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#War crime

# war-crime - Monday 21 March, 2016

Man found guilty of war crime after posing for photo with decapitated head of IS fighter

Jebbar Salman Ammar, 29, had posted three images on Facebook of himself with the head of a fighter.

# war-crime - Monday 5 October, 2015

The US is struggling to explain how it bombed an MSF hospital and killed 22 people Doctors Without Borders This post contains videos

The US is struggling to explain how it bombed an MSF hospital and killed 22 people

Medecins Sans Frontieres are calling the attack a ‘war crime’.

# war-crime - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Court won't prosecute 89 year old over worst Nazi atrocity on French soil

There was not enough evidence to charge the man, a former member of the SS.

# war-crime - Monday 28 July, 2014

Downing of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime'

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights added that an “effective” investigation is needed.

# war-crime - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

88-year-old former SS member charged over massacre of French town in 1944

Nazi troops blockaded and then set fire to a church, in which dozens of women and children were burned alive. In total 642 men, women and children were killed.

# war-crime - Saturday 9 November, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning, it’s the weekend. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# war-crime - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Over 40 Auschwitz guards to face German prosecutors

For decades German courts only prosecuted Nazi war criminals if evidence showed they had personally committed atrocities, but since a 2011 landmark case all former camp guards can be tried.

# war-crime - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Syria: Rebels bombard airbase near Aleppo amid reports of torture and execution

There have been further reports of human rights abuses from both government forces and rebels in Syria as the battle for its second city continues.