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#The Hague

From TheJournal.ie Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case The Hague

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case

Prosecutors claim the patient may have had second thoughts about dying.

From TheJournal.ie Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic's jail sentence increased to life imprisonment The Hague

Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic's jail sentence increased to life imprisonment

Karadzic (73) was notorious for his role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

From TheJournal.ie Irish witness to war crimes: 'My wife said, I have waited for you to break down after 20 years' Bosnia And Herzegovina

Irish witness to war crimes: 'My wife said, I have waited for you to break down after 20 years'

Colm Doyle has written a book about his time mediating between Serb and Croat leaders during the Bosnian War.

From TheJournal.ie Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court The Hague This post contains videos

Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court

Slobodan Praljak shouted out “Praljak is not a criminal. I reject your verdict”, immediately before bringing a brown bottle to his lips.

From TheJournal.ie Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica? Genocide This post contains videos

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?

Timeline in pictures and video: on the day Ratko Mladic is imprisoned for life, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.

From TheJournal.ie 'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic imprisoned for life after being found guilty of genocide The Hague

'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic imprisoned for life after being found guilty of genocide

The 74 year old faced 11 charges, including genocide and crimes against humanity, at the UN tribunal.

From TheJournal.ie The remains of the Nazis' 'Atlantic Wall' defences are being used to lure tourists to Holland Bunker Buster This post contains videos

The remains of the Nazis' 'Atlantic Wall' defences are being used to lure tourists to Holland

More than 870 bunkers of different shapes and sizes were constructed of reinforced concrete by the Nazis in 1942 to repel any Allied invasion of Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Europol has released a grisly Advent calendar of their most wanted criminals Advent

Europol has released a grisly Advent calendar of their most wanted criminals

Europe’s crime agency are publishing one fugitive from one member state per day.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 arrested at Dutch anti-fascist protest, as Geert Wilders trial proceeds The Hague

Over 100 arrested at Dutch anti-fascist protest, as Geert Wilders trial proceeds

About 200 protesters had gathered for the demonstration, organised under the slogan “Stop oppression against anti-facists and anarchists”.

From TheJournal.ie Tobacco company's attempt to sue Australia "an abuse of rights" Plain Packaging

Tobacco company's attempt to sue Australia "an abuse of rights"

Tobacco giant Philip Morris had taken the action over plain-packaging.

From TheJournal.ie Radovan Karadzic found guilty of genocide and jailed for 40 years War Crimes

Radovan Karadzic found guilty of genocide and jailed for 40 years

The former Bosnian Serb leader was sentenced to four decades in jail over the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II.

From TheJournal.ie Former DR Congo warlord found guilty of deliberate campaign of rape and murder War Crimes

Former DR Congo warlord found guilty of deliberate campaign of rape and murder

The International Criminal Court has convicted Jean-Pierre Bemba on five charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea could face charges of crimes against humanity The Hague

North Korea could face charges of crimes against humanity

The United Nations has condemned the country’s human rights records.

From TheJournal.ie 91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza World War II

91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza

Henk Zanoli and his family were given the award for shielding a Jewish boy from the Nazis during World War II.

From TheJournal.ie Argentina wants to sue the US for forcing them into a default I'll See You In Court

Argentina wants to sue the US for forcing them into a default

Argentine officials argue the US court decisions violated its sovereignty.

From TheJournal.ie Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law Pay Out

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law

It was unanimously held that Russian authorities forced Yukos into bankruptcy.

From TheJournal.ie Bosnian Serb ex-army chief's defence case opens against charges of genocide War Crimes

Bosnian Serb ex-army chief's defence case opens against charges of genocide

Ratko Mladic faces 11 charges for his role in Bosnia’s brutal 1992-95 conflict in which 100,000 people died.

From TheJournal.ie Process of destroying Syria's chemical weapons now under way Syrian Conflict

Process of destroying Syria's chemical weapons now under way

The team charged with the destruction of the weapons began the process this morning, a source in the international mission has said.

From TheJournal.ie UN chemical weapons inspectors leave Syria Syria

UN chemical weapons inspectors leave Syria

The team will head to The Hague to assess the evidence gathered during their probe.

From TheJournal.ie Former Prime Minister of Kosovo acquitted of war crimes The Hague

Former Prime Minister of Kosovo acquitted of war crimes

The former prime minister Ramush Haradinaj had been accused of murder and torture during the Kosovo war – but has been found not guilty.

From TheJournal.ie Karadzic opens Srebrenica defence in Hague war crimes trial Srebrenica

Karadzic opens Srebrenica defence in Hague war crimes trial

Radovan Karadzic opens his defence before the UN’s Yugoslav war crimes court today.

From TheJournal.ie Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu Iraq War

Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu

Tutu said the invasion of Iraq left the world more destabilised and divided than any other conflict in history and had “hardened hearts and minds of members of the human family across the world”.

From TheJournal.ie Retired Irish officer prepares to give evidence at Mladic trial Ratko Mladic

Retired Irish officer prepares to give evidence at Mladic trial

Col Colm Doyle says Irish officers are in a ‘unique position’ for peacekeeping duties, given Ireland’s neutrality.

From TheJournal.ie Emotional testimony from first witness in Mladic trial Bosnian War

Emotional testimony from first witness in Mladic trial

The trial of war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic got underway yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Mladic trial set to resume today Ratko Mladic

Mladic trial set to resume today

The former Bosnian Serb military chief is accused of genocide and crimes against humanity.

From TheJournal.ie Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes

The former Liberian leader was convicted of crimes of the “utmost gravity in terms of scale and brutality” according to judges.

From TheJournal.ie Mladic war crimes trial to resume with first witness on 25 June ICTY

Mladic war crimes trial to resume with first witness on 25 June

Lawyers for the so-called Butcher of Bosnia were refused their request for a six-month delay.

From TheJournal.ie Mladic trial suspended 'indefinitely' due to 'significant errors' by prosecutors The Hague

Mladic trial suspended 'indefinitely' due to 'significant errors' by prosecutors

A new starting date will be established “as soon as possible” but Mladic’s lawyer has asked for a six-month delay.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine stories you need to know about this morning, including: Occupy Galway camp dismantled, a new Mission to Prey court case, and why one company won’t advertise on Facebook anymore…

From TheJournal.ie Ratko Mladic goes on trial for war crimes...20 years later Genocide

Ratko Mladic goes on trial for war crimes...20 years later

The Bosnian Serb commander is accused of leading a bloody campaign of ethnic cleansing.

From TheJournal.ie Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial Charles Taylor

Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial

The former Liberian leader will be the first ex-president to receive judgment from an international tribunal since the Nuremberg trials.

From TheJournal.ie Opening of Ratko Mladic's war crimes trial delayed Mladic

Opening of Ratko Mladic's war crimes trial delayed

Bosnian Serb commander is set to stand trial on genocide and other charges next month.

From TheJournal.ie Crimes against humanity charges brought against Kenyan presidential candidates Kenya

Crimes against humanity charges brought against Kenyan presidential candidates

The men have been ordered to stand trial over post-election violence in 2007 and 2008.

From TheJournal.ie ICC deadline looms for news on Saif Gaddafi Libya

ICC deadline looms for news on Saif Gaddafi

Today marks the deadline for Libya’s government to provide information to the International Criminal Court on the health and status of Mummar Gaddfi’s son – if it fails to do so it may be referred to the UN Security Council.

From TheJournal.ie ICJ rules Greece was wrong to block Macedonia's NATO bid Macedonia

ICJ rules Greece was wrong to block Macedonia's NATO bid

A dispute has been running between the two countries over the use of the name ‘Macedonia’.

From TheJournal.ie ICC issues arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo Côte D'Ivoire

ICC issues arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo

Gbagbo refused to cede power to his rival Alassane Ouattara after losing last year’s election, sparking violent divisions in the country.

From TheJournal.ie ICC wants Hague judges involved in trial of Gaddafi's son Libya

ICC wants Hague judges involved in trial of Gaddafi's son

Meanwhile, two Irish-based Libyan have reportedly been included in the new post-Muammar Gaddafi cabinet.

From TheJournal.ie Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government Gaddafi This post contains videos

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says he wants to ensure Gaddafi will get a fair trial if tried in Libya.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Results day for Junior Cert students, cabinet meets to discuss selling off state assets, and what Irish people are more likely to lie about than anyone else…

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