Examples of war crime in a Sentence
He was found guilty of torture and other war crimes.
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Created in 2002 to deal with war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide, the court depends on governments to enforce its arrest warrants; at least 12 warrants are outstanding, and more are believed to exist but remain under seal.
At an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, Britain accused Russia of backing Syria in its perpetration of war crimes.
Leading candidate, right-wing Ivan Duque, has pledged to alter the terms of the peace deal and to jail former rebels for war crimes.
Assad, who is routinely condemned by the international community for war crimes, and his Russian backers deny the allegations.
Afghans have gone to the International Criminal Court in The Hague in the hopes of finding justice for war crimes, Samar noted.
In a fateful decision, President Obama decided to give complete legal immunity for war crimes committed by agents of the CIA.
Taylor, who went on to become Liberia’s president, was eventually convicted of war crimes by an international court in 2012 — but for actions tied to a civil war in neighboring Sierra Leone.
Serbia manager Mladen Krstajic is under investigation for suggesting that referee Felix Brych should be put on trial in The Hague, the Dutch city where tribunals are held for war crimes.
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WAR CRIME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of war crime for English Language Learners
: an act committed during a war that violates international law usually because it is cruel, unfair, etc.
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