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The International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh – Will Justice Prevail?

The court’s lack of protection for witnesses and victims and overall lack of due process rights are among some of its numerous criticisms.

http://www.crimesofwar.org/commentary/the-international-crimes-tribunal-in-bangladesh-will-justice-prevail/
War Crimes, Categories of

International law draws lines that do not in all ways match our sense of the most awful behavior.

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/war-crimes-categories-of/
United Nations and the Geneva Conventions

The United Nations as an intergovernmental institution is not a party to the conventions.

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/united-nations-and-the-geneva-conventions/
Training in International Humanitarian Law

Ultimate responsibility for IHL training remains with political authorities and military leaders.

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/training-in-international-humanitarian-law/
Torture

Torture during armed conflict is specifically prohibited by international humanitarian law.

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/torture/
Siege

Besieging forces are not allowed to target civilians or starve them “as a method of warfare.”

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/siege/
Shields

Parties to conflict may not use civilians to shield military objectives or military operations from attack.

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/shields/
Sanctions

By Tom Gjelten  Children die because hospitals cannot get the medicines required to treat them. ...

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/831/
Rwanda

By Mark Huband  The term genocide is used widely and sometimes loosely, but what took ...

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/rwanda/
Medical Personnel

By Eric Stover  International Humanitarian Law specifically prohibits military attacks on medical personnel and units. ...

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/medical-personnel/