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War crimes investigators seek out Syrian refugees

UN war crimes investigators asked European countries to allow them access to Syrian refugees who could help them document war crimes.AFP, 9/19/2016, 8:41 PM

Amnesty denounces abuse in Syrian jails

Amnesty International says Syrian authorities are committing torture on a "massive scale" in government prisons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2016, 5:15 AM

British summons constitutes 'national terrorism'

After MK Livni was summoned for questioning, ex-Ambassador Prosor warns against the subtle diplomatic traps at play.Rachel Kaplan, 7/4/2016, 12:19 PM

Ban Ki-moon accused of war crimes

A writer in Haaretz, of all places, says UN chief is to blame for Hamas's firing rockets from inside UN facilities.Gil Ronen, 1/27/2016, 6:54 PM

Russia accused of committing war crimes in Syria

Amnesty International says Russia 'directly targeted' civilians with no military aim, killing hundreds; strikes hit hospitals, market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2015, 7:32 AM

Bangladesh executes opposition leaders

Two senior Bangladesh opposition leaders hanged for war crimes, including genocide and rape.Matt Wanderman, 11/21/2015, 10:18 PM

Petition to Arrest PM Nearing 80,000 Signatures

British government issues response to petition to arrest Netanyahu, notes visiting heads of state have immunity.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2015, 5:43 AM

NGO Documents Syrian Regime's 'War Crimes'

Bombings timed to terrorize civilians and use of starvation in Eastern Ghouta blockade constitutes 'crimes against humanity,' says Amnesty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2015, 7:48 AM

ICC to Reopen Mavi Marmara Case Against IDF

Deputy FM Hotovely slams ICC for becoming 'Palestinian propaganda tool,' after it decides to reopen flotilla 'war crimes' charges.Ari Yashar, 7/16/2015, 8:36 PM

Nazi's Conviction Must 'Pave the Way' for More

Jewish groups praise Oskar Groening's conviction, but call on European authorities 'not to relent' in bringing all living Nazis to justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2015, 4:37 PM

MK Zoabi Gives Second Hamas Interview in a Week

Radical Arab Knesset member talks to official Hamas paper, accusing the Knesset she is part of with 'war crimes.'Dalit Halevy, 7/14/2015, 2:01 PM

Israel Partially Cooperates With the ICC

In departure from long-standing policy, Israel sends special team to The Hague to try and shelve PA's 'war crimes' charges.Nitsan Keidar, 7/9/2015, 6:46 PM

Did Israel Ask Britain to Vote Against it?

British Jewish news website says PM Netanyahu asked Britain to vote in favor of UN endorsing anti-Israel report on Gaza.Ben Ariel, 7/7/2015, 5:50 AM

Netanyahu: The UNHRC Isn't Interested in the Facts

Prime Minister Netanyahu blasts UNHRC's decision to endorse "war crimes" report against Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/3/2015, 8:28 PM

UNESCO Condemns 'Barbaric' ISIS Attacks

Destruction of artifacts in Nimrud, Hatra may be 'war crimes,' it alleges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 8:07 PM

PA: Next Step is an ICC Investigation of Israel

After submitting case Erekat says PA pressing for investigation to be launched, while outlining diplomatic warfare strategy.Dalit Halevy, 6/27/2015, 11:03 PM

Barghouti: We Will Prove Israeli 'War Crimes'

PLO Council member Mustafa Barghouti looks to put Israel on trial as Palestinians hand over materials for ICC 'war crimes' probe.Cynthia Blank, 6/25/2015, 7:49 AM

PA to Use UN Report in Suing Israel at ICC

'Palestine' representative at UNHRC unveils proposal to adopt new report and thereby allow it to be used in 'lawfare' at The Hague.Dalit Halevy, 6/23/2015, 8:27 PM

UN: War Crimes Against Both Israel and Hamas

Long-awaited UN probe report presents anti-Israel findings, Liberman responds: 'UN is committing crimes against humanity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2015, 2:27 PM

Expert: Israel Didn't Commit War Crimes in Gaza

NGO Monitor's legal advisor dismisses accusations that Israel committed war crimes in Gaza.Yoni Kempinski and Eliran Aharon, 6/19/2015, 3:14 AM

PA 'Lawfare' at ICC to Commence Next Week

PA to submit first 'war crimes' file next Thursday, in attempt to open legal war against Israel over last summer's war in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2015, 8:25 PM

ICC Heads to Israel to Probe 'War Crimes'

Palestinians claim visit is good sign ICC is serious about their report, but Israeli official says visit is routine for preliminary probe.Cynthia Blank, 6/11/2015, 9:54 AM

Investigators Have War Crime Case Against Syria

CIJA has built three war crimes cases against brutal Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2015, 1:39 PM

ICC Threatens Israel to Provide Information

ICC prosecutor says if Israel does not hand over information on Gaza op, she will be forced to open full-scale 'war crimes' investigation.Cynthia Blank, 5/13/2015, 11:05 AM

ICC Not to Prosecute ISIS for War Crimes

Islamic State, despite legacy of genocide, rape, and enslavement, not under ICC's 'jurisdiction' - so why is the non-state PA?Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2015, 4:25 PM

PA Officially Joins ICC to Sue Israel

PA's ICC request takes effect on April 1 to charge 'settlements' and 'war crimes,' even as PA source admits the move will likely backfire.Ari Yashar, 4/1/2015, 9:36 AM

Hamas: Amnesty Report 'Adopts Israeli Version'

Hamas criticizes a report by Amnesty International accusing the group of war crimes as being unbalanced.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/27/2015, 11:44 PM

Leftist Group in Paris Accuses IDF of 'War Crimes'

FIDH claims Gaza terrorists' indiscriminate attacks on civilians didn't give IDF 'carte blanche' to commit 'war crimes' in Gaza war.Ari Yashar, 3/27/2015, 1:18 PM

Palestinians Committed War Crimes During Gaza Op

Amnesty International report finds Palestinian terror groups showed 'disregard' for civilian lives during Operation Protective Edge.Cynthia Blank, 3/26/2015, 9:13 AM

UN Offers to Share Syrian War Crimes Suspects

UNHRC c'tee in charge of investigating Syria to share names of war crimes suspects with state prosecutors, after ICC bid falls flat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2015, 12:34 PM

PA to Submit First ICC Charge on April Fools

In uncanny timing, PA's first complaint against Israel over 'war crimes' including 'Gaza war and settlement activity' to come April 1.Ari Yashar, 3/2/2015, 6:46 PM

UN Ready to Release List of Syrian 'War Criminals'

UN investigators say they are prepared to publish secret lists of alleged war criminals in Syria.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/20/2015, 8:32 PM

IDF Legal Head Unconcerned by ICC 'War Crimes'

Maj. Gen. Efroni says IDF is conducting investigations on operation that should make ICC trial superfluous.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2015, 8:29 PM

Abbas Forms Committee to Sue Israeli 'War Crimes'

Abbas appoints Erekat to head group preparing documents to sue Israel for Gaza op, which Abbas's Fatah took part in committing war crimes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2015, 6:25 PM

Schabas Admits 'I Don't Respect Israeli Leaders'

In interview following resignation over PLO work, UN 'war crimes' probe head slams 'childish' Israeli reaction and targets Netanyahu.Ari Yashar, 2/4/2015, 9:17 AM

Head of UN's Gaza Probe Resigns

William Schabas resigns as head of the UN commission probing Israel's actions in Gaza, citing Israeli allegations of bias.Elad Benari, 2/3/2015, 12:44 AM

Netanyahu: Israel Rejects 'Absurd' ICC Probe

PM condemns 'folly' of letting 'Hamas press charges on Israel,' noting ICC's rules breached by letting 'non-state' PA sue Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2015, 8:00 PM

ICC Launches Probe into Israeli 'War Crimes'

ICC prosecutor opens a preliminary probe into possible war crimes committed by Israel. Netanyahu: This decision is scandalous.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/16/2015, 8:12 PM

Turkish PM Compares Netanyahu to Paris Terrorists

In continuing war of words between Turkey and Netanyahu, Turkey's PM Davutoglo claims Israel's PM has committed 'crimes against humanity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2015, 1:08 PM

PA Envoy: ICC Can Start Investigating Israel

The PA's representative at the UN says the ICC can begin examining Israeli "war crimes" without waiting until the PA becomes a member.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2015, 6:12 AM

Activists Seek to Sue Over Flotilla 'War Crimes'

British activists who were on the Mavi Marmara looking into suing Israeli commanders for alleged “war crimes” committed during the flotilla.Ben Ariel, 1/5/2015, 5:43 AM

Netanyahu: The PA, Not Israel, Should Fear the ICC

Netanyahu responds to Abbas's ICC move by noting the PA's pact with Hamas, vulnerability to prosecution for war crimes.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 7:56 PM

Islamic Bloc Supports PA Bid to Prosecute Israel

Organization of Islamic Cooperation says it supports Abbas's bid to prosecute Israel for war crimes at ICC.Ben Ariel, 9/28/2014, 6:11 AM

Ya'alon: Abbas's Claims Not Based in Reality

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon slams Abbas's UN tirade, claims incitement-laced speech 'detached from reality.'Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 9/27/2014, 11:13 PM

US Slams Abbas Over 'War Crimes' Accusations

Abbas accuses Israel of 'genocide' at the UN General Assembly - prompting a sharp rebuke from Washington.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2014, 7:36 PM

Released: "Official" List of Hamas 'War Crimes'

NY-based legal rights group publishes list of blatant Hamas violations, ahead of UN investigation of Israeli "war crimes."Hillel Fendel, 9/18/2014, 9:04 PM

Prosor Demands UN Action on Hamas War Crimes

Israel's ambassador to the UN Ron Prosor is demanding that the UN Security Council act on Hamas' war crimesYaakov Levi, 8/28/2014, 9:21 AM

PA Confident UN Committee Will Find Israel Guilty

PA FM in Venezuela says commission will 'demonstrate Israel committed war crimes, crimes against humanity.'Ari Yashar, 8/12/2014, 10:54 PM

Arab Party: Investigate Netanyahu for 'War Crimes'

Tibi's party demands Attorney General launch a formal investigation against PM, Defense Minister Ya’alon and Chief of Staff Gantz.Dalit Halevi, 8/12/2014, 3:45 AM

Israel, U.S. Reject UN's Gaza Panel

Israel’s Foreign Ministry blasts UNHRC panel on Gaza, says panel members have already made up their minds.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 8/12/2014, 3:14 AM

UN Names Panel to Investigate Israeli 'War Crimes'

Canada's William Schabas to head UNHRC panel that will investigate allegations that Israel violated humanitarian law.Elad Benari, 8/12/2014, 12:13 AM

PA Foreign Minister: We'll Take Israel to ICC

PA Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki says his government would take Israel to court over "war crimes" in Gaza.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2014, 6:19 AM

Ron Prosor Hits Back at UN 'War Crimes' Accusation

After Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon accuses Israel of 'war crimes' in Gaza, Israeli ambassador to the UN calls out anti-Israel bias.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2014, 7:04 PM

UN: ISIS 'Almost Certainly' Committed War Crimes

UN's human rights chief, Navi Pillay, says ISIS terrorists have almost certainly committed war crimes by executing hundreds in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2014, 3:45 AM

UK Awards Livni Special 'War Crimes' Immunity

Temporary immunity from 'ideological legal stunts' ahead of Livni London visit; Abbas freely visits despite Hamas unity.Ari Yashar, 5/14/2014, 8:08 AM

Putin Makes it Illegal to Deny Nazi War Crimes

Russian President signs legislation introducing harsh punishments for justification or denial of Nazi war crimes.Elad Benari, 5/6/2014, 5:16 AM

Abbas Slams 'Ethnic Cleansing' in 'Occupied' J'lem

Abbas claims Israel guilty of 'war crimes' for allowing movement of citizens in capital, announces new fund to 'defend Jerusalem.'Ari Yashar, 4/29/2014, 6:57 PM