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  • U.N. watchdog urges Israel to probe possible Gaza war crimes

    October 30, 2014 | 9:17 am

    Israel should investigate all alleged violations committed by its forces during three recent wars in Gaza and ensure military commanders are brought to justice for any crimes, a U.N. human rights watchdog said on Thursday.

    A panel of independent experts urged Israel to halt ...

  • Netanyahu: No chance for peace deal if Israel sued for war crimes

    October 3, 2014 | 12:03 pm

    A Palestinian push to try Israeli officials for war crimes at a United Nations tribunal would end any chance of reaching a peace deal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

    Netanyahu spoke to Army Radio on Friday, a day after the Palestinian Authority’s envoy to the...

  • Lawsuit accusing Israel of genocide to be filed in Argentina

    September 17, 2014 | 11:36 am

    An Argentine lawyer said he will file a lawsuit in federal court in Buenos Aires accusing Israel of crimes against humanity and genocide.

    Carlos Slepoy told Pagina/12, a Buenos Aires newspaper, in an interview published Tuesday that the suit will be filed in the coming days in...

  • PA will bring Israel to ICC, foreign minister says

    August 10, 2014 | 9:36 am

    The Palestinian Authority will bring Israel before the International Criminal Court for war crimes, its foreign minister said.

    “We will go to the ICJ (International Court of Justice), and put our signature on it. Very soon we will be a (sovereign) state. That is enough for the...

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  • On Hague court visit, Palestinian FM accuses Israel of war crimes

    August 5, 2014 | 9:52 am

    Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki accused Israel of war crimes following his visit to the International Criminal Court, which he said the P.A. would try to join this year.

    Malki’s visit to the Hague-based court Tuesday came amid growing criticism of Israel from...

  • ICC prosecutor: No probe on Gaza war crimes because Palestine not a state

    April 3, 2012 | 10:31 am

    The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague said the court cannot open an investigation into cases related to the 2008-09 Gaza war because Palestine is not a state.

    Jose Luis Moreno Ocampo said on April 3 in a statement that it is up to the United Nations...

  • Opinion: Demjanjuk’s just epitaph

    By Tom Teicholz

    March 22, 2012 | 6:28 pm

    The recent death of John Demjanjuk, 91, in a nursing home in Germany, brings to a close one of the most extensive and most contested Nazi war crimes prosecutions in history, a process that began in the United States in the mid 1970s and was ongoing at the time of his death as...

  • John Demjanjuk, convicted of war crimes in Germany, dies stateless and in limbo

    March 19, 2012 | 11:32 am

    Though the death last weekend of John Demjanjuk brought a close to the seemingly never-ending quest for justice in the case of a man long accused of being a Nazi war criminal, it also brought a premature end to the legal battle over his legacy.

    Though Demjanjuk, 91, was convicted by...

  • Conference calls on Romania to acknowlege WWII war crimes

    November 9, 2011 | 3:15 pm

    A conference focusing on Romania’s Holocaust-era war crimes in Ukraine and Moldova called on Romania to acknowledge and apologize for the murder of hundreds of thousands of Jews.

    The conference, which ended Wednesday, on the anniversary of Kristallnacht, was convened to bring the...

  • Livni visits Britain after prosecution law amended

    October 6, 2011 | 9:45 am

    Israeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni has visited Britain for the first time since a law that allows for the prosecution of foreign officials for alleged war crimes was amended.

    Livni arrived in London Thursday for the first time since a warrant for her arrest was issued in 2009 for...

  • Fears of arrest gone, Tzipi Livni to visit Britain

    October 4, 2011 | 8:35 am

    Israeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni will visit Britain this week now that a war crimes law that clouded Israeli-British relations and kept her away for fear of arrest has been changed.

    Livni’s centrist Kadima party said she would travel to London at the invitation of British...

  • German Court Convicts Demjanjuk

    May 12, 2011 | 1:22 pm

    The best thing about the Demjanjuk conviction (read the L.A. Times Article) is that the case works from the bottom up. The low level functionary - Demjanjuk was only a guard at Sobibor—is brought to justice.

    The worst thing is that for every Himmler or Eichman, there were many...

  • John Demjanjuk found guilty of war crimes

    May 12, 2011 | 8:11 am

    A Munich court has found John Demjanjuk guilty of war crimes, and sentenced the 91-year-old former autoworker to five years in prison.

    Thursday’s verdict came after 93 court days, including deeply affecting testimony from Dutch survivors and their kin, and monologues by Demjanjuk’s...

  • Israel canceled residency status of thousands of Palestinians

    May 11, 2011 | 8:09 am

    Israel canceled the residency status of 140,000 Palestinians, allegedly without warning, the daily Haaretz reported.

    A document obtained by Haaretz, following a request filed under the Freedom of Information Law by a human rights organization, shows that the residency status of...

  • Dear Mr. Goldstone: Six months until Kol Nidre

    By David Suissa

    April 4, 2011 | 6:34 pm

    Dear Mr. Goldstone:

    You really screwed up. You screwed up so badly that Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic says you contributed, more than any other individual, to the delegitimization and demonization of the Jewish state.

    The deliberate killing of innocent civilians is the...

  • Seattle county does not have to run Israel ‘war crimes’ ad, judge rules

    February 22, 2011 | 10:10 am

    A federal judge in Seattle ruled that King County, Wash., did not violate the First Amendment rights of a pro-Palestinian group when it refused to run an Israel ‘War Crimes’ ad campaign.

    Judge Richard Jones on Feb. 18 denied a request to force the Metro Transit system to run the...

  • S. African group seeking Livni’s arrest on ‘war crimes’

    January 18, 2011 | 10:04 am

    A South African organization dedicated to dispelling stereotypes about Muslims is seeking an arrest warrant for Israeli lawmaker Tzipi Livni for her role in the Gaza war.

    Livni, Israel’s opposition leader and head of the Kadima Party, is set to visit South Africa at the end of the...

  • Journalist stole IDF documents to expose alleged war crimes

    April 12, 2010 | 11:04 am

    The former IDF soldier currently indicted for espionage told an Israeli court that she took classified documents to expose war crimes, Haaretz reported.

    Anat Kam, an Israeli journalist and former soldier, passed off classified documents she had access to during her military service...

  • Iran gets away with murder

    August 27, 2008 | 11:45 pm

    Radovan Karadzic's arrest last month in a Belgrade hideout was more than just a finishing point to 12 years of a fugitive's life. Renowned as the face of "ethnic cleansing" in the Balkans, Karadzic was especially sought for having ordered the execution of more than 7,000 Muslim men...
  • Israel should probe accusations of war crimes

    By Joseph M. Lipner

    September 28, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The recent charge by three human rights organizations that Israel committed war crimes in Lebanon seems at first like just another reflexive anti-Israel (or, at worst, anti-Semitic) condemnation.
     
    The truth, though, is more complex. Those who are making the accusations appear to be...
  • Slave Laborers Get Final Claims Check

    By Tom Tugend

    August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Frieda Moldavan had to wait 60 years, but last week she was finally "compensated" for digging German anti-tank trenches outside Budapest in the bitter winter of 1944.

    Moldavan received a check for slightly more than $3,000 -- the same amount paid to the other 4,325 former Jewish...

  • Saddam Should Face Iraq ‘Nuremberg’ Trial

    By Rabbi Abraham Cooper

    December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Smoked out of his rat hole by the U.S. Army, there was the Iraqi dictator, not spewing propaganda but having his heavily bearded mouth probed by a latex-gloved medic. The doctor may not only have been extracting a DNA sample but searching for a cyanide capsule -- the type used by...

  • World Court Poses U.S., Israel Threat

    By Joseph M. Lipner

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The new International Criminal Court sounds like such a good idea, why would either the United States or Israel oppose it?

    The court came into existence on July 1, when 60 countries ratified the treaty establishing it. The court's mission is to punish genocide, crimes against...

  • World Briefs

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Israel: U.S. Didn't Help

    Israel denied a newspaper report that the CIA helped Israel track down a smuggled arms shipment. "This operation was purely blue and white," said a spokeswoman for the Israeli military, referring to the colors of Israel's flag. Citing unnamed U.S....

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