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Tag: War Crimes
October 30, 2014 | 9:17 am
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...
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...
August 10, 2014 | 9:36 am
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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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
August 27, 2008 | 11:45 pmRadovan 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...
September 28, 2006 | 8:00 pmThe 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...
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...
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...
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...
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....