Backing MSF, Human Rights Watch Says US Must Consent To War Crimes Probe

‘We believe that there is a strong basis for determining that criminal liability exists,’ group states in new letter to Gen. Carter Continue reading

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Anti-ISIS Proposals At Republican Debate Would Likely Be War Crimes

Ted Cruz leads way as candidates discuss carpet-bombing and attacking terrorists’ families, despite Geneva Conventions ban on ‘indiscriminate attacks.’ Continue reading

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U.N. War Crimes Team Won’t Investigate Foreign Air Strikes In Syria

“It is not our mandate to investigate the behavior of powers involved in the crisis of Syria,” Pinheiro told the Thomson Reuters Foundation in a telephone interview. Continue reading

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Syrian Rebels Are Using Caged Captives As Human Shields

BEIRUT (AFP) –  A major Syrian rebel group is using dozens of captives in metal cages as “human shields” in the largest opposition stronghold on the outskirts of Damascus, a monitor said Sunday. Jaish al-Islam, regarded as the most powerful rebel … Continue reading

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MSF: Forcible US Intrusion Into Hospital May Have Destroyed War Crimes Evidence

“Their unannounced and forced entry damaged property, destroyed potential evidence and caused stress and fear for the MSF team,” says medical charity. Continue reading

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