The Human Rights Watch investigation presents evidence that incriminates ten top-rung Russian and Syrian military officials in what the organisation describes as "war crimes".
Recent data shows the war in Yemen has created a catastrophe for children at the hands of the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis.
Human rights experts have urged the UN Security Council to refer the situation in Yemen to the International Criminal Court for possible prosecutions over war crimes.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slaps sanctions on top prosecutor of International Criminal Court – a decision The Hague-based tribunal called a "serious" attack against the rule of law."
UAE forces have joined Saudi Arabia in the hugely controversial conflict in Yemen where the UAE-Saudi coalition is battling Houthi rebels in a war activists feared is mired in rights violations.
Israeli authorities have reportedly drawn up a secret list of 200-300 individuals who could be tried for war crimes if the ICC pursues investigations into alleged abuses in Gaza and other occupied Palestinian territories.
Some analysts see a connection between today's Islamophobia and the toxic Serbian nationalism of the 1990s, which sought to erase the Muslim Bosnian presence in the Balkans.
The new mass grave has been discovered in the village of Humeydat near the Badoush area west of the city of Mosul.
There's little hope for the UN mission to Libya, as a precious effort failed to lead to accountability in Syria.
ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda wants to investigate possible crimes committed between 2003 and 2014 including the alleged torture of prisoners by Afghan authorities and, to a lesser extent, by US forces and the CIA.
Death toll in the east of the vast country soared in recent weeks, the UN says, as conflicts in Ituri, North Kivu and South Kivu provinces spread, "with disastrous repercussions for the civilian population."
Investigators find that the Russian air force launched attacks that served no military purpose and put civilians in harm’s way.
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