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    China’s repression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang is “tantamount to crimes against humanity,” Amnesty International said in a statement on Thursday. “Chinese authorities have created a massive dystopian picture of hell,” said Agnes Kalamara, secretary general of Amnesty International. The 160-page report also includes testimonies of detainees in detention camps in Xinjiang. The report states that “proper state-organized mass imprisonment, torture...
    More than 450 journalists signed a letter that began circulating Wednesday promising to change their coverage in order to reflect the “crimes against humanity” committed by Israel. Signees include journalists from major outlets including The Boston Globe, Buzzfeed, The Intercept, Los Angeles Times, ABC News, The Washington Post, CNN, NPR, The Associated Press, The New York Times, and The Wall...
    Ilhan Omar compared Monday actions the U.S. has taken to the 'unthinkable atrocities committed' by terrorist groups like Hamas and The Taliban. 'We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity,' the Minnesota Democratic congresswoman wrote on Twitter. 'We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the...
    Geraldo Rivera says a member of his wife's family branded him 'disgusting' after he  slammed Israel amid the latest eruption of violence in the Middle East.  The 77-year-old pundit made the claim on Twitter Friday, writing: 'Wild attacks since I made clear my feelings: Innocent Palestinians-including kids-disproportionately victimized by current violence.  'My aunt-in-law just called me disgusting. Many supporters of...
    President Joe Biden should scuttle an expected arms sale to Israel unless Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ends operations against Palestinian targets in Gaza, according to Rep. Ilhan Omar. “The United States should not stand idly by while crimes against humanity are being committed with our backing,” said Omar, a Minnesota Democrat who was born in Somalia and is one of...
    Uyghur demonstrators take part in a protest against China in Istanbul on October 1. Murad Sezer/Reuters China is arbitrarily detaining up to 1 million people in Xinjiang, Human Rights Watch said Monday. The group said China is justifying its repression in the language of a “global war on terrorism.” HRW said Chinese authorities are...
    KASHGAR, China (AP) — A human rights group appealed to the United Nations on Monday to investigate allegations China’s government is committing crimes against humanity in the Xinjiang region. Human Rights Watch cited reports of the mass detention of Muslims, a crackdown on religious practices and other measures against minorities in the northwestern region. It said they amount to crimes...
    Africa Marie-France Cros Subscribers Published on 03/31/21 at 8:15 p.m. – Updated 03/31/21 at 8:16 p.m. © . Gambian prosecutor Fatou Bensouda failed to convince the appeals chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which on Wednesday confirmed the acquittal of former Ivorian president...
    Africa Marie-France Cros Subscribers Published on 03-30-21 at 7:42 p.m. – Updated 03-30-21 at 7:43 p.m. © . The International Criminal...
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court appeals judges uphold Congolese warlord’s convictions, sentence for crimes against humanity. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    President Joe Biden’s stance on China is set in stone so long as the communist country continues its “genocide” against Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang and other human rights abuses, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday. Secretary of State Tony Blinken and national security adviser Jake Sullivan met with their Chinese counterparts in Anchorage, Alaska, for a two-day meeting...
    At least five young Yazidis claim to have been the slaves of Belgian jihadists. Younes Abaaoud was one of them until February 2018. Have Belgian jihadists committed crimes against humanity in Syria and Iraq? Testimonies from Yazidi women collected by Patrick Desbois and his team in the refugee camps in Iraqi Kurdistan seem to confirm this....
    (CNN)Bloodshed continues in Myanmar after another violent day Thursday saw at least 12 people killed by the ruling junta, according to a watchdog group, prompting a top UN official to say the crackdown on peaceful protests is "likely meeting the legal threshold for crimes against humanity."In the small, central town of Myaing, police shot into a crowd of unarmed people,...
    By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - World powers bear responsibility for ignoring crimes against humanity that may still be perpetrated by authorities in North Korea amid a focus on its nuclear program, a U.N. human rights investigator said on Wednesday. Tomas Ojea-Quintana urged the U.N. Security Council to refer grave violations in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to...
    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Chilean Michelle Bachelet, called Thursday for a “objective and independent investigation” in the Ethiopian region of Tigray, after having “corroborated serious violations “ likely to constitute “war crimes and crimes against humanity”. In a statement issued in Geneva, Ms. Bachelet announced that her office “succeeded in corroborating information on certain incidents...
    A complaint for “crimes against humanity” was filed by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in the murder case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. For his “responsibility“in the murder A new twist was reported by the channel France Info in the murder case of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Indeed, after the public accusation of Mohammed ben salman by the...
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    A media advocacy group is accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of committing crimes against humanity in connection with the 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi and the prosecution of other journalists. Reporters without Borders (RSF) also named a number of other Saudi officials in a criminal complaint filed in Germany, including Saud al-Qahtani, an aide to the crown prince, and...
    A German court convicted a former Syrian intelligence officer Wednesday for complicity in crimes against humanity in a landmark case involving Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Eyad al-Gharib, 44, was accused of helping to arrest pro-democracy protesters in 2011 who were later tortured and murdered, BBC News reported. Another Syrian, 58-year-old Anwar Raslan, is still on trial. Both men were...
    Berlin (CNN)A German court has convicted a former Syrian regime officer for crimes against humanity, in a first-ever trial of people linked to the government in Damascus. Former intelligence officer Eyad al-Gharib, 44, was sentenced to four-and-a-half-years in prison for aiding crimes against humanity. Gharib was convicted of accompanying the transportation of 30 detained demonstrators, despite knowing about the systematic...
    Miami : The president in charge of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, announced that the most recent cases of executions carried out by the armed groups that serve the Nicolás Maduro regime will be brought to international justice. “The dictatorship kidnapped justice and that is why international justice must take action against the crimes against humanity ordered by Maduro and members...
    Facebook is raking in advertising revenue from China to promote Communist propaganda which downplays the oppression of the Uyghur Muslims, an investigation has revealed. The Silicon Valley behemoth pocketed Beijing's cash to promote articles spreading fake news about what Washington has described as a genocide in Xinjiang, according to The Press Gazette.   China Daily and CGTN – the state-backed TV...
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday declared Dominic Ongwen, a former officer of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA, led by Joseph Kony, still at large), guilty of 61 of the 70 crimes and offenses held against him by prosecutor Fatou Bensouda . These are crimes committed in northern Uganda between 2002 and 2005. The Acholis region had been...
    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Ugandan former rebel commander Dominic Ongwen was convicted on Thursday of war crimes and crimes against humanity, including murder, sexual enslavement, abducting children, torture and pillaging. Judges at the International Criminal Court said Ongwen, who himself was taken by the Lord's Resistance Army as a young boy, had acted out of free will in committing the...
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court convicts former Ugandan rebel commander of war crimes, crimes against humanity. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    “Since his inauguration (in January 2019, editor’s note), the destruction of the Amazon rainforest has accelerated beyond measure: increase in deforestation by 34.5% in one year, the highest rate of murder of indigenous leaders in these last eleven years, collapse and threats of environmental agencies … “, summarizes the complaint of the leader of the Kayapo people and the...
    More On: china Two members of WHO team can’t enter China over positive antibody tests CBP bans cotton and tomato products from region in China What is the WHO team in Wuhan looking for White House releases Trump administration’s plan to combat China WASHINGTON – China has possibly committed “genocide” in its treatment of Uighurs and other minority Muslims...
    MANILA (Reuters) - The office of the International Criminal Court's (ICC) prosecutor said there is a "reasonable basis" to believe that crimes against humanity were committed during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. Since taking office in 2016, Duterte launched a bloody anti-narcotics crackdown in which thousands have been killed, sparking global outrage and criticism from rights groups. Duterte...
    A rights groups said the jailing of Ntabo Ntaberi (C) was “an important in the fight against impunity” A former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity, including mass rape. A military court convicted Ntabo Ntaberi of murder, rape, sexual slavery and enlisting children under the age...
    Joe Biden has constantly called on the country to “heal.” But Hollywood isn’t listening. Actress Rosanna Arquette is the latest celebrity to smear tens of million of Americans, claiming on Tuesday that the GOP are “Nazi gestapo” that “blindly follow their insane unhinged leader and commit crimes against humanity.” “The Gop are Nazi gestapo they blindly follow their insane unhinged leader...
    David Masciotra October 31, 2020 4:00PM (UTC) The 2020 presidential election is a life-and-death decision for thousands of people vulnerable to COVID-19, for a globe under the assault from the climate crisis, and for the future of American democracy. And yet for all the urgency, the political campaign still suffers under the weight and stench of bullshit.  Philosopher Harry Frankfurt...
    THE View host Joy Behar claimed Donald Trump "should be on trial" for his supposed "crimes against humanity." Anti-Trump Behar made the comments on Thursday after Trump took on his Democratic rival Joe Biden during the October 22 presidential debate. ⚠️ Follow our US election 2020 live blog for the latest news & updates 8Joy Behar said she...
    “The View” co-host Joy Behar said on Friday that President Trump and members of his administration should be charged with “crimes against humanity” because of its immigration policy and vowed to not “be a part of a country” that separates children from their parents.   A contentious moment in Thursday’s presidential debate came as Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden sparred over immigration policy. Trump attacked Biden for the Obama-Biden administration's "catch-and-release" policy,...
    Co-host Joy Behar said Thursday on ABC’s “The View” that if President Donald Trump and members of his administration should be on trial for crimes against humanity at The Hague for separating children from their parents after they crossed the United States-Mexico border. Behar said, “Last night, the thing that stood out for me was Joe Biden talking about those...
    By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday extended by two years the mandate of investigators who have documented executions, disappearances and torture in Venezuela that they say may amount to crimes against humanity https://www.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN2671UQ. It condemned "widespread targeted repression and persecution" by security forces and called on the government of President Nicolas Maduro...
    A UN report assures that the Venezuelan government has committed “egregious violations”, but what does this mean for Nicolás Maduro? The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and other members of his cabinet were accused this Wednesday by the United Nations (UN) of perpetrating crimes against humanity. According to an investigation prepared for the organization’s Human Rights...
    A U.N. panel says President Nicolas Maduro and other top officials were involved in systematic human rights abuses. United Nations investigators are accusing Venezuela’s government of crimes against humanity.  A panel appointed by the U.N. Human Rights Council says President Nicolas Maduro and other top officials were involved in systematic human rights abuses, including extrajudicial executions, forced disappearances and torture. A...
    The United Nations (UN) assures that the Venezuelan government has committed “atrocious violations” that amount to crimes against humanity. This is stated in a report prepared by an investigative mission that works for the UN Human Rights Council and that investigated a series of murders, torture and disappearances that have occurred in Venezuela in recent years....
    Independent experts for the United Nations accused Venezuela and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of crimes against humanity Wednesday. The Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivian Republic of Venezuela was established “to investigate extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detentions and torture and other cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment since 2014” and to hold the perpetrators accountable, per the report. The...
    The Venezuelan regime lead by Nicolás Maduro was accused of committing “egregious violations” since 2014 “amounting to crimes against humanity,” in a United Nations report published Wednesday. The report by a U.N. mission investigating human rights violations in Venezuela, found several examples of extrajudicial killings, politically motivated detentions, torture and forced disappearances. “The Mission found reasonable grounds to believe that...
    GENEVA – Independent experts for the U.N.’s top human rights body accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday of crimes against humanity, highlighting grisly cases of torture and killings allegedly carried out by security forces who used techniques like electric shocks, genital mutilation and asphyxiation. In a scathing, in-depth report commissioned by the Human Rights Council, the...
    GENEVA (AP) — Independent experts for the U.N.’s top human rights body accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday of crimes against humanity, highlighting grisly cases of torture and killings allegedly carried out by security forces who used techniques like electric shocks, genital mutilation and asphyxiation. In a scathing, in-depth report commissioned by the Human Rights Council,...
    (CNN)Venezuela's government was accused of committing crimes against humanity in a report published Wednesday by a United Nations-backed fact-finding mission.After investigating 223 cases of alleged extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detentions and torture, and reviewing an additional 2,891 to corroborate patterns of violations and crimes, the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela found that the...
    By JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — Independent experts commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body have alleged the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro committed crimes against humanity. The experts issued a scathing, in-depth report on Wednesday that said the people responsible for crimes that include extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detentions and torture must be held...
    GENEVA (AP) — Independent experts commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body have alleged the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro committed crimes against humanity. The experts issued a scathing, in-depth report on Wednesday that said the people responsible for crimes that include extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detentions and torture must be held to account, in part to...
    GENEVA (AP) — Experts working with U.N. human rights body say Maduro government responsible for “crimes against humanity” in Venezuela. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Venezuelan security forces and allied groups have committed systematic human rights violations including killings and torture amounting to crimes against humanity, U.N. investigators said on Wednesday. Reasonable grounds existed to believe that President Nicolas Maduro and his interior and defense ministers ordered or contributed to the crimes documented in the report in order to...
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