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April 1, 2018 6:47 am gmt |
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The International Criminal Court in the Hague has taken into custody a man wanted for war crimes in Mali, after the authorities there handed him over. Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud headed the Islamic police in Timbuktu when it was under the control of jihadist militants five years ag...
In Srilanka
February 8, 2018 12:40 pm gmt |
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 Ashley Jude, the Hollywood actress and UN Goodwill ambassador said that she was empathetic towards Sri Lanka’s war victims. Speaking to reporters in Colombo following a visit to the country, Judd said she did not have an opportunity to visit the North but was aware of the suffering the people had to...
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November 28, 2017 8:59 am gmt |
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The events of commemoration to the War Heroes, in Tamil region of the country, which was held yesterday, created the controversy among the Sinhala leaders. Following the event, a legal action has been sought against it. Patali Chambika Ranawakka, the Minister of Megapolis and Western Development said...
In Britain
September 29, 2017 9:40 am gmt |
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Amid Saudi threats, Britain is trying to throw a wrench into a new attempt at the UN Human Rights Council to establish an independent international inquiry into the war crimes being committed by Riyadh and its allies in their war against Yemen. David Mepham, Human Rights Watch’s UK director, said the...
In Europe
October 10, 2016 10:33 am gmt |
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Monday (October 10) that he will ask the International Criminal Court to investigate possible war crimes in Syria. “There have been war crimes, it’s the United Nations General Secretary who said so; it’s a certainty, now we need to e...
In Latest Stories
September 6, 2016 5:46 am gmt |
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Malaysia must make its membership in the UN Security Council (UNSC) worthwhile by lobbying for a Resolution to refer Sri Lanka to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes, crimes of aggression, genocide and crimes against humanity, said Batu Kawan MP Kasthuri Patto in a statement. She re...
In Srilanka
August 12, 2016 6:59 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka’s former president and the leader of National Unity and Reconciliation Chandrika Bandaranayake said on Thursday (11th Aug) she would abide by a UN resolution calling for a credible war crimes tribunal to investigate allegations of atrocities in the country’s war against Tamil se...
In Colombo
July 13, 2016 6:49 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka government has reiterated that 40,000 civilians were not killed and claimed the allegation was baseless. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday (July 12) at Government Information Department, Minster Mahinda Samarasinghe said the military did not target the civilians in the battle of final war wh...
In Srilanka
July 11, 2016 6:35 am gmt |
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It is not safe for witnesses to submit evidences regarding the war crimes and human rights abuses in Sri Lankan embassies in foreign countries, says UN expert panelist and human rights lawyer Yasmin Sooka. Cabinet approved an amendment last week to submit evidences of war crimes in Sri Lankan embassy...
In Srilanka
February 14, 2016 11:07 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made it clear that his government was not reluctant to international participation in investigating the alleged war crimes in his country, but said “final judgment will be made by the internal judicial system.” Talking to reporters, Wickremesinghe who w...
In Colombo
February 9, 2016 11:47 am gmt |
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The United Nations human rights chief, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, met on Tuesday (Feb 9) with political leaders in Sri Lanka as part of a four-day visit to the country to assess its progress in prosecuting alleged war crimes. Zeid held talks with political leaders including President Maithripala Si...
In Asia
February 4, 2016 6:16 am gmt |
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A Bangladeshi tribunal has sentenced two pre-independence figures to death for war crimes during the 1971 conflict which culminated in the dismemberment of Pakistan. Lawyers for 66-year-old Obaidul Haque and Ataur Rahman, 62, immediately announced that they would seek to overturn Tuesday’s ruli...
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February 3, 2016 5:44 am gmt |
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Human rights group Amnesty International has strongly criticized the reinstatement of a Nigerian army commander, who it says is implicated in war crimes during the country’s battle with Islamist Boko Haram militants.  The Nigerian government has denied the accusations. In one of the most disturbing a...
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January 30, 2016 7:47 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena has insisted that only foreign technology can be obtained in the internal mechanism but not the direct international  involvement. Speaking to Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdel-Hamid, Sirisena made this remarks. He told Abdel-Hamid that he was committed to bringing war time perpe...
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January 27, 2016 7:08 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says foreign involvement in the war crimes probe has not been ruled out. The Prime Minister told Channel 4 television, Sri Lanka will stand by its commitments in Geneva on the UN resolution. “He has not ruled it out,” Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said when a...
In Srilanka
December 1, 2015 9:14 am gmt |
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SriLanka refuses visa to 6 foreign judges appointed by the Transitional Government of Tamil Eelam. Judges schedule to visit SriLanka to investigate on war crimes allegations reported in this island. These judges are from Britain, US and France countries to monitor the internal mechanism progress on w...
In Srilanka
October 18, 2015 12:19 pm gmt |
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The government was planning to produce former LTTE members, who are to be released from prisons in the near future, as witnesses against the armed forces for the proceedings of the proposed Hybrid Court, Opposition MP Wimal Weerawansa charged today. National Freedom Front (NFF) Leader Weerawansa said...
In Europe
October 14, 2015 10:07 am gmt |
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The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has said she will investigate Russian and Georgian forces over possible war crimes. The investigation relates to a five-day conflict in 2008 centred on South Ossetia, a breakaway region of Georgia. Fatou Bensouda said she had evidence suggestin...
In Srilanka
October 11, 2015 8:01 am gmt |
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The Government will hire counsel and pay legal costs to military personnel who may face charges of war crimes. The assurance has been given to military officers by Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka. He has been tasked by President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to speak ...