Tag Archives: Crimes against humanity

How an independent tribunal came to rule that China is guilty of genocide against the Uyghurs

David Tobin, University of Sheffield After 18 months of deliberations and three hearings of evidence from witnesses and experts – including anthropologists, political scientists and international lawyers – the London-based Uyghur Tribunal has ruled that the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is guilty of crimes against humanity and genocide, by coercive birth control. The Uyghur Tribunal is an independent people’s …

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Why is accountability for alleged war crimes so hard to achieve in the Israel-Palestinian conflict?

Hatem Moussa/AP Amy Maguire, University of Newcastle The latest outbreak of conflict in Gaza and Israel is escalating rapidly. At the time of writing, at least 192 Palestinians are reported dead, including 58 children. Ten Israelis are reported dead, including two children. Hamas is firing rockets into Israel from Gaza. Some cause casualties, while many are intercepted by Israeli anti-missile …

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