Keyword: war crimes

French FM says 'indiscriminate' attacks on Idlib may be war crimes

Speaking in parliament, French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said the Damascus regime of Bashar al-Assa and its ally Russia might be held to account for war crimes over indiscriminate aerial bombing of 'civilian populations and hospitals' in Idlib, the beseiged last major stronghold of active opposition to the regime.

France investigates Liberian suspect for crimes against humanity

The man is suspected of being former commander in United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy (ULIMO), which fought in 1990s.

France urges war crimes investigation into Aleppo bombardment

French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said bombing of rebel-held parts of Syrian town of Aleppo by Russia and Damascus regime are war crimes over which Paris is to ask the International Criminal Court to launch an investigation.

France accuses Syria's Assad of war crimes in Aleppo

French ambassador to UN said Syrian government is targeting civilians in the city, where 250,000 people live under siege conditions.

French journalist Florence Hartmann jailed by war crimes tribunal

Ex-Le Monde correspondent detained for revealing that information on Srebrenica massacre was withheld from international criminal court.

France 'opens war crimes inquiry' against Assad regime

Criminal probe of Syrian president's regime for alleged atrocities committed between 2011 and 2013 began on September 15th.

Rwandan army captain in landmark French genocide trial

Pascal Simbikangwa is the first Rwandan to be tried in France in relation to the 1994 genocide that left up to 800,000 dead.