The Hague

Top of The World

ICC says US can be investigated for war crimes; Putin and Erdoğan hold talks over Syria; Governments, businesses take measures to halt spread of COVID-19

The International Criminal Court in The Hague has authorized investigations into war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Afghanistan, including alleged crimes by US forces. And, in Mexico, violence against women and girls has sparked outrage and calls for strikes to protest. And governments and businesses are taking increased measures to stem the spread of COVID-19. But the internet is providing some light-hearted reminders on how to keep germs at bay.

Dutch church ends 96-day service as Armenian family spared deportation

The Tamrazyans, a family of five whose asylum claim had previously been denied, were spared deportation after the four government coalition parties on Tuesday agreed to review several hundred asylum cases involving children who’d spent most of their lives in the Netherlands or were born there.

Pages

Conflict & Justice

Mladic War Crimes Trial Suspended

The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic was suspended Thursday because of a clerical error by the prosecution. Earlier, the court heard a detailed description of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, which Mladic is accused of ordering.