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Three co-authors of the U.N. report into the 2008-09 Gaza war parted ways with a dramatic reconsideration of key conclusions by Richard Goldstone, the team's chairman and fourth author.

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Author of Israel-Hamas report: Would reconsider findingsupdated: Sat Apr 02 2011 22:05:00

The chairman of a U.N. mission whose report accused Israel of "actions amounting to war crimes" during its fight against Hamas says he would have reached different conclusions if the Israeli military had been more forthcoming and if he had known the results of subsequent investigations.

Ex-prosecutor: Accused war criminals use trials to appeal to fringeupdated: Thu Apr 15 2010 23:57:00

A top former international prosecutor has said that Serb leaders who face war crimes trials often use the proceedings to try to enhance their reputations among "fringe groups."

U.N. presses for more investigations into Israel-Gaza warupdated: Fri Feb 26 2010 22:03:00

The United Nations' General Assembly on Friday passed an Arab League-backed resolution calling on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to further investigate alleged war crimes during the Israel-Gaza war.

Uncertainty looms over Gaza war crimes allegationsupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 11:53:00

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the world body is unable to determine whether Israelis and Palestinians have done enough to investigate allegations that both sides committed war crimes during last year's war in the Gaza Strip.

Gaza war probes get U.N. approvalupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 23:30:00

The United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution endorsing a U.N. report calling for both Israel and Palestine to carry out independent investigations of possible war crimes committed in the Gaza Strip during last winter's conflict.

U.N. debates Gaza war investigationsupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 23:20:00

A resolution calling for independent investigations into alleged war crimes committed by Israel and Hamas during last winter's Gaza war was the focus of debate in the U.N. General Assembly.

UN panel debates Gaza War report slamming Israel, Hamasupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 14:18:00

The U.N. Council for Human Rights began debate Thursday over whether to adopt the recommendations of a controversial U.N. report examining the three-week winter war between Israel and the militant group Hamas in Gaza.

UN to resurrect debate on Israel-Hamas warupdated: Tue Oct 13 2009 16:23:00

The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold a special session Thursday to reopen discussion of Israel's three-week offensive against the Islamic militant group Hamas in Gaza.

Israel rejects findings of UN report on Gaza incursionupdated: Mon Oct 12 2009 15:58:00

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a Monday speech at the opening session of the Knesset, slammed a United Nations report critical of Israel's tactics during its offensive into Gaza.

Abbas tables report slamming Israel, cites lack of supportupdated: Sun Oct 11 2009 18:13:00

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday defended a controversial decision to defer action on a United Nations report accusing Israel and Hamas of war crimes.

Geneva Conventions 'still relevant but better compliance needed'updated: Wed Aug 12 2009 07:32:00

As the defenders of a besieged Bosnian town prepared to retreat, the prisoners of war held captive in the local jail feared the worst.

Amnesty: Israel killed hundreds of Gaza civiliansupdated: Thu Jul 02 2009 04:36:00

Israeli troops killed hundreds of unarmed civilian adults and children, broke laws and committed war crimes during their winter offensive in Gaza, Amnesty International said in a scathing report released Thursday.

U.N. human rights investigators enter Gazaupdated: Mon Jun 01 2009 14:41:00

A U.N. team entered Gaza on Monday to investigate possible human rights abuses by Israel and Hamas during a three-week conflict that ended January 18.

Nazi war crimes trial 'could be last of its kind'updated: Thu May 14 2009 10:39:00

The forthcoming trial in Germany of John Demjanjuk could be the last occasion on which a Nazi war crimes suspect faces prosecution.

Investigators quit oil-for-food probeupdated: Wed Apr 20 2005 21:13:00

Two investigators looking into allegations of corruption in the United Nations' $60 billion oil-for-food program in Iraq have resigned in what a panel spokeswoman described as a "personal decision."

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