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Thirty years after the war in Georgia’s breakaway territory of Abkhazia, victims are still waiting for justice.   In 1993, Venera Meshveliani was one among more than 300 people who were held hostage by Russian soldiers for around three weeks in Abkhazia, a breakaway region in northwest...

Montenegro’s Special State Prosecutor’s Office has opened a case against retired admiral Dragan Samardzic, the former Chief of the Army General Staff, over allegations that he was involved in war crimes committed against civilians in November 1991 in the area around the Croatian coastal...

The European Union has ​called for a "cessation of hostilities" between Armenia and Azerbaijan after several soldiers were reportedly killed during renewed clashes in the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The flare-up of tensions between the two countries took place "around the La...

The 27th anniversary of the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica resulted in a new wave of digital violations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, including hate speech and denial in the digital space. During the commemoration of the 27th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, on July 11, episodes of onl...

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has renewed warnings that Ankara could launch a new military operation in northern Syria, as he met his Russian and Iranian counterparts in Tehran.  Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi held a summit on Syr...

A former Iranian official has been sentenced to life in prison by a Swedish court after being convicted of committing grave war crimes and murder during the final phase of the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s. The Stockholm District Court on Thursday said that Hamid Noury took part in severe...

Commandos in the United Kingdom’s elite Special Air Service (SAS) corps killed at least 54 Afghans in suspicious circumstances during a six-month tour of Helmand province from November 2010 to May 2011, but the military chain of command concealed concerns, according to a BBC media netwo...

France has repatriated 35 French children and 16 mothers from camps in the northeast of Syria that hold family members of suspected ISIL (ISIS) armed group fighters. The foreign affairs ministry said in a statement that the minors were handed over to child protection services while the ...

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued arrest warrants for three men wanted on suspicion of committing war crimes during the 2008 Russo-Georgian War, it announced on Thursday.

A German court has handed a five-year jail sentence to a 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard, the oldest person so far to go on trial for complicity in war crimes during the Holocaust.