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
Prosecutors are seeking the maximum penalty of life imprisonment against Karadzic, a leading political figure during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia that left 100,000 dead
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