Karadzic guilty of genocide

UN judges rule Karadzic is guilty of genocide for the Srebrenica massacre and crimes against humanity in Bosnian war.


UN verdicts for Radovan Karadzic

Former Bosnian Serb leader acquitted on one genocide count as verdicts continue to be read at the court in The Hague.


Karadzic: 'No reasonable court will convict me'

Former Bosnian Serb leader speaks out ahead of UN tribunal verdicts on Thursday in genocide and war crimes trial.

Crimes against humanity

Former Congolese vice president guilty of war crimes

ICC says Bemba guilty of commanding militia that went on a murder, rape and pillage spree in Central African Republic.


Is the ICC biased against African countries?

Former prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo and Professor Mahmood Mamdani debate whether the ICC has an African obsession.

Crimes against humanity

Death sentences for two Bangladesh leaders upheld

Leaders from Islamist party and Bangladesh Nationalist Party may be hanged soon after clemency pleas rejected.


Ex-Chad leader goes on trial in Senegal over atrocities

Hissene Habre, once described as "Africa's Pinochet", is accused of crimes against humanity during his rule.


Australia extradites Serbian war crimes suspect

Suspect nicknamed "Captain Dragan" arrives in Zagreb to face murder charges after decade-long fight against extradition.

Human Rights

Rights group urges UN to add Israel to List of Shame

Human Rights Watch asks UN chief to resist pressure to keep the Israeli army off list of children's rights violators.


Two more Khmer Rouge cadres charged with war crimes

Buddhist nun and ex-navy chief faces charges for alleged involvement in deaths during 1970s Khmer Rouge rule.


Bangladesh Jamaat leader given death sentence

Mir Quasem Ali, 62, sentenced to death for crimes against humanity committed during country's independence war in 1971.


Kenyatta appears before ICC court

Kenyan leader becomes first sitting president to appear before court on charges related to violence after 2007 election.


Feared Colombian militia leader arrested

Armando Perez, who headed militia linked to 5,000 murders and a spate of disappearances, was arrested in Panama.


Can international law save Iraq's Yazidis?

All the 'genocide' talk is unlikely to result in any action to alleviate the plight of the Yazidis a

by Ahmad Moussa

Talk to Al Jazeera

Michael Kirby: 'Holocaust-type phenomenon'

Chief UN investigator of North Korean human rights abuses discusses the allegations of crimes against humanity.