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Germany: 101-year-old ex-Nazi camp guard sentenced to 5 years in jail
Europe · Berlin

Germany: 101-year-old ex-Nazi camp guard sentenced to 5 years in jail

55% Center coverage: 127 sources
A German court sentenced a former concentration camp guard to five years in jail. Prosecutors accused the pensioner of involvement in the murders of 3,518 prisoners. He is the oldest person to have ever faced trial over Nazi crimes during World War II. The man has pleaded innocent throughout the trial. Prosecutors say he "knowingly and willingly" participated in the crimes.See the Story
Russia's attack on Mariupol theatre a clear war crime, Amnesty says
Europe · Mariupol'

Russia's attack on Mariupol theatre a clear war crime, Amnesty says

41% Right coverage: 17 sources
Amnesty International says Russia committed a war crime by bombing a theater. The theater was where hundreds of civilians were sheltering during the March siege of Mariupol. The Russians denied responsibility and pointed the finger at Ukraine. Amnesty is asking the International Criminal Court to investigate the attack.See the Story
ICC seeks arrest of three war crimes suspects in 2008 Russia-Georgia conflict
Europe · Moscow

ICC seeks arrest of three war crimes suspects in 2008 Russia-Georgia conflict

45% Center coverage: 18 sources
Three men wanted on suspicion of committing war crimes during the 2008 Russo-Georgian War. Russia invaded Georgia after violence broke out between separatist groups and Georgian forces. The three wanted men served in the governments of the Russian-backed self-declared republic of South Ossetia. ICC is a court of last resort that takes on cases when national authorities are unwilling or unable to launch prosecutions.See the Story

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101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard sentenced to five years for Holocaust atrocities

50% Right coverage: 14 sources
A 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard has been sentenced to five years in prison. He had been charged with aiding and abetting the killing of prisoners at the Sachsenhausen camp. He was sentenced by the Neuruppin Regional Court on Tuesday, a court spokeswoman says.See the Story
Europe

German Court Gives 101-year-old Ex-Nazi Guard Five Years in Jail

46% Right coverage: 11 sources
101-year-old convicted of accessory to murder for serving at Nazis' Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II. Neuruppin Regional Court sentenced him to five years in prison. Defendant had denied working as an SS guard at the camp and aiding and abetting the murder of thousands of prisoners.See the Story
Middle East · Damascus

More Than 100 Slayings in Syria Camp Since January 2021, UN Says

38% Right coverage: 8 sources
94% of the detainees are women and children. More than 100 detainees were murdered in Syria's al-Hawl camp for families of Islamic State fighters in the last 18 months. The UN resident coordinator in Syria, Imran Riza, who visited the camp several times, said it was a 'harsh and increasingly unsafe place'See the Story
Middle East · Libya

Migrants in Libya forced into rape for food: UN

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
ID: 1656511761124852500Wed, 2022-06-29 17:28 GENEVA/CAIRO: Migrants detained in Libya face horrific abuse, with women especially facing sexual violence, and often forced to submit to rape in exchange for food, UN investigators said Wednesday.See the Story
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Why soldiers commit war crimes

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
In 2020, the Inspector-General of the Australian Defense Force released the Afghanistan Inquiry into Australian Defense Force Special Forces atrocities in Afghanistan. The report – commonly known a…See the Story
International

Over 100 murders: the Iranian standing trial for war crimes in Sweden

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Hamid Nouri is charged with being involved in over 100 murders and war crimes during the bloody Iranian massacre of July 1988. In a unique legal case, Stockholm District Court may sentence him to life in prisonSee the Story
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ICC calls for arrests of defendants in Russia-Georgia war

Judges of the International Criminal Court issue arrest warrants for three men suspected of committing war crimes during the 2008 conflict between Russia and GeorgiaSee the Story
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Georgia: First ICC Arrest Warrants

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Arrest warrants issued on [DATE] 2022 by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes committed during the 2008 conflict between Georgia and Russia are the first public results of the court’s six-year investigation.See the Story

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