The International Criminal Court said Friday it has issued a second arrest warrant for a former Congolese rebel leader who is now a general in the Congolese Army despite war crimes accusations.
Ratko Mladic, who is on trial at the International Criminal Court on charges he masterminded an army campaign to cleanse Bosnia of Croats and Muslims, was taken to the hospital Thursday as a precautionary measure, a court spokeswoman said.
On January 20, 1942 the Nazi high command gathered at a villa in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee to discuss eliminating European Jewry. One attendee expressed reservations, worrying that they might one day be held responsible. Hitler dismissed the man's concerns, saying, "Who now remembers the Armenians?"
Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb army commander wanted for crimes against humanity, is a notorious name synonymous with the dissolution of Yugoslavia, the Balkan wars of the 1990s and the bloody assaults on Sarajevo and Srebrenica.
International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo has announced new charges against a former Congolese rebel leader, who is also a general in the Congolese Army despite having been already accused of war crimes.
CNN's Nima Elbagir, embedded with U.S. special forces, reports on the hunt for Joseph Kony in central Africa.
George Clooney and his father were arrested for committing an act of civil disobedience in protest of the Sudanese govt.
Police arrested actor George Clooney and others Friday during a protest at the Sudanese Embassy in Washington.
An international judge has resigned from the special court set up in Cambodia to try people accused of committing atrocities under the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s, saying his Cambodian counterpart was obstructing efforts to investigate cases.
George Clooney says satellite images and personal accounts still show South Sudanese endure "war crimes."
The International Criminal Court finds a Congolese warlord guilty of war crimes. CNN's Zain Verjee reports.
The International Criminal Court on Wednesday found a Congolese warlord guilty of turning children into killers, marking the war crimes tribunal's first verdict in its decade of operation.
The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudan's defense minister for 41 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes allegedly committed in the Darfur region.
Europe and the Muslim world seem to be on a collision course that could have major political, economic and ideological ramifications. January 23, 2012, may well come to be remembered as the crucial date when Samuel Huntington's "clash of civilizations" thesis, which many of us believed discredited beyond repair, was reaffirmed.
Cambodia's war crimes court Friday rejected the appeal a man who ran a Khmer Rouge regime torture prison and instead increased the man's sentence to life imprisonment.
Cambodia's war crimes court is to rule Friday on an appeal by a man who ran a notorious torture prison where more than 14,000 people died under the Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted for crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court, arrived in Libya Saturday to visit with the country's post-Gadhafi leaders.
Concern grows in Syria that Arab League monitors aren't getting the access they need to assess the crackdown there.
The selection of a Sudanese military commander to head the Arab League monitoring mission in Syria is a "farce" because of his government's actions in the embattled Darfur region, a Syrian opposition group said Wednesday.
Two key organizers of Rwanda's 1994 genocide were sentenced by a United Nations tribunal to life in prison Wednesday for their role in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people, a U.N. statement said.
Sudan's defense minister faces International Criminal Court charges for crimes against humanity and war crimes in the country's war-torn region of Darfur, the court said Friday.
The Kenyan government plans to appeal a warrant issued by its high court calling for the arrest of the Sudanese president over alleged war crimes.
A former mayor in Rwanda has been convicted of genocide and extermination as a crime against humanity over the deaths of 2,000 Tutsis during the country's 1994 genocide, the U.N.-backed International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda said Thursday.
One of four former Khmer Rouge leaders charged with crimes against humanity was ruled unfit to stand trial and could be set free, a spokesman for the special U.N. court in Cambodia said Thursday.
Last week, Libya's former leader, Moammar Gadhafi, was killed, apparently by rebel forces. When he was captured, he was by all accounts alive, with a gunshot to the arm.
President Barack Obama is sending about 100 U.S. troops to Africa to help hunt down the leaders of the notoriously violent Lord's Resistance Army in and around Uganda.
Malawi welcomed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for a regional trade meeting Thursday over the objections of the International Criminal Court and human rights activists.
The International Criminal Court on Monday granted the court's chief prosecutor permission to open an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Ivory Coast during months of post-election turmoil last year.
Bosnia genocide suspect Ratko Mladic is back in court Thursday for a procedural hearing, a day after Goran Hadzic -- the last Yugoslav war crimes suspect at large until his arrest last month -- pleaded not guilty to crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
With Libyan rebels reaching Tripoli, the endgame is at hand. Intense fighting may lie ahead, but the power of the regime appears to be rapidly eroding.
CNN's Leone Lakhani discusses what's involved in Libya's reconstruction and transition away from Gadhafi's rule.
The United Nations is urging an investigation into alleged serious atrocities that it says could amount to crimes against humanity or war crimes in Sudan's Southern Kordofan state.
A United Nations report details new allegations of violence, including perhaps mass graves, in the volatile border state of Southern Kordofan in Sudan.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports a Syrian sniper deserts the military after receiving orders to kill civilians.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic Monday refused to enter a plea at his war crimes trial, demanding new lawyers and speaking over the judge until he was removed from the court.
CNN's Sara Sidner reports on four former leaders of the Khmer Rouge on trial in Cambodia for crimes against humanity.
Christiane Amanpour tells CNN's Piers Morgan about missing the mark in Rwanda.
A former Rwandan minister has been jailed for life for genocide and incitement to rape at the United Nations-backed court for Rwanda in Tanzania.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic dismissed as "obnoxious" charges against him Friday during his first appearance at a war crimes tribunal.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic makes his first appearance at the U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic is en route to face war crimes charges at The Hague.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic was in the custody of a U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague late Tuesday after losing his fight against extradition from Serbia, the tribunal announced.
The arrest in Serbia of Ratko Mladic brought to an end a 16-year manhunt for the highest-profile suspect still at large from the Balkan wars of the 1990s.
In recent days, President Barack Obama has applauded efforts to bring former Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic and Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi before international courts.
The arrest in Serbia of Ratko Mladic brings to an end a 16-year man hunt for the highest profile suspect still at large from the Balkan wars of the 1990s.
Former UN Envoy to Yugoslavia David Owen explains why the arrest of Ratko Mladic took so long.
World leaders and human rights groups celebrated the arrest of former Serbian army commander Ratko Mladic on Thursday, calling it "historic" and "an important step forward."
After more than 15 years in hiding, onetime Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic was in a Belgrade jail Friday to face charges that he presided over Europe's worst massacre since World War II.
One of the most notorious leaders of the Rwandan Hutu militia in the 1990s has been apprehended in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) announced Thursday.
A war crimes tribunal for Rwanda sentenced the African nation's former army chief to 30 years in prison Tuesday for his part in the 1994 genocide that killed 800,000 people.
The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court said in a report Wednesday there are "reasonable grounds to believe that crimes against humanity have been committed and continue being committed in Libya."
Moammar Gadhafi may face charges of crimes against humanity. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.
Two Rwandan rebel leaders went on trial in Germany on Wednesday on charges of crimes against humanity, war crimes and being members of a foreign terrorist group, a court statement said.
An exiled Rwandan rebel leader is being transferred to the International Criminal Court to face charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity, the Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday.
International observers will be watching out for "potential spoilers" as southern Sudan votes on whether to break away from the rest of the east African nation next week, a leading human rights activist said Monday.
In the past 75 years, the world has been witness to genocide in Cambodia, Rwanda, Srebrenica, Darfur and the Holocaust.
CNN's Nima Elbagir talks with Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Karti in his first interview with western news media.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, distressed over a call to attack the hotel where Ivory Coast's president-elect and U.N. security forces are based, said Thursday that the forces are "authorized to use all necessary means to protect its personnel" and any others at the location.
The Genocide Archive of Rwanda opened its doors to the public Friday at the Kigali Genocide Memorial grounds in the country's capital, offering an in-depth look at the horrors of the country's 1994 genocide.
The International Criminal Court has opened a probe into the North Korean shelling of Yeonpyeong Island last month and the March sinking of a South Korean warship, allegedly by a North Korean submarine, to evaluate if the incidents constitute war crimes, the court said Monday.
Expenses and salary earnings for paid WikiLeaks staff will be revealed for the first time in a report expected to be published by the end of this year, according to Kristinn Hrafnsson, a spokesman for the secret-spilling organization.
Amazon, whose servers have been home to WikiLeaks since earlier this week, has quit hosting it, the website behind a massive disclosure of controversial documents said Wednesday.
Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, a former politician and militia leader, went on trial Monday in The Hague, Netherlands, accused of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, rape and pillaging.
The defense team for Charles Taylor, the former Liberian president accused of war crimes, formally concluded its case on Friday, the Special Court for Sierra Leone said.
Human Rights Watch on Saturday urged the Iraqi and U.S. governments to launch investigations into reports of torture and detainee abuse after the WikiLeaks website published thousands of classified military documents detailing the war in Iraq.
WikiLeak's founder speaks at a press conference about the Iraq War documents recently released.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is questioned about released Iraq War documents and his organization before ending the interview.
Julian Assange considers himself the "lightning rod" for WikiLeaks, which has been beset by internal strife over the past several months.
With the posting of 400,000 classified documents from the Iraq war, WikiLeaks has shown a much heavier hand redacting compared to its previous publication of documents.
Former Serbian leader Radovan Karadzic appeared in court Monday to defend himself on charges of war crimes and genocide, resuming a trial which he has fought for years to delay.
The president of Rwanda on Thursday denied as "absurd" reports that Tutsis entered the Democratic Republic of Congo over the course of 10 years and massacred Hutu refugees there.
Becky Anderson talks with Rwandan President Paul Kagame about accusations of genocide by Rwandan troops in the Congo.
Director Thet Sambath sets out to track down war criminals. "Enemies of the People" documents his findings.
Four of the top former surviving Khmer Rouge cadre were charged with war crimes in Cambodia by a U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal for their role in the late 1970s genocide that left nearly one-quarter of the country's population dead, the court said Thursday.
A man who ran a notorious Cambodian torture prison where more than 14,000 people died during the Khmer Rouge regime was found guilty of war crimes in late July and sentenced to 35 years in prison.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame met Wednesday with visiting U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon after Rwanda protested a leaked draft U.N. report that accuses troops from the central African nation of widespread violations of human rights.
The Kenyan government Thursday defended its decision not to arrest Sudan's visiting head of state -- wanted on charges of war crimes and genocide -- saying Kenya's first obligation was to the African Union, not the International Criminal Court.
Kenya and the African Union are defending a visit by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted on allegations of war crimes and genocide.
Albert Abuda might never see his children again.
The Rwandan military and an allied rebel group massacred ethnic Hutus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the aftermath of genocide in Rwanda, says a leaked draft report commissioned by the United Nations.
Lawyers for a man who ran a notorious torture prison in Cambodia where more than 14,000 people died during the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime are appealing his conviction.
Prosecutors in Cambodia on Monday appealed the 30-year sentence handed down to a man who ran a notorious torture prison in the Southeast Asian nation where more than 14,000 people died under the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime.
Zimbabwe launched its first multi-million dollar diamond sale this week since obtaining certification last month that the nation's precious stones are harvested humanely and are not "blood diamonds."
A man who ran a notorious Cambodian torture prison where more than 14,000 people died during the Khmer Rouge regime was found guilty of war crimes Monday and sentenced to 35 years in prison.
Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for crimes against humanity.
At least 1.7 million people -- nearly a quarter of Cambodia's population -- died under the 1975-1979 Khmer Rouge from execution, disease, starvation and overwork, according to the Documentation Center of Cambodia.
At Cambodia's genocide court, a New Zealander confronts the man who ran the torture prison where his brother was killed.
The first former Khmer Rouge cadre has been sentenced to prison in a verdict that has angered some over the period of prison time -- 35 years that could be reduced to 19 -- and been welcomed by others as a first step.
Carrying burning incense sticks and pink lotuses and wearing scarves of mourning, dozens of people marked the deaths of 14,000 victims of the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime at the S-21 torture prison in the Cambodian capital Sunday, one day before a genocide tribunal renders the verdict in its first case against the man who ran S-21.
Hundreds of Cambodians gathered at the Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal Monday to hear its historic first verdict in a case against a man who ran a notorious torture prison where 14,000 people died.
Arrest warrants issued for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for allegations of war crimes and genocide are illegal and should be revoked, according to two British attorneys.
Wanted by the ICC on allegations of war crimes, Sudan's president visits Chad for a trade-bloc conference.
The president of Sudan, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on allegations of war crimes and genocide, arrived Wednesday in Chad, Sudanese state-run Shorooq TV reported.
Judges at the International Criminal Court have ordered the release of a Congolese militia chief who used child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's civil war.
The International Criminal Court issued a second arrest warrant Monday for Sudan President Omar al-Bashir on three counts of genocide for his role in a five-year campaign of violence in Darfur.
Thousands of mourners and supporters crowded hillsides near Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sunday, to mark the 15th anniversary of the massacre of nearly 8,000 men and boys.
775 newly identified Bosnian genocide victims are laid to rest in front of a crowd of 50,000 at the Centre Potocari.
A fugitive Rwandan clergyman wanted for his role in the 1994 genocide has been arrested in Uganda, a police spokesman told CNN Friday.
The trial of a man accused of war crimes in the Central African Republic has been postponed, the International Criminal Court said Friday.
Two suspected rebel leaders accused of having committed war crimes in Sudan's Darfur region surrendered to the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, the court announced.
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