The United Nations War Crimes Commission’s records documenting the birth of modern international criminal law have been neglected for nearly 70 years.
Bringing war crimes, diplomatic treachery, and animal abuse to light is dangerous.
After eight years, the Spanish court case against three U.S. soldiers responsible for the murder of cameraman Jose Couso continues in spite of heavy U.S. pressure. But could the testimony of a former Army eavesdropper provide the final push to conviction?
What’s a war crime and what’s not depends on who wins, who controls the International Criminal Court, and who controls the press.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was in India earlier this month making promises to resettle the war-displaced Sri Lankan Tamil minority one year after his government’s forces won a crippling victory over the Tamil Tiger insurgency.
The Pentagon’s slow response to civilian deaths and subsequent cover-ups points to a much deeper problem in U.S. involvement in Afghanistan.
The only ones the Afghan war makes safer are the war profiteers pocketing billion-dollar contracts — and the politicians pocketing campaign contributions in return.
It’s time to hold those responsible for last year’s blood-bath in Sri Lanka accountable for their war crimes.
A letter to Hillary Clinton from 10 state attorneys general argues that Israel’s recent bloody siege of Gaza was “justified.”
Despite massive violations of international law, difficulties abound in holding Israeli officials accountable.
As our economy continues to decline, “common security clubs” are one way people can support each other and take action for a more just future.
In 1996, the United States designed a law to combat war crimes. That same law has now come back to haunt the Bush administration.