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01.07.04 – LAW OF WAR

ICC / KATANGA

Germain Katanga was found guilty by the International Criminal Court on one count of crimes against humanity and four counts of war crimes he committed in 2003 during the attack on thevillageofBogoro, in the Ituri district of theDemocratic Republic of the Congo. ICC

7 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN/ MERCENARIES

Anton Katz, the Chair of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries said that foreign fighters in Syria would not fit the definition of mercenary under international law but that they are "contributing to the entire destabilization of the country." UNTV

4 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / CIVILIANS IN ARMED CONFLICT

Secretary-General Ban Ki moon told the Council's open debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict that protecting civilians "demands timely political action and prevention" and "this may include a presence or pre-emptive action by uniformed peacekeepers." (UNTV)

19 Aug 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / CHEMICAL WEAPONS

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay welcomes the Secretary General's decision to conduct a United Nations investigation into the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria. CH UNTV

22 Mar 2013 | Read More »

UN / ARMS TREATY

  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (3 July) urged Member States to work towards a binding treaty to regulate the flow of weapons and lessen the suffering caused by firearms.  (UNTV IRIN)

3 Jul 2012 | Read More »

ICJ / ITALY GERMANY VERDICT

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Friday that Italy’s courts were wrong to allow victims of Nazi war crimes to claim compensation against Germany because it has legal immunity from being sued. ICJ

3 Feb 2012 | Read More »

 

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