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Anthony Deutsch

Genocide conviction upheld against former Bosnian Serb military chief Mladic

Jun 08 2021

THE HAGUE (Reuters) -United Nations war crimes judges on Tuesday upheld a genocide conviction and life sentence against former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic, confirming his central role in Europe's worst atrocities since World War Two. | Video

Bosnia's Mladic orchestrated Europe's worst atrocities since World War Two

Jun 08 2021

BELGRADE/THE HAGUE (Reuters) -Ratko Mladic was dubbed the "Butcher of Bosnia" for terrorising the capital Sarajevo with a 43-month siege and presiding over the 1995 massacre of up to 8,000 Muslims in a U.N.-designated “safe area”, Europe's worst atrocity since World War Two.

For Dutch firm, buyers' fee in Europe gets e-waste recycled in Africa

Jun 03 2021

LAGOS/AMSTERDAM After years of struggling to make a living selling recyclable parts from electronic waste recovered in Africa, Dutchman Joost de Kluijver realised he needed a new business model if his firm was going to survive. | Video

ICC prosecutor warns against crimes in escalating Israel-Palestinian violence

May 14 2021

(Corrects to remove reference to "investigators" in paragraph 15)

RPT-INTERVIEW-ICC prosecutor warns against crimes in escalating Israeli-Palestinian violence

May 14 2021

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, May 13 Individuals involved in a new eruption of Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed may be targeted by an International Criminal Court investigation now under way into alleged war crimes in earlier bouts of the conflict, its top prosecutor said in an interview.

Former Ugandan rebel commander Ongwen sentenced to 25 years in prison

May 06 2021

AMSTERDAM/KAMPALA (Reuters) -The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday sentenced a former Ugandan child soldier who became a commander of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) to 25 years in prison for crimes including rape, sexual enslavement, child abduction, torture and murder.

Syria loses chemical weapons watchdog voting rights after poison gas findings

Apr 21 2021

AMSTERDAM Syria on Wednesday was stripped of its voting rights by member states at the global chemical weapons watchdog after its forces were found to have repeatedly used poison gas during the civil war. | Video

EU regulator backs J&J shot, finds possible link to clots

Apr 20 2021

(Reuters) -Europe's drug regulator has found a possible link between Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine and rare blood clotting issues in adults who received doses in the United States, but backed its overall benefits against any risks. | Video

Chemical weapons watchdog weighs measures against Syria

Apr 20 2021

AMSTERDAM Members of the global chemical weapons watchdog considered a proposal on Tuesday to strip Syria of its rights at the Hague-based agency in response to findings that government forces repeatedly used poison gas.

Danske CEO bows out over Dutch ABN money laundering inquiry

Apr 19 2021

AMSTERDAM/COPENHAGEN Danske Bank's chief executive Chris Vogelzang, who was hired to help it recover from a multi-billion dollar money laundering scandal, resigned on Monday after Dutch authorities labelled him as a suspect in a separate case at ABN Amro.

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