Examples of war crime in a Sentence
He was found guilty of torture and other war crimes.
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But the United States doesn’t have the jurisdiction to prosecute war crimes that happened in Africa.
Amnesty International, a watchdog, has used volunteers to map 326,000 square kilometres of Darfur, a troubled part of Sudan, to help identify war crimes carried out by the government.
This time, the men are standing in a shed built for press conferences with lawyers of the military commissions, the war court where 10 of Guantánamo’s 41 captives have been charged with war crimes.
Activists say the commission overseeing the process is requesting unreasonable levels of documentation to prove two-decade-old war crimes.
Europe continues to enforce an arms embargo against Sudan, and many Sudanese leaders are international pariahs, accused of committing war crimes during a civil war in Darfur, a region in western Sudan.
Under terms of the accord, rebels who lay down their weapons and confess their war crimes are to be spared jail time and extradition.
Still, Saudi Arabia is a country that treats women as second-class citizens, that is committing severe war crimes in Yemen, and that beheads prisoners.
Achievements like this are essential in affording the targets of war crimes the most basic forms of redress.
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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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