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Prosecuting war crimes

Vladimir Putin. Contributor/Getty Images History shows that it’s difficult to hold war criminals accountable. Will Vladimir Putin and his army ever face justice? Here’s everything you need to know: What constitutes a war crime? War crimes are serious violations of the international laws of war against either combatants or civilians — and there’s no question… Read More »

Prosecuting war crimes | The Week

byThe Week Staff May 8, 2022 May 8, 2022 History shows that it’s difficult to hold war criminals accountable. Will Vladimir Putin and his army ever face justice? Here’s everything you need to know:  What constitutes a war crime? War crimes are serious violations of the international laws of war against either combatants or civilians… Read More »

Ukraine war speeds up US cyber agenda

The war in Ukraine has pushed the United States to expedite its investment in cybersecurity amid constant — though so far unrealized — warnings of Russian cyberattacks on government agencies, election systems and critical infrastructure.  Following the invasion of Ukraine, federal agencies have invested millions in cyber technology, seized and sanctioned hacking forums, charged Russian… Read More »

War Crimes and Genocide in Ukraine – JURIST – Commentary

Christy Shucksmith-Wesley, associate professor and senior tutor at the University of Nottingham School of Law, considers the possibility of proceedings on violations of international humanitarian law in Ukraine… After the Second World War, the International Committee of the Red Cross created new treaties to constrain the methods and means of warfare—a stark acknowledgment that armed… Read More »

War Crimes History: Will Russia Be Brought To Justice?

The war in Ukraine has turned very dark in ways few of us expected. Credible reports are pouring in of abuse of civilians, including torture, rape, looting, and executions (which Russia denies). Unlike many recent hostilities, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has been accompanied by Vladimir Putin’s official declaration of war, phrased in the language… Read More »