Israel committed war crimes and carried out reckless attacks and acts of wanton destruction in its Gaza offensive, an independent human rights report says.
A UN team investigating possible war crimes in Gaza says it will hold public hearings with victims of the conflict in Gaza and Geneva later this month.
Sri Lankan government blocks access to camps in which thousands could face two years behind razor wire.
Sri Lankan leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has declared the country “liberated” from Tamil Tiger rebels after a 26-year war.
Mr Rajapaksa made the announcement in a speech to the country’s parliament, a day after the army said rebel leader Velupillai Prabhakaran had been killed.
EU foreign ministers have called for an independent inquiry into alleged war crimes by Tamil Tiger rebels and Sri Lanka’s government.
Alert: UK/Palestine – AFTERMATH: Gaza in the days after The 22 Day War; a new IHRC report by Musthak Ahmed and Fahad Ansari
AFTERMATH is a diary account of two lawyers who visited Gaza to collect testimony from victims of the war.
Speakers include: Massoud Shadjareh of the Islamic Human Rights Commission, Yvonne Ridly, Journalist.
URGENT ALERT: Palestine – Write to the foreign minister of your country urging for creation of Israeli war crimes tribunal
In light of the latest massacre of over 1,300 Palestinians, the IHRC calls on campaigners to write to their foreign ministers urging for the creation of an Israeli war crimes tribunal.