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Iraq unsure if UN help needed to probe Islamic State crimes

UNITED NATIONS: Iraq is assessing what help it might need to collect and preserve evidence of Islamic State crimes, but has not yet decided whether it needs United Nations assistance, the country’s U.N. Ambassador, Mohamed Ali Alhakim, said on Friday. Britain is drafting a U.N. Security Council resolution to establish a U.N. investigation to collect… Read More »

Croatian Jews to boycott Holocaust remembrance event over 'relativisation' of crimes

ZAGREB: Croatian Jews said on Monday they would boycott the country’s main Holocaust remembrance event this week, accusing the authorities of playing down crimes perpetrated under the Nazi-backed Ustasa regime during World War Two. International Holocaust Remembrance Day is held on Jan. 27 each year, the date in 1945 when the biggest Nazi concentration camp,… Read More »

Albania kicks three out of politics over past crimes

TIRANA: Albania’s election commission kicked out two lawmakers from parliament and ejected a mayor from his job for failing to declare criminal records for offences overseas. Parliament voted a year ago to remove from public office anyone who had been convicted or committed any criminal offences or misdemeanours in Albania or abroad during their lifetime.… Read More »