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Stories with subject: War crimes
  • Modoc warriors honored at Fort Klamath grave dedication 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 10:44 am

    KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon - Four Modoc men who were executed as war criminals in 1873 were honored as warriors and significant historical figures during a grave dedication ceremony at Fort Klamath.

  • AP Interview: Uribe challenges Colombia's peace breakthrough story has photos
    Updated: Oct-02-15 1:36 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - Former President Alvaro Uribe harshly criticized the international community for applauding a recent breakthrough in his successor's peace talks with leftist rebels, saying the deal undermines the rule of law in Colombia.

  • The Latest: Russia could strike beyond Syria, exec suggests story has photos
    Updated: Sep-30-15 12:37 pm

    MOSCOW - The latest developments as Russia and other nations counter Islamic State militants in Syria. All times local:

  • Former Congo vice president on trial for paying witnesses story has photos
    Updated: Sep-29-15 7:24 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - A former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of interfering with the administration of justice by coaching and paying defense witnesses to give false testimony in his war crimes trial.

  • German court convicts 2 Rwandans over Congo crimes 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 10:48 am

    BERLIN - A German court on Monday convicted two Rwandan men on terrorism charges for playing leading roles in a mostly ethnic-Hutu militia, and found one of them guilty of being an accessory to war crimes committed in eastern Congo.

  • Man tries to revive torture claims against ex-officer 
    Updated: Sep-16-15 2:26 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - A key claim in a Somali farmer's lawsuit alleging torture at the hands of an ex-officer who now lives in Virginia must be allowed to stand, or the United States will become a safe haven for war criminals, the plaintiff's lawyer told a federal appeals court Wednesday.

  • Serbia prosecutors charge 8 in Srebrenica massacre 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 9:50 am

    BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbia's war crimes prosecutors brought charges Thursday against eight suspects in the 1995 massacre in Srebrenica - Europe's worst carnage since World War II, when some 8,000 Muslims were killed by Bosnian Serb troops.

  • Ex-Chad dictator says he will win case 
    Updated: Sep-08-15 2:19 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - The former dictator of Chad, Hissene Habre, said Tuesday he will win in his war crimes trial.