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  1. UN trials a positive step towards peace

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... is wanted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia for trial on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, arising from the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men ...

  2. quote of the week

    Posted Mar 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'I stand here before you not to defend the mere mortal that I am, but to defend the greatness of a small nation in Bosnia-Herzegovina, which for 500 years has had to suffer and has demonstrated a great deal of modesty and perseverance to survive in freedom.' Radovan Karadzic, Bosnian Serb leader during the Bosnian War 1992-1995, at the opening statements of his trial ...

  3. The trial of a former child soldier

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Who? Who is Omar Khadr? He is a Canadian-born former child soldier. Khadr was arrested by US forces in Afghanistan at age 15. He allegedly killed a US soldier in a grenade attack in 2002. What? What charges does he face? Khadr faces five serious charges. ...

  4. On the Cultural Revolution in Tibet

    Posted Jan 18th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson On the Cultural Revolution in Tibet by various University of California Press, HK$200 The defending soldiers brandished only copies of Chairman Mao's 'little red book'. But the Army of the Gods' fired-up forces fatally sta ...

  5. Challenges for Khmer Rouge trials

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Ahead of the first trial of a Khmer Rouge leader at the end of this month, a chief prosecutor has questioned whether the trial will be just about the allegations against ... Assistance to the Khmer Rouge trials, also highlighted how the trials of Khmer Rouge leaders would be a challenge in terms of crimes that have never previously been prosecuted by such a tribunal, ...

  6. Indonesian special forces chief goes on trial

    Posted Oct 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... force, Kopassus, went on trial yesterday in a specially convened human rights court for his role in the massacre of Muslim activists in 1984. The trial is a significant step in bringing ... on trial in a civilian rather than a military court for the numerous human rights abuses that occurred both before and after the fall of Suharto five years ago. The only other human rights trial ...

  7. Saddam's long wait for judgment day

    Posted Dec 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... W. Bush- faces 'the justice he denied to millions'. But there is no telling when his war crimes trial will take place. Indeed, as we report on the facing page, it is not even clear ... remain about the ability of Iraq- even with help from the international community- to stage a fair trial. Hussein has hired one of the biggest teams of defence lawyers ever assembled, led by 20 ...

  8. Yasukuni's criminal class

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Doug Nairne

    ... (1880-1947). Leader of the Japanese navy, he took responsibility for the attack on Pearl Harbour. He died of a heart attack while on trial 14 Yosuke Matsuoka (1880-1946). Foreign minister and advocate ...

  9. Now, go after bin Laden

    Posted Dec 17th 2003, 12:00am by Christopher Dobson

    ... Possibly the most important decision affecting the future of Iraq and the west's relations with the Arab world centres on Hussein's fate. The Iraqis are determined to put him on trial ... against other countries. Iran and Kuwait are anxious to put him on trial. There may also be a United Nations aspect relating to war crimes and the gassing of 5,000 Kurds. Britain has a minor ...

  10. Bomb illustrates Jemaah Islamiah 'alive and kicking'

    Posted Aug 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In June, a small bomb exploded at the national parliament. Diplomats say the latest attack appears to be in reaction to the arrest and trial of alleged members of Jemaah Islamiah for the Bali bombings and other attacks. The alleged spiritual leader of Jemaah Islamiah, Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, is on trial for plotting to overthrow the government and directing several church ...




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