The decision was made after evidence showed the amount of torrenting by Dutch users had not gone down
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Wednesday 04 August 2010
Thursday 29 July 2010
Abductions of children by one of their parents to countries outside the jurisdiction of the Hague Convention have risen by 39 per cent in the last year.
Tuesday 27 July 2010
The extradition of former Bosnian leader Ejup Ganic to face trial for alleged war crimes in Serbia was blocked today.
Thursday 22 July 2010
The former Kosovan prime minister Ramush Haradinaj must face a retrial on murder and torture charges related to the country's 1998-99 war with Serbia.
Monday 12 July 2010
Weeping among endless rows of coffins, tens of thousands gathered yesterday in the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica to bury hundreds of massacre victims on the 15th anniversary of the worst crime in Europe since the Nazi era.
Tuesday 06 July 2010
The Queen, of all people, understands the value of a good institution. Today, at the General Assembly of the United Nations, she will address a body which is, like the monarchy itself, a much-criticised foundation. And indeed much of what it has done – since it was founded in 1945 after the Second World War ended to provide a platform for dialogue to prevent future wars – has been worthy of criticism. It has had big failings, like deciding not to intervene in the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, and small ones, like being bureaucratic and wasteful. But it has had huge successes too, in peace-keeping, in international justice through its court in The Hague and in working for the poor through UNICEF, the World Food Programme and its other arms.
Saturday 03 July 2010
Friday 11 June 2010
Dutch populist Geert Wilders yesterday stunned the Netherlands by coming third in general elections – a historic vote that could see him enter a coalition government.
Friday 11 June 2010
A victory for justice, for sure, and a red-letter day in the annals of the Hague war crimes tribunal, now nearing the end of its life and preparing for closure. The soldiers of Ratko Mladic's once all-conquering Bosnian Serb army never expected to face a trial. As they swept through eastern Bosnia on their murderous rampage in 1992, cutting a swathe through one unarmed Muslim town after another, they used to boast to foreign reporters about how convinced they were that no one could even touch them.
Friday 28 May 2010
Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir, the only world leader facing an international arrest warrant, was sworn in for another five-year term yesterday.
Wednesday 26 May 2010
The family of the Bosnian Serb war-time commander Ratko Mladic is seeking to bring the search for the genocide suspect to an end by having him declared legally dead.
Wednesday 19 May 2010
Some 11 per cent of Shell investors yesterday either abstained or voted "yes" to a resolution calling for greater openness on the environmental, social and financial risks of the oil company's controversial tar sands investments. The motion was introduced at the AGM in the Hague, backed by 142 shareholders.
Wednesday 12 May 2010
the high-profile judge who indicted Augusto Pinochet and Osama bin Laden is seeking a leave of absence as he awaits trial on charges of abuse of authority, a court official has said.
Friday 26 March 2010
The dark shadow of Bosnian war crimes in the 1990s falls across Hans-Christian Schmid's drama of remembering.
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