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KOREA - UNITED NATIONS
Beijing and Pyongyang call UN report a political plot
In its report, the Commission of Inquiry released accuses North Korea of crimes against humanity. Sixty-one years after the Korean Peninsula was divided, the United Nations notes that "Crimes against humanity are ongoing" under the Kim regime "because the policies, institutions and patterns of impunity that lie at their heart remain in place." But for analysts and experts, as good as the report might be, its actual effect is questionable.
01/02/2010 NORTH KOREA
Gulag survivors demand trial of Kim Jong-il for crimes against humanity
The group denounce violence perpetrated by the regime, the indifference of the international community. The prisoners do not know what crime they committed or the length of their sentence. Who tries to escape is impaled.
16/09/2009 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
UN: Israel and Hamas guilty of war crimes in Gaza
Israeli army and Palestinian militants also accused of "crimes against humanity." The report will be presented later this month to the UN Commission on Human Rights. Within six months, if the two authorities do not carry out investigations, the allegations will be presented to the International Criminal Court. For Israel the report is "one-sided" for Hamas "not objective".
26/04/2011 SRI LANKA - UN
UN publishes report on war crimes. Colombo protests
Over 40 thousand civilians killed in bombings and military prisoners executed with a shot to the head, women raped. The document ordered by Ban Ki-moon paints a hellish picture of the final stages of the ethnic conflict. Despite pressure from the Government of Sri Lanka to prevent publication.
09/12/2004 NORTH KOREA
Political dissidents risk the death penalty
The regime toughens penalties for crimes against the state because the number of dissidents is on the rise.
06/11/2009 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
The UN demand an investigation into Israel and Hamas war crimes
A large majority voted for the resolution based on the Goldstone report. The United States votes against it. Among European countries, Italy, Netherlands, Poland and the Czech Republic voted with Israel and the U.S., Britain and France abstained. In three months the launch of independent investigations.
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