Europe

Srebrenica's Muslim defender acquitted of war crimes

The court in Sarajevo said that Naser Oric, who led the defence of Srebrenica during the 1992-95 war, is not guilty.

Srebrenica defender Naser Oric acquitted of war crimes

Afghanistan

ISIL, Taliban joined forces in deadly Afghan attack: UN

At least 36 were killed in early August violence by fighters of both groups, UNAMA says, as witnesses recall horror.

UNAMA: ISIL, Taliban jointly attacked Mirzawalang

Africa

Senegal court upholds life sentence of Chad's ex-leader

Victims celebrate court ruling for Hissene Habre, who is convicted of human rights abuses against thousands.

Court upholds life sentence of Chad's Hissene Habre

Syria's Civil War

UN says Damascus water-supply sabotage is a war crime

Syrian forces battle rebels for Wadi Barada valley where damaged infrastructure has cut off water to millions of people.

UN: Wadi Barada water-supply sabotage is a war crime

ICC

ICC debate: Africa vs 'Infamous Caucasian Court'?

International Criminal Court defiant after African states take aim at the world's only permanent war crimes tribunal.

ICC debate: Africa vs 'Infamous Caucasian Court'?

Eritrea

UN: Eritrea government commits crimes against humanity

UN investigation reports a litany of crimes committed in Eritrea since 1991, including enslavement, rape and murder.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Joshua Oppenheimer: Indonesia's 'regime of fear'

Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on documenting Indonesia's killings of 1965 through the eyes of perpetrators and victims.

Genocide

Karadzic guilty of genocide

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

Bosnia

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.

UN judges rule on former Serb leader Radovan Karadzic

Bosnia

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.

Radovan Karadzic says he's innocent ahead of UN verdict

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.

Ex-Congolese VP Jean-Pierre Bemba guilty of war crimes

UpFront

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.

Death sentences for two Bangladesh leaders upheld

Africa

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.

Europe

Australia extradites Serbian war crimes suspect

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

Australia extradites Serbian war crimes suspect