International criminal law

Day 166 of the Invasion of Ukraine: Amnesty Apologized for its Report but Did Not Retract its Findings

Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours:

Ukraine is investigating 26,000 cases of war crimes

Ukraine is investigating almost 26,000 cases of alleged war crimes committed since the Russian invasion began in February and has indicted 135 people.

Russia at the UN: "Because of their report, Kosovo Albanians think they are sinless"

The failure of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) to act related to the crimes committed by Kosovo Albanian leaders, has led Pristina government to believe they are "completely innocent," said Gennady Kuzmin, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Mission of Russia to the United Nations.

Serbian War Crimes Prosecution ‘Extremely Inefficient’, Report Says

A new report published by the Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre on Friday accuses the Serbian War Crimes Prosecutor's Office of being "extremely inefficient", while also raising concerns that over a half of the court hearings in war crime trials last year were postponed for COVID-related reasons.

International Prosecutor to Probe Possible War Crimes in Ukraine

Karim Khan, chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, said on Monday that he has decided to proceed "as rapidly as possible" with opening an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine.