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# the-hague - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Dutch police break up anti-government protest on eve of election
# The Hague
# The Hague

Dutch police break up anti-government protest on eve of election

Mar 14th 2021, 5:26 PM 19,436 Views 26 Comments

National elections are taking place in the Netherlands over the next three days.

# the-hague - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Kosovo president steps down to face war crime charges in The Hague
# Hashim Thaci
# Hashim Thaci

Kosovo president steps down to face war crime charges in The Hague

Nov 5th 2020, 12:34 PM 14,424 Views 8 Comments

The charges relate to his time as a guerrilla leader in the country’s war for independence.

# the-hague - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Verdict due over assassination of former Lebanese prime minister amid fears of more violence
# Hezbollah
# Hezbollah

Verdict due over assassination of former Lebanese prime minister amid fears of more violence

Aug 18th 2020, 8:40 AM 10,209 Views 2 Comments

The tribunal’s long-awaited decision comes two weeks after a cataclysmic blast at Beirut port.

# the-hague - Monday 25 May, 2020

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother due to lockdown measures
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother due to lockdown measures

May 25th 2020, 10:10 PM 43,196 Views 57 Comments

Mark Rutte today announced the recent death of his 96-year-old mother in a care home in The Hague.

# the-hague - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Dutch farmers bring tractors into city in protest over planned emissions policy
# The Hague
# The Hague

Dutch farmers bring tractors into city in protest over planned emissions policy

Feb 19th 2020, 10:50 PM 15,722 Views 13 Comments

The demonstration comes a day before a debate in parliament on how to rein in emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide.

# the-hague - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Teenagers injured during The Hague stabbing aged between 13 and 15
# The Hague
# The Hague

Teenagers injured during The Hague stabbing aged between 13 and 15

Nov 30th 2019, 4:31 PM 14,615 Views 6 Comments

Dutch police say the motive for the stabbing in The Hague remains unknown.

# the-hague - Friday 29 November, 2019

Three minors injured in The Hague stabbing have been released from hospital
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Three minors injured in The Hague stabbing have been released from hospital

Updated Nov 29th 2019, 10:03 PM 43,792 Views 46 Comments

Police say they are are still searching for the suspect.

# the-hague - Monday 26 August, 2019

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case
# The Hague
# The Hague

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case

Aug 26th 2019, 7:39 PM 19,350 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors claim the patient may have had second thoughts about dying.

# the-hague - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic's jail sentence increased to life imprisonment
# The Hague
# The Hague

Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic's jail sentence increased to life imprisonment

Updated Mar 20th 2019, 2:15 PM 16,614 Views 0 Comments

Karadzic (73) was notorious for his role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

# the-hague - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Irish witness to war crimes: 'My wife said, I have waited for you to break down after 20 years'
# Bosnia And Herzegovina
# Bosnia And Herzegovina

Irish witness to war crimes: 'My wife said, I have waited for you to break down after 20 years'

Jul 21st 2018, 9:00 PM 34,414 Views 13 Comments

Colm Doyle has written a book about his time mediating between Serb and Croat leaders during the Bosnian War.

# the-hague - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court
# The Hague
# The Hague

Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court

Nov 29th 2017, 8:00 PM 107,056 Views 110 Comments

Slobodan Praljak shouted out “Praljak is not a criminal. I reject your verdict”, immediately before bringing a brown bottle to his lips.

# the-hague - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?
# Genocide
# Genocide

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?

Nov 22nd 2017, 1:45 PM 46,175 Views 82 Comments

Timeline in pictures and video: on the day Ratko Mladic is imprisoned for life, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.

'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic imprisoned for life after being found guilty of genocide
# The Hague
# The Hague

'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic imprisoned for life after being found guilty of genocide

Nov 22nd 2017, 11:12 AM 17,107 Views 92 Comments

The 74 year old faced 11 charges, including genocide and crimes against humanity, at the UN tribunal.

# the-hague - Sunday 30 July, 2017

The remains of the Nazis' 'Atlantic Wall' defences are being used to lure tourists to Holland
# Bunker Buster
# Bunker Buster

The remains of the Nazis' 'Atlantic Wall' defences are being used to lure tourists to Holland

Jul 30th 2017, 8:00 AM 24,003 Views 38 Comments

More than 870 bunkers of different shapes and sizes were constructed of reinforced concrete by the Nazis in 1942 to repel any Allied invasion of Europe.

# the-hague - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Europol has released a grisly Advent calendar of their most wanted criminals
# Advent
# Advent

Europol has released a grisly Advent calendar of their most wanted criminals

Dec 3rd 2016, 5:30 PM 20,313 Views 15 Comments

Europe’s crime agency are publishing one fugitive from one member state per day.

# the-hague - Monday 21 November, 2016

Over 100 arrested at Dutch anti-fascist protest, as Geert Wilders trial proceeds
# The Hague
# The Hague

Over 100 arrested at Dutch anti-fascist protest, as Geert Wilders trial proceeds

Nov 21st 2016, 8:09 AM 11,496 Views 54 Comments

About 200 protesters had gathered for the demonstration, organised under the slogan “Stop oppression against anti-facists and anarchists”.

# the-hague - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Tobacco company's attempt to sue Australia "an abuse of rights"
# Plain Packaging
# Plain Packaging

Tobacco company's attempt to sue Australia "an abuse of rights"

May 17th 2016, 8:51 AM 17,560 Views 40 Comments

Tobacco giant Philip Morris had taken the action over plain-packaging.

# the-hague - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Radovan Karadzic found guilty of genocide and jailed for 40 years
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Radovan Karadzic found guilty of genocide and jailed for 40 years

Mar 24th 2016, 6:01 PM 18,091 Views 20 Comments

The former Bosnian Serb leader was sentenced to four decades in jail over the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II.

# the-hague - Monday 21 March, 2016

Former DR Congo warlord found guilty of deliberate campaign of rape and murder
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Former DR Congo warlord found guilty of deliberate campaign of rape and murder

Mar 21st 2016, 3:37 PM 12,187 Views 16 Comments

The International Criminal Court has convicted Jean-Pierre Bemba on five charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

# the-hague - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

North Korea could face charges of crimes against humanity
# The Hague
# The Hague

North Korea could face charges of crimes against humanity

Nov 19th 2014, 7:56 AM 6,678 Views 59 Comments

The United Nations has condemned the country’s human rights records.

# the-hague - Friday 15 August, 2014

91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza
# World War II
# World War II

91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza

Aug 15th 2014, 9:17 PM 37,131 Views 122 Comments

Henk Zanoli and his family were given the award for shielding a Jewish boy from the Nazis during World War II.

# the-hague - Friday 8 August, 2014

Argentina wants to sue the US for forcing them into a default
# I'll See You In Court
# I'll See You In Court

Argentina wants to sue the US for forcing them into a default

Aug 8th 2014, 2:16 PM 6,171 Views 11 Comments

Argentine officials argue the US court decisions violated its sovereignty.

# the-hague - Monday 28 July, 2014

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law
# Pay Out
# Pay Out

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law

Jul 28th 2014, 11:27 AM 8,205 Views 15 Comments

It was unanimously held that Russian authorities forced Yukos into bankruptcy.

# the-hague - Monday 19 May, 2014

Bosnian Serb ex-army chief's defence case opens against charges of genocide
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Bosnian Serb ex-army chief's defence case opens against charges of genocide

May 19th 2014, 8:46 AM 5,421 Views 62 Comments

Ratko Mladic faces 11 charges for his role in Bosnia’s brutal 1992-95 conflict in which 100,000 people died.

# the-hague - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Process of destroying Syria's chemical weapons now under way
# Syrian Conflict
# Syrian Conflict

Process of destroying Syria's chemical weapons now under way

Oct 6th 2013, 11:30 AM 3,068 Views 54 Comments

The team charged with the destruction of the weapons began the process this morning, a source in the international mission has said.

# the-hague - Saturday 31 August, 2013

UN chemical weapons inspectors leave Syria
# Syria
# Syria

UN chemical weapons inspectors leave Syria

Aug 31st 2013, 8:01 AM 4,139 Views 57 Comments

The team will head to The Hague to assess the evidence gathered during their probe.

# the-hague - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Former Prime Minister of Kosovo acquitted of war crimes
# The Hague
# The Hague

Former Prime Minister of Kosovo acquitted of war crimes

Nov 29th 2012, 9:45 AM 3,017 Views 4 Comments

The former prime minister Ramush Haradinaj had been accused of murder and torture during the Kosovo war – but has been found not guilty.

# the-hague - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Karadzic opens Srebrenica defence in Hague war crimes trial
# Srebrenica
# Srebrenica

Karadzic opens Srebrenica defence in Hague war crimes trial

Oct 16th 2012, 8:28 AM 1,927 Views 3 Comments

Radovan Karadzic opens his defence before the UN’s Yugoslav war crimes court today.

# the-hague - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu
# Iraq War
# Iraq War

Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu

Sep 2nd 2012, 10:35 AM 5,251 Views 128 Comments

Tutu said the invasion of Iraq left the world more destabilised and divided than any other conflict in history and had “hardened hearts and minds of members of the human family across the world”.

# the-hague - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Retired Irish officer prepares to give evidence at Mladic trial
# Ratko Mladic
# Ratko Mladic

Retired Irish officer prepares to give evidence at Mladic trial

Aug 22nd 2012, 8:49 AM 4,735 Views 2 Comments

Col Colm Doyle says Irish officers are in a ‘unique position’ for peacekeeping duties, given Ireland’s neutrality.

# the-hague - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Emotional testimony from first witness in Mladic trial
# Bosnian War
# Bosnian War

Emotional testimony from first witness in Mladic trial

Jul 10th 2012, 4:24 PM 2,562 Views 3 Comments

The trial of war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic got underway yesterday.

# the-hague - Monday 9 July, 2012

Mladic trial set to resume today
# Ratko Mladic
# Ratko Mladic

Mladic trial set to resume today

Jul 9th 2012, 9:59 AM 1,469 Views 3 Comments

The former Bosnian Serb military chief is accused of genocide and crimes against humanity.

# the-hague - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes
# Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes

May 30th 2012, 11:00 AM 1,417 Views 15 Comments

The former Liberian leader was convicted of crimes of the “utmost gravity in terms of scale and brutality” according to judges.

# the-hague - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Mladic war crimes trial to resume with first witness on 25 June
# ICTY
# ICTY

Mladic war crimes trial to resume with first witness on 25 June

May 24th 2012, 3:36 PM 935 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the so-called Butcher of Bosnia were refused their request for a six-month delay.

# the-hague - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Mladic trial suspended 'indefinitely' due to 'significant errors' by prosecutors
# The Hague
# The Hague

Mladic trial suspended 'indefinitely' due to 'significant errors' by prosecutors

May 17th 2012, 12:04 PM 2,496 Views 8 Comments

A new starting date will be established “as soon as possible” but Mladic’s lawyer has asked for a six-month delay.

# the-hague - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

May 16th 2012, 4:55 PM 3,134 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

May 16th 2012, 8:33 AM 2,828 Views 3 Comments

The nine stories you need to know about this morning, including: Occupy Galway camp dismantled, a new Mission to Prey court case, and why one company won’t advertise on Facebook anymore…

Ratko Mladic goes on trial for war crimes...20 years later
# Genocide
# Genocide

Ratko Mladic goes on trial for war crimes...20 years later

May 16th 2012, 7:38 AM 1,362 Views 6 Comments

The Bosnian Serb commander is accused of leading a bloody campaign of ethnic cleansing.

# the-hague - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial
# Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor

Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial

Apr 26th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,310 Views 3 Comments

The former Liberian leader will be the first ex-president to receive judgment from an international tribunal since the Nuremberg trials.

# the-hague - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Opening of Ratko Mladic's war crimes trial delayed
# Mladic
# Mladic

Opening of Ratko Mladic's war crimes trial delayed

Apr 24th 2012, 2:03 PM 655 Views 0 Comments

Bosnian Serb commander is set to stand trial on genocide and other charges next month.

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