Tag: War Crimes

police

Sweden Charges Syrian Migrant with War Crimes

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors have charged a Syrian asylum-seeker and a former fighter with Damascus’ government forces with war crimes on suspicion that he posed in front of dead or wounded combatants from the Islamic State group.

War Crimes of Imperial Japan: A Lesson In Moral Equivalence for Mr. Obama

In his speech referencing “evil” at Hiroshima today, President Obama somehow forgot to mention the evils perpetrated by Imperial Japan or the unspeakable suffering it inflicted upon POWs and civilians who fell into its clutches. Let’s correct that oversight, to help the President understand why moral equivalence is the dim refuge of lazy minds, and equating American troops with the Axis forces they defeated is an outrage.

Germany And France

Syrian Migrant War Criminal Arrested

German police have arrested Syrian migrant in Germany who they say participated in crimes during the Syrian civil war. German Federal prosecutors have alleged that a Syrian migrant they identified as Ibrahim Al F. was commander of a rebel militia in

Finland Charges Iraqi Migrants With War Crimes

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Two Iraqi men have been charged with war crimes by Finnish prosecutors, the Helsinki prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday. The men are charged in connection with incidents that took place in Iraq in 2014 and 2015 and

Aleppo

‘Thank You, Russia! Thank You, Hezbollah!’ Cries Liberated Syrian Town

CNN offers a man-on-the-street view of the Syrian civil war, showing residents of the mostly Shiite town of Nubl, close to the Turkish border, celebrating the ejection of rebel forces by dictator Bashar Assad’s troops. Citizens displayed photos and banners of Assad, as well as photos of Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei of Iran.