Society: Issues: Warfare_and_Conflict: War_Crimes
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American War Crimes
Collection of articles about the Vietnam War, Korea War, and Afghanistan War.
Committee on Conscience
General and in-depth resources on genocide and related crimes against humanity.
"Crimes Against Humanity" reviewed
A book review of Geoffrey Robertson's history of modern human rights and the progress towards enforceable international laws against war crimes.
Crimes of War Project
Dedicated to raising awareness of the laws of war and war crimes among the media, policy makers, human rights and humanitarian aid workers, and the general public.
Crying for Justice
A Houston Chronicle special report on the failure to bring to justice the perpetrators of several war crimes is Rwanda, South Africa, El Salvador, and Guatemala.
Encyclopedia.com: War Crimes
Short article about the definition of war crimes, and the prosecution of past war criminals.
From the Bloodbaths In East Timor to A Suicide in Alexandria
Article exposing evidence of U.S. intelligence passing information to Indonesian war criminals and supporting butchery.
Frontline: The Crime of Genocide
Gives a clinical definition of genocide and what makes it the worst crime against humanity.
Gardens of the Righteous Worldwide
International project aimed at highlighting the men and women who resisted crimes against humanity, inspired by Yad Vashem's Garden of the Righteous in Jerusalem. Events, background, and related links.
General William T. Sherman: Would the Georgia Campaigns of the First Commander of the Modern Era Comply with Current Law of War Standards?
From the Emory International Law Review 9.2, Fall 1995. Attempts to apply modern standards to Sherman's Atlanta Campaign in the U.S Civil War.
Genocidal Acts During the Twentieth Century
Chronological list with perpetrators and approximate number of victims.
Guardian Weblog Special: War crimes
Collection of news coverage from newspapers worldwide about war crimes tribunals from Nuremberg to the Hague.
Henry Kissinger War Crimes
Gives overview and references to several articles and essays advocating the indictment of Henry Kissenger for mass murders in Cambodia.
Human Rights Violations in Chechnya
Contains photos and archived reports from several human rights organizations on continuous killing where from 50,000 to 100,000 civilans have died or disappeared.
Human Rights Watch
Organization to protect rights of people around the world, to bring offenders to justice, prevent discrimination, uphold political freedom and to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime.
Humanitarianism and War Project, Archives
Reviews the experience of the international community in responding to complex emergencies around the world, examines the interaction between humanitarian action and political-military forces. Sponsored by Feinstein International Famine Center at Tufts University and initiated by the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University.
Institute for International Criminal Investigations
IICI is an international organization of professional investigators, military officers, lawyers and academics dedicated to training and deploying professionals in the investigation of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
An award-winning educational and development charity founded in 1991, IWPR informs the international debate on conflict and supports the independent media in regions in transition. Long-time publisher of WarReport, IWPR produces several electronic reporting and monitoring services, all available via the Web or e-mail, in up to five languages.
International Forensic Centre of Excellence for the Investigation of Genocide
The Inforce Foundation investigates war crimes, crimes against humanity and extra-judicial killings. News and information on ongoing projects, lists of advisors and supporters, upcoming conferences and recommended reading.
International Humanitarian Law
Information, treaties, and legal materials, from the International Committee of the Red Cross. Includes the Geneva Conventions and their additional protocols.
International Society for Military Law and the Law of War
Belgian based association to study military law and promote the law of armed conflict that respects human rights. In French and English.
Juozas Kisielaitis - Accused Nazi War Criminal
Background on accused Nazi war criminal Juozas Kisielaitis.
Law and War: A Doctrine of Deterrence
From UN Chronicle 35 (1998), by Anthony D'Amato.
The Laws of War
A searchable database from the Avalon Project at Yale University on universally accepted means of conflict with historical treaties and agreements from the 18th to 21st century.
No Peace Without Justice
Campaign of the Transnational Radical Party for the establishment of the ICC and support of the ad hoc international criminal tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda.
Non-Turkish Crimes Against Humanity
Conflicts happen around the world; Turkey is no exception. This site presents crimes, of equal if not greater magnitude to those committed in Turkey, all around the world.
Prevent Genocide International
Global, Internet-based network of activists working to prevent the crime of genocide, providing information on international laws and penalties.
The Project on International Courts and Tribunals
Created by New York University and the University of London to address legal, institutional and financial issues on the increase of international courts and tribunals as well as their use.
Ramsey Clark, The War Criminal's Best Friend
Asserts the former U.S. attorney general has become the tool of left-wing cultists who defend Slobodan Milosevic, Saddam Hussein and Rwandan torturers as anti-imperialist heroes.
REDRESS - Seeking Reparation for Torture Survivors
Redress is a London based, internationally focused non-profit legal/human rights organisation to help torture survivors use available international, regional and national remedies to obtain reparation and to campaign for effective remedies where they do not exist.
Research Office for the War Crimes Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda
Provides legal support and assistance in prosecuting individuals responsible for serious crimes and atrocities committed in the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. From the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University.
Includes background documents, news, and events on The Special Court for Sierra Leone to investigate and prosecute war crimes and crimes against humanity there.
Translated letters from Count Nikolai Tolstoy concerning his claims of war crimes by the British Government following the Second World War.
US: Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE)
This section of CSCE (Helsinki Commission) is a part of the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. Government and monitors human rights in Europe. Hearings, resolutions in the US.
War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity, Including Genocide
Principal legal instruments, form the University of Minnesota Human Rights Library.
War Crimes Resources at Questia
Features an online library of books and journals relating to war crimes around the globe.
Kissinger, Manhattan's Milosevic
Opinion published in Village Voice Feature argues that the former U.S. secretary of state committed war crimes. By James Ridgeway with Ariston-Lizabeth Anderson and Sandra Bisin. (August 3, 2001)
International Criminal Tribunals: Handbook for Government Cooperation
An Amnesty International resource on improving laws and resources to combat war crimes. (August 1, 1996)
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