ICTR Judge Arbour suggested that the ICTR’s mandate only extended to events within the genocide, which in her view began ‘after’ the shooting down of President Habyarimana’s plane, an event that triggered the atrocities. Personnel of the ICTR were accordingly forbidden to investigate that plane crash.Read more . . .
A recent poll asked people in Britain how many Iraqis had been killed as a result of the invasion of Iraq in 2003. The answers they gave were shocking. A majority said that fewer than 10,000 had been killed. Scientific studies report that up to a million Iraqi men, women and children died in an inferno lit by the British government and its ally in Washington. That’s the equivalent of the genocide in Rwanda. And the carnage goes on. Relentlessly.Read more . . .
In this article, I analyze the legal and factual background of the food blockade against Iraq (1990-), and then assess its compliance with international humanitarian law. I conclude that the U.N., the members of the Security Council, and the countries that participated violated several mandatory humanitarian norms in enforcing the food blockade.Read more . . .
“The bombing of the headquarters of Serbian state radio and television was a deliberate attack on a civilian object and as such constitutes a war crime,” Sian Jones, Amnesty International’s Balkans expert said.Read more . . .
‘Once you kill people because you don’t like what they say, you change the rules of war’Read more . . .
The division of Libya into three separate countries is part of the US-NATO imperial design. It is part of a project shared by the U.S., Britain, Italy, and France.
The NATO war launched against Libya in March 2011 was geared towards the breakup of the country into three separate entities.
The White House Office of the Press Secretary June 29, 2011 http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/06/29/remarks-john-o-brennan-assistant-president-homeland-security-and-counter Remarks of John O. Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, on Ensuring al-Qa’ida’s Demise – As Prepared for Delivery Paul H. Nitze School of … Read more . . .
10 challenging questions for readers 1. On what base did the Security Council determine in the morning of September 12, 2001, that the mass murder of the previous day was an act of “international” terrorism?2. On what evidence did the … Read more . . .
“The Tribunal is satisfied, beyond reasonable doubt, that the first defendant, (General) Amos Yaron, is guilty of crimes against humanity and genocide, and the second defendant, the State of Israel, is guilty of genocide.”Read more . . .
With its concept of targeted sanctions against Iran, the West has found a narrative with which it – and, ironically, the Iranian regime – can live. The people of Iran cannot. Sanctions are destroying the economy and harming the people.Read more . . .
http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/05/31/war-crimes-as-policy-2/Weekend Edition May 31-Jun 02, 2013 The CIA: Keepers of the Hit ListsWar Crimes as Policyby DOUGLAS VALENTINE and NICOLAS J.S. DAVIES In February the Guardian and BBC Arabic unveiled a documentary exploring the role of retired Colonel James Steele … Read more . . .
Independent (UK), September 03, 2001Serbian families given legal aid to sue over TV studio bombing By Robert Verkaik, Legal Affairs Correspondent The families of victims of the Nato bombing raid on a Belgrade television studio have been given legal aid … Read more . . .
BANKOVIĆ AND OTHERS v. BELGIUM AND OTHERS 52207/99 | Decision | Court (Grand Chamber) | 12/12/2001 Inadmissible Case Details Language Versions Press Release Related (1 of 1) BANKOVIĆ AND OTHERS v. BELGIUM AND OTHERS 52207/99 | Decision | Court … Read more . . .
Starvation as a Weapon: Legal Implications of the UN Food Blockade Against Iraq and Kuwait by René Provost 30 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, 577 (1992) Introduction The Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in early August 1990 was a bold political … Read more . . .
Western documents dealing with the NATO bombing of the RTS in Belgrad 1. Press Release: Prosecutor’s Report on the Nato Bombing Campaign. The Hague, 13 June 2000 2. Final Report to the Prosecutor by the Committee Established to Review … Read more . . .
Damato-2 American Journal of International Law, July 1990 EDITORIAL COMMENT(scanned text) by Anthony D’Amato THE IMPOSITION OF ATTORNEY SANCTIONS FOR CLAIMS ARISING FROM THE U.S. AIR RAID ON LIBYA As three-month-old Khloud al-Oraiba slept in her home in a residential … Read more . . .
How the U.S. Intentionally Destroyed Iraq’s Water Supply by Thomas J. Nagy* Over the last two years, I’ve discovered documents of the Defense Intelligence Agency proving beyond a doubt that, contrary to the Geneva Convention, the U.S. government intentionally used … Read more . . .
File: 950901_511rept_91.txt Page: 91 Total Pages: 1 IRAQ WATER TREATMMENT VULNERABILITIES (U) Filename:511rept.91 DTG: 221900Z JAN 91 FM: DIA WASHINGTON DC VIA: NMIST NET TO: CENTCOM INFO: CENTAF UK STRIKE COMMAND MARCENT 18 ABC NAVCENT SOCCENT 7TH CORPS ANKARA SUBJECT: … Read more . . .
Illegal Tribunal – Illegal Indictment Statement of the International Progress Organization on the Hague War Crimes Tribunal’s indictment of Serbian Leaders Dr. Hans Koechler, President [posted 23 April 2001] [The following statement was written just after the ‘War Crimes Tribunal’ … Read more . . .
The Charter and Judgment of the Nürnberg Tribunal History and Analysis (Memorandum submitted by the Secretary-General) United Nations – General Assembly International Law Commission Lake Success, New York 1949 A/CN.4/5 … Read more . . .