war crimes

News RoundUp 2 Oct.-9 Oct.

Colombia rebel leader readies troops ahead of cease-fire As Liberia Debates Justice for War Crimes, a Rebel Faces Trial in the US Eastern DRC rebels target Kinshasa in move to depose Kabila Congo warlord seeks to unite rebel factions in anti-Kabila alliance Clashes as ‘rebels‘ storm Indian base in Kashmir  Syrian Soldier Is Guilty of …

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Interview with Luc Walleyn, victims’ representative in the case against Martina Johnson

On 19th September 2014, it was reported that Martina Johnson had been arrested in Belgium on suspicion of having committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during the armed conflict in Liberia in the 1990s. Martina Johnson was the head of the heavy artillery unit for the rebel group, the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL). …

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News Roundup – 22 September 2014

HRW Report: Lessons from specialized war crimes units in France, Germany and the Netherlands (see here for report). Small Arms Survey Report: Searching for Stability: Perceptions of Security, Justice, and Firearms in Libya (see here for report). Chatham House Event: Reporting undercover in Syria (transcript of interview and Q&A) Syrian Kurdish fighters halt Islamic State …

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