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Malian accused of Timbuktu war crimes refuses to enter plea

Jul 14 2020

THE HAGUE A Malian Islamist rebel accused of being central to the "persecution" of residents of Timbuktu and the destruction of the city's holy grounds refused to enter a plea Tuesday as his lawyers argued he was not mentally fit to stand trial. | Video

Bosnian Serb government indoctrinating children over Srebrenica, U.N. tribunal head says

Jul 08 2020

THE HAGUE The Bosnian Serb government is indoctrinating children with denials of the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica of 8,000 Muslim men and boys, and wrecking attempts at reconciliation, the head of a U.N. court said in an interview.

International Criminal Court members defend it in face of U.S. sanctions

Jun 23 2020

THE HAGUE Over half the member states of the International Criminal Court defended the world's only permanent war crimes tribunal on Tuesday in a diplomatic response to a U.S. threat of sanctions against its employees earlier this month.

Defence wants more time in Dutch MH17 trial after Covid-19 delays

Jun 08 2020

AMSTERDAM Defence lawyers on Monday insisted they needed more time to prepare at the trial of suspects in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine, as proceedings resumed after a coronavirus lockdown was eased in the Netherlands.

Dutch MH17 trial resumes after delay due to coronavirus lockdown

Jun 08 2020

AMSTERDAM, June 8 Defence lawyers in the trial of the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine on Monday will request more time to prepare as public hearings resumed following delays caused by the coronavirus lockdown.

Rwanda's most-wanted genocide suspect appears before French court

May 20 2020

PARIS/THE HAGUE Felicien Kabuga, accused of funding the 1994 Rwandan genocide, appeared before a French court on Wednesday, four days after his arrest following a quarter of a century on the run. | Video

Prosecutor seeks transfer of Rwandan genocide suspect Kabuga to U.N. custody

May 20 2020

THE HAGUE Leading Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga could be held initially in The Hague rather than Africa due to coronavirus travel restrictions after war crimes investigators requested his transfer into U.N. custody from France, a prosecutor said on Wednesday.

Prosecutor seeks transfer of Rwandan genocide suspect Kabuga to UN custody

May 20 2020

THE HAGUE Leading Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga could be held initially in The Hague rather than Africa due to coronavirus travel restrictions after war crimes investigators requested his transfer into U.N. custody from France, a prosecutor said on Wednesday.

Back to the future? Dutch revive 1960s ventilator for coronavirus fight

Apr 17 2020

THE HAGUE Dutch scientists have pulled a British-made East Radcliff ventilator built in the 1960s from the shelves of a science museum to use as a template for cheap and easy-to-build ventilators in the fight against coronavirus.

Anne Frank's diary in 2020: vlogging from the annex hideout

Apr 17 2020

THE HAGUE A series of video diaries based on the writings of Jewish teenager Anne Frank during her years hiding from the Nazis during World War Two have become a hit with young viewers, the Anne Frank House Museum said on Thursday. | Video

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