Hague transfer

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A lawyer for war crimes suspect Alfred Yekatom said at his initial International Criminal Court appearance his client was tortured after his...

CAR war crimes suspect handed to ICC

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A war crimes suspect wanted for alleged murder, deportation and torture of Muslims in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been handed...

South Sudan military officers may have committed war crimes

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U.N. investigators said on Friday they had identified more than 40 South Sudanese military officers who may be responsible for war crimes...

“Staggering” loss of civilian life in Raqqa

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Intensified coalition air strikes supporting an assault by US-backed forces on Islamic State's stronghold of Raqqa in Syria are causing a "staggering...

Dutch timber trader sentenced for Liberian crimes

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Dutch timber trader Guus Kouwenhoven was convicted as an accessory to war crimes for selling weapons to Liberia's then President Charles Taylor...

Spiralling CAR violence attributed to lack of justice over war crimes

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Perpetrators of war crimes including murder and rape in Central African Republic are going unpunished and fuelling worsening violence in the country,...

Former Chad leader seeks to annul war crimes court verdict

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Former Chadian leader Hissene Habre's lawyers on Monday sought to annul his conviction for war crimes and crimes against humanity, citing irregularities,...

U.S., European weapons used to commit war crimes in Iraq

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Militias fighting alongside Iraqi troops against Islamic State are committing war crimes using weapons provided to the Iraqi military by the United...

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