The Hague

Being In Prison In England 'Is Human Rights Abuse,' War Criminal Says

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK

An African war criminal has launched a legal challenge claiming that being in prison in the north east of England is an abuse of his human rights. ...

Nuclear Summit in Holland Neglects Crucial Security Issues

Behnam Taebi | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Politics
Behnam Taebi

Earlier this week, the Netherlands hosted the third Nuclear Security Summit (NSS). More than 50 world leaders where in The Hague to enhance international nuclear security...

Tasting the Benelux Countries by Rail

Stuart Forster | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

I've often wondered why rail travel provides more opportunities to converse than air travel and I've concluded that much of it has to be linked to the fact people have more space and sometimes sit facing each other during journeys. Seeing the historic Belgian city of Namur through the carriage windows, the dense forestation of the Ardennes and the skyline of Rotterdam prompted conversation among the people with whom I was sitting.

The 21st Century With its Not-So-Ironic Veneration of Tyrants

Daniel M. Swain | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel M. Swain

It's not acceptable to wear a t-shirt in general day-to-day wear that bears the name of a tyrannical regime that denied its people freedom for 80 years, and killed millions of its own and other countries citizens.

'I Should Be Rewarded'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has claimed he should be "rewarded" instead of being charged over the Bosnian conflict, as he defended him...

Charles Taylor Sentenced To 50 Years Over Sierra Leone War Crimes

Posted 30.05.2012 | UK

Charles Taylor, the former president of Liberia, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for war crimes committed in Sierra Leone. Handing him th...

It's Time the Left Apologised for Its Denial of the Srebrenica Massacre

James Bloodworth | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Politics
James Bloodworth

Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic intended to "ethnically cleanse" Bosnia, the opening day of his war crimes trial at the Hague heard yesterday.

Picturing Sarajevo's Recovery: The City's Transformation

Barcroft Media | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK

From amongst the bullet-scarred ruins, these photos show how Sarajevo has rebuilt itself since it was torn apart by civil war. British refugee work...

Charles Taylor Trial: Sierra Leone Gave Its Verdict Long Ago

Charlie Habershon | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK
Charlie Habershon

Sierra Leoneans have an unrivalled ability to forgive and forget. Their focus is on overcoming the challenges of everyday life and rebuilding the country to fulfil its clear potential. The trial could be viewed as an unwelcome reminder of the past. A lot can be learnt from the civil war and I think the streets of Freetown, not The Hague, is the best place to start.

A Political Trial at the ICC? Why, of Course!

Elliot Wilson | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Politics
Elliot Wilson

Imagine Nick Clegg is to stand trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity. Also imagine that the witnesses on which the case rests have been sourced and then coached by members of the Conservative Party. Imagine also the Chief Prosecutor of the case is Jeremy Kyle. Does this all seem reasonable?

Pictures Of The Day: From Flag-Burning To The Downing Street Christmas Tree

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK

As the nation open its first advent calendar window on 1 December, Prime Minister David Cameron marks the occasion with the unveiling of a huge Downin...

Goran Hadzic, War Crimes Suspect, Extradited To The Hague

The Guardian | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK

The Serbian authorities moved swiftly on Friday to rid themselves of their last international war crimes suspect and fugitive, extraditing the 1990s w...