Crime against Humanity

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Any crime committed against persons that reflects depravity—e.g., serial killing with body mutilation—or fanaticism—e.g., ethnic cleansing, genocide, terrorism
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Nizami and Molla are among five Jamaat-e-Islami leaders and one former party chief, Ghulam Azam, accused of crimes against humanity. Azam is awaiting trial.
Its function is to try those accused of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
This volume reproduces materials of the Iraqi Special Tribunal for Crimes Against Humanity, convened under American occupation for the purpose of trying deposed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and other former regime figures for the 1982 killings of residents of Dujail in retaliation for a failed assassination attempt (rather conveniently side-stepping regime crimes in which the occupiers were implicated, charged critics).
The United Nations War Crimes Tribunal says former Yugoslav army chief of staff Momcilo Perisic will go on trial on September 6 on charges that include crimes against humanity, the Voice of America said on August 29.
[section] 1350, for crimes against humanity, genocide, racial discrimination, and war crimes.
This paper presents the results of a survey illustrating the seriousness of the crime of genocide, effective prosecution and punishment of the crime of genocide, victims of crimes against humanity and of genocide, the perpetration of the crime of genocide, and the specificity of the crime of genocide.
Summary: The Gulf Cooperation Council has urged Washington to probe possible crimes against humanity in Iraq following the release of documents by WikiLeaks website.
"The tribunal will hold trials of those suspected of committing crimes against humanity and genocide," he told the AFP news agency, though he did not specify when the trials would begin.
Summary: The United Nations said on Tuesday there is evidence that both the Israeli army and Palestinian fighters committed war crimes, and possibly crimes against humanity, during the recent conflict in the
The Canadian parliament passed Motion M-505 which states that: "This House acknowledges the actions of Saddam Hussein against the Kurdish people in Iraq including the poison gas attack against Halabja on March 16, 1988, the destruction of Iraqi Kurdish villages and the systematic persecution of Kurds in Iraq and condemns these acts as crimes against humanity."