International law

FILE- In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017 file photo, Carla del Ponte, Member of the Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, attends a press conference, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Renowned former war crimes prosecutor Del Ponte has told a Swiss publication she’s resigning from the U.N.’s independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria after a five-year stint, decrying Security Council inaction to hold criminals accountable. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP, File)
August 06, 2017 - 6:38 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Former war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte says she is resigning from the U.N.'s independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria, decrying Security Council inaction to hold criminals accountable in the war-battered country where "everyone is bad." In comments published Sunday by the...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017 file photo, Carla del Ponte, Member of the Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, attends a press conference, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Renowned former war crimes prosecutor Del Ponte has told a Swiss publication she’s resigning from the U.N.’s independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria after a five-year stint, decrying Security Council inaction to hold criminals accountable. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP, File)
August 06, 2017 - 6:36 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Former war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte says she is resigning from the U.N.'s independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria, decrying Security Council inaction to hold criminals accountable in the war-battered country where "everyone is bad." In comments published Sunday by the...
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August 06, 2017 - 5:26 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 12:15 a.m. Renowned former war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte has told a Swiss publication that she is resigning from the U.N.'s independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria after a five-year stint, decrying Security Council...
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August 06, 2017 - 5:22 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Renowned former war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte has told a Swiss publication that she is resigning from the U.N.'s independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria after a five-year stint, decrying Security Council inaction to hold criminals accountable. In comments to Blick magazine...
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In this Monday, July 24, 2017, photo, young Indigenous People known as Lumads form the words "Save Lumad schools" as they join a march of thousands of protesters to coincide with the state of the nation address of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Human rights groups asked Duterte Wednesday, July 26, 2017, to retract a threat to order airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels, warning such an attack would constitute a war crime. U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said international humanitarian law "prohibits attacks on schools and other civilian structures unless they are being used for military purposes," adding that deliberate attacks on civilians, including students and teachers, "is also a war crime." (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
July 26, 2017 - 12:28 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Human rights groups asked the Philippine president Wednesday to retract a threat to order airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels, warning such an attack would constitute a war crime. U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said...
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July 25, 2017 - 11:42 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Human rights groups asked the Philippine president Wednesday to retract a threat to order airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels, warning such an attack would constitute a war crime. U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said...
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July 25, 2017 - 10:14 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Human rights groups have asked Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to withdraw his threat to order airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels. Human Rights Watch said such an attack will constitute a war crime. The U.S.-...
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July 24, 2017 - 11:42 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's new chief war crimes prosecutor has filed a request to resume the landmark trial of eight former Bosnian Serb police officers charged with taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. The proceedings were halted after an appeals court ruled this month that the...
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July 24, 2017 - 9:35 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's new chief war crimes prosecutor has filed a request to resume the landmark trial against eight former Bosnian Serb police officers charged with taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. The proceedings have been halted after an appeals court ruled the charges...
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July 13, 2017 - 11:15 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian appeals court on Thursday stopped a landmark trial against eight former Bosnian Serb police officers charged with taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. The court in Belgrade said it has accepted defense complaints that the charges against the eight are...
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