The United Nations highest court today began new hearings on a spectacularly situated 900-year-old Hindu temple that has long been a bone of contention between Cambodia and Thailand and has in recent years led to deadly clashes between the two South-East Asian neighbours.
Two former high-level Bosnian Serb officials were sentenced today to 22 years imprisonment by a United Nations tribunal, for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992.
The Congolese war crimes suspect known as “The Terminator”, Bosco Ntaganda, has made his first appearance before the International Criminal Court, telling a judge he was innocent of charges ranging from murder and rape to using child soldiers.
The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) today filed to drop charges against Francis Muthaura, who was accused of crimes against humanity and other offences allegedly committed following general elections in late 2007, but reiterated that charges remain against the president-elect, Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta.
Congolese ex-militia leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui left his prison in The Netherlands on Friday, three days after the International Criminal Court acquitted him on war crimes charges, the court said.
The UN's Yugoslav war crimes court found Bosnian Serb general Zdravko Tolimir guilty Wednesday of genocide for his role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, and jailed him for life.
A U.N. war crimes appeals court has upheld the life sentence of Bosnian Serb Milan Lukic, who was convicted for atrocities including burning more than 100 people alive in 1992 during the Bosnian War.
A United Nations war crimes tribunal today overturned the convictions of two former Croatian generals who were found guilty last year of various crimes against humanity during the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s, and ordered that they be released immediately.
Prosecutors at the United Nations-backed Cambodia genocide court today appealed the decision to unconditionally release Ieng Thirith, a former senior member of the Khmer Rouge who was found unfit to stand trial, stating that certain restrictions should be placed on her freedom.
The United Nations-backed genocide tribunal in Cambodia trying cases of mass murder and other crimes committed under the Khmer Rouge regime today ordered that more than 1,700 confidential documents, including victims’ ‘confessions’ and witness statements, be made public.