For many, the situation in Syria is a disappointing reminder that the international community isn’t always ready to act when civilians are suffering.
The chief prosecutor of a war crimes court investigating atrocities in Kosovo has said state department is making him leave his job at short notice and with no successor.
Milan Trisic, 54, joined the violent Serb forces who took in the “ethnic cleansing” of Muslims in the 1990s during the aftermath of the breakup of Yugoslavia.
"By sending arms to Saudi Arabia, knowing that they may be used to kill civilians, the U.S. government may be complicit in violations of international law, including war crimes," Raed Jarrar, Amnesty International's advocacy director for the Middle East and North Africa, told Newsweek.
The Syrian government allegedly dropped barrel bombs full of chlorine on an Aleppo suburb.
The U.N. has officially implicated the Syrian Air Force in chemical weapon attacks in Syria.
The International Criminal Court gives Jean-Pierre Bemba 18 years for 2002-03 actions in Central African Republic.
The U.S. used “enhanced interrogation” (torture) of innocent civilians with little or no connection to terrorist organizations.
The book choice was announced on New Year’s Eve via the library’s Twitter account.
The charges include torture, genocide and religious persecution
Nearly 2,000 people have died since Saudi Arabia–led airstrikes began in March.
The UN Human Rights Council launched an inquiry in September after ISIS seized large swathes of northern Iraq.
“When something like this is happening on this scale, we have to do something about it.”
Islamic State commanders are liable for war crimes on a "massive scale" in northeast Syria, the UN said.
Images allegedly taken by a former military police photographer under Assad’s regime, now on display at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., could be used as evidence of crimes against humanity
Images of what appeared to be the severed heads of two hostages circulated on social media, after a report by Amnesty International accused both sides of war crimes
UN reports the fight between Syria's government and Islamic State militants has caused human rights violations from both sides
ISIL, radical Islamists who want to re-create a mediaeval-style caliphate straddling Iraq and Syria, has stormed largely unopposed across much of northern Iraq
Qaddafi’s forces systematically raped men and women during the uprising; the new government will recognize rape as a war crime