War Crimes

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Montano (pictured above), who was jailed after his extradition, was part of "a structure outside the law that gravely altered the public peace with executions of civilians and forced disappearances." (Photo: Democracy Now/Creative Commons)
Col. Inocente Orlando Montano led an elite U.S.-trained army unit that massacred six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper, and her teenage daughter during El Salvador's 12-year civil war.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A malnourished child lies in a charity clinic in Hodeida, Yemen on November 3, 2019. (Photo: Essa Ahmed/AFP/Getty Images)
"Yemen has been ravaged in ways that should shock the conscience of humanity,"...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
The Trump administration on Wednesday announced sanctions targeting International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and Phakiso Mochochoko, the court's prosecution jurisdiction division director. (Photo: ICC)
Human rights advocates blasted the move as "another brazen attack against...

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Tomas Young, paralyzed veteran and vocal critic of the Iraq War who has said he plans to die in April , has written a final furious message to the men who destroyed his and hundreds of thousands of others' lives. It is a searing indictment of "who you are and what you have done....the terrible human and moral consequences of your lies, manipulation and thirst for wealth and power." "In our eyes you are each guilty of egregious war crimes, of plunder and, finally, of murder... My day of...