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U.N. ends Yemen war crimes probe in defeat for Western states
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U.N. ends Yemen war crimes probe in defeat for Western states

GENEVA, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Bahrain, Russia and other members of the U.N. Human Rights Council pushed through a vote…
Iranian stands trial in Sweden for 1980s war crimes, murder
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Iranian stands trial in Sweden for 1980s war crimes, murder

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The trial of an Iranian citizen accused of committing grave war crimes and murder during the final…
Human Rights Watch: Israeli war crimes apparent in Gaza war
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Human Rights Watch: Israeli war crimes apparent in Gaza war

JERUSALEM (AP) — Human Rights Watch on Tuesday accused the Israeli military of carrying out attacks that “apparently amount to…
UN rights chief: Israeli strikes in Gaza may be war crimes
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UN rights chief: Israeli strikes in Gaza may be war crimes

GENEVA (AP) — The UN rights chief said on Thursday that Israeli forces may have committed war crimes in the…
Syria rights group urges world to reject presidential vote
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Syria rights group urges world to reject presidential vote

BEIRUT (AP) — A leading Syrian rights group Monday called on the international community to reject next month’s presidential elections…
ICC gives Israel month to seek deferral of war crimes probe
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ICC gives Israel month to seek deferral of war crimes probe

JERUSALEM (AP) — The International Criminal Court said Thursday it has sent formal notices to Israel and the Palestinian Authority…
ICC prosecutor to probe war crimes in Palestinian Territories, angering Israel
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ICC prosecutor to probe war crimes in Palestinian Territories, angering Israel

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – The International Criminal Court prosecutor said on Wednesday her office will formally investigate war crimes in…
UN: Arbitrary detentions in Syria conflict may be war crimes
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UN: Arbitrary detentions in Syria conflict may be war crimes

GENEVA (AP) — Tens of thousands of civilians in Syria were “arbitrarily detained” in enforced disappearances during the country’s 10-year…
EXPLAINER: Israeli settlements may face new scrutiny
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EXPLAINER: Israeli settlements may face new scrutiny

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s ongoing building of settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem would likely be more vulnerable…
Sudanese protesters rally, demand detention centers closed
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Sudanese protesters rally, demand detention centers closed

CAIRO (AP) — Dozens of Sudanese rallied in the capital, Khartoum, on Thursday to demand the closure of illegal detention…
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