Ukraine to Hold First War Crimes Trial of Russian Soldier in Custody

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Ukraine announced on May 11 that it is launching its first war crimes trial in the Russian invasion, in the case of a Russian soldier accused of killing a civilian. Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Iryna Venediktova identified the first Russian service member …

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Paraguay Anti-Drug Prosecutor Murdered in Colombia

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Paraguayan anti-drug prosecutor Marcelo Pecci was shot and died on the Colombian tourism island of Baru during his honeymoon with his wife on Tuesday. According to the Paraguayan journalist and wife of Claudia Aguilera, two shots knocked down Pecci while …

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Ukraine Names 10 Russian Soldiers Suspected of Human Rights Abuses in Bucha

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Ukrainian Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova on April 28 identified 10 Russian soldiers suspected of being involved in human rights abuses in the town of Bucha. In a Facebook post, Venediktova released the names and photos of 10 soldiers who were …

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Portuguese Authorities Name Formal Suspect in Case of Missing British Child Madeleine McCann

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Portuguese authorities named German convicted rapist Christian Brueckner as a formal suspect in the case of British child Madeleine McCann who went missing 15 years ago. In a statement on April 21, the public prosecutor’s office in the Portuguese city …

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585 War Crime Suspects Identified By Ukraine

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The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine has identified 585 war crime suspects in the case of Russian aggression toward Ukraine. The office identified the suspects as representatives of the military and political leadership of Russia including  ministers, deputies, military command …

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Ukrainian Prosecutor General Says Office is Investigating 5,800 Russian War Crime Cases

Fourth EstateUkrainian Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova’s office, 183 children have been killed in the war and 342 others were injured.

Ukrainian Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova  said on April 11 that her office is investigating 5,800 cases of Russian war crimes in the invasion on Ukraine. “It is not only war crimes. Now we can say — a lot of crimes …

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Man Found Guilty of Murdering David Amess

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Ali Harbi Ali had been found guilty of the murder of MP Sir David Amess. Ali Harbi Ali, 26, a British citizen and son of a former media adviser to a prime minister of Somalia, repeatedly stabbed Amess in an …

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Texas Prosecutor Drops Murder Charge Against Woman for ‘Self-Induced Abortion’

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A district attorney in Texas announced on April 10  that he will drop the murder charge against a woman who was arrested for allegedly causing “the death of an individual by self-induced abortion.” Starr County District Attorney Gocha Allen Ramirez …

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Germany Detains Syrian Suspected of Torturing Captives with IS

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German investigators on Wednesday arrested a Syrian man accused of war crimes for allegedly torturing captives while he was with the IS group back in 2014 in Syria. The Federal prosecutors identified the arrested Syrian only as Raed E. and …

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Bangladesh Sentences Four To Death For Killing Blogger in 2015

A court in Bangladesh has sentenced four people to death for killing a blogger and science writer critical of hardline religious thought in 2015. Judge Nurul Amin Biplob of the Sylhet Anti-Terrorism Tribunal told a packed courtroom on Wednesday that …

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