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Colombian Army Killed at Least 6402 Civilians Between 2002 and 2008.

The Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) court found that at least 6,402 civilians had been murdered by armed forces in Columbia between 2002 and...

Ugandan Rebel Commander Convicted of War Crimes by International Criminal Court

On Tuesday, February 4th 2021, the ICC found Lord's Resistance Army commander, Dominic Ongwen, guilty of 61 crimes against humanity and war crimes committed...

ECHR Rules that Russia Committed War Crimes in Georgia

The European Court of human rights (ECHR) ruled that Russia was guilty of human rights violations during its war with Georgia in 2008.The European...

Indian Army Officer Allegedly Planted Weapons on Kashmiri Civilians

An Indian army officer and two other civilians allegedly planted weapons on Kashmiri civilians in a staged encounter, police said on Sunday. An Indian...

Canberra Demands Apology from Beijing over Offensive Australian Soldier Tweet

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison demanded that the Chinese Government delete a defamatory tweet attacking the Australian Defence Force amid the Afghanistan war crime...

Northern Ethiopia Massacre Death Toll at Least 600, Rights Commission Says

The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has reported that at least 600 civilians were brutally killed in Maikadra, Tigray region on November 9. The...

Afghan Human Rights Commission Calls for UK to Investigate Alleged War Crimes

The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission has called for an "independent public inquiry to review and investigate the allegation of unlawful killings by UK...

Elite Australian Troops Accused of Killing 39 Afghan Civilians

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) accused many Australian elite soldiers of unlawfully killing 39 unarmed prisoners and civilians during the Afghan war, the military’s...

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