War Crimes

US whips firms evading Iran curbs

WASHINGTON: The Obama administration is targeting several companies and individuals for evading international sanctions against Iran and for providing support for Iran’s nuclear program. The Treasury and State departments announced Thursday they are freezing assets and banning transactions of entities they say are involved in the proliferation of material used […]

Bangladesh political leader indicted over 1971 war Former Jamaat-e-Islami leader Ghulam Azam has been indicted for genocide, murder and other atrocities during Bangladesh’s 1971 liberation war.

  Bangladesh political leader indicted over 1971 war Former Jamaat-e-Islami leader Ghulam Azam has been indicted for genocide, murder and other atrocities during Bangladesh’s 1971 liberation war. The government claims up to three million people were killed by Pakistan’s army and pro-Pakistan militias during the struggle. A Bangladeshi special court […]