February 15, 2013
by Max Slater
Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticized Bangladesh on Thursday for offering retroactive amendments that change war crime laws to allow plaintiffs to appeal verdicts delivered by the nation's International Crimes Tribunal (ICT). The amendments were approved in response to days of protests that ensued ...[read more]
August 13, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On August 13, 2010, the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) reported that Chinese authorities had delayed the trial of Tibetan writer Tra Gyal. Gyal had been arrested in April 2010 after signing a letter critiquing the Chinese government's relief efforts in the wake of the earthquake in western ...[read more]
May 19, 2011
by Zach Zagger
Human Rights Watch (HRW) sent a letter to the Bangladesh government Thursday praising its International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) to prosecute those responsible for atrocities committed during the 1971 struggle for independence, but urged the government to ensure that the trials are carried out in ...[read more]
March 22, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On March 22, 2010, the Bangladesh Cabinet ratified the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), establishing the jurisdiction of the ICC in Bangladesh. The ratification took place in anticipation of then-pending war crimes trials connected to the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War ...[read more]
August 13, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
Chinese authorities have delayed the trial of prominent Tibetan writer Tra Gyal, according to a Friday release by the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT). According to the group, Tra Gyal has been held in Xining No. 1 Detention Center without contact from his family or treatment for several ...[read more]
July 26, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) announced Sunday that it had issued four arrest warrants for the leaders of the Islamist group Jamaat e Islami (JI) for crimes committed during 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. The ICT was established in March to try those accused of committing war ...[read more]
December 7, 2007
by Nick Fiske
The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Friday sentenced Francois Karera to life imprisonment for his role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Karera, the former prefect of Kigali-Rural, was found guilty on three of four genocide and crimes against humanity counts brought against him, but was ...[read more]
September 13, 2007
by Joshua Pantesco
Serbia will increase efforts to locate and arrest several war criminals to curry a favorable report from Carla Del Ponte, chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) when she advises EU officials on pending pre-membership deal with the country, a Serb ...[read more]
June 18, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
Israeli human rights group B'Tselem called Monday for Hamas leaders in Gaza to investigate and bring to trial anyone who may have committed war crimes, citing reported incidents of violence against children and civilians during last week's fighting between Hamas and Fatah in the Gaza Strip... ...[read more]
June 12, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
The Hamas party, which controls the Palestinian Legislative Council, launched a challenge to a referendum proposed by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, calling an emergency debate Monday on whether a referendum is legal under Palestinian law. Abbas set a date of July 26 for a vote on a... ...[read more]

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