Crimes against humanity

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  • Bombing of Dresden in World War II
    The bombing of Dresden was a British/American aerial bombing attack on the city of Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony, that took place during the Second World War in the European Theatre.
  • Srebrenica massacre
    The Srebrenica massacre, also known as the Srebrenica genocide (Bosnian: Masakar u Srebrenici; Genocid u Srebrenici), was the genocidal killing, in July 1995, of more than 8,000 Muslim Bosniaks, mainly men and boys, in and around the town of Srebrenica during the Bosnian War.
  • Nuremberg principles
    The Nuremberg principles were a set of guidelines for determining what constitutes a war crime.
  • Trnopolje camp
    The Trnopolje camp was a concentration camp established by Bosnian Serb military and police authorities in the village of Trnopolje near Prijedor in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina, during the first months of the Bosnian War.
  • Lapušnik prison camp
    Lapušnik or Llapushnik prison camp was a detention camp (also referred to as a prison) that was operated by the Albanian militant organization the KLA near the city of Glogovac in central Kosovo during the Kosovo War.
  • Čelebići prison camp
    Čelebići prison camp was a prison camp that was operational during the Bosnian War.
  • Torture
    Torture (from the Latin tortus, "twisted") is the act of deliberately inflicting physical or psychological pain on an organism in order to fulfill some desire of the torturer or compel some action from the victim.
  • Bataan Death March
    The Bataan Death March (Japanese: バターン死の行進 Hepburn: Batān Shi no Kōshin, Filipino: Martsa ng Kamatayan sa Bataan) was the forcible transfer by the Imperial Japanese Army of 60,000–80,000 Filipino and American prisoners of war from Saisaih Point and Mariveles to Camp O'Donnell, Capas, Tarlac, via San Fernando, Pampanga, where the prisoners were loaded onto trains.
  • Omarska camp
    The Omarska camp was a death camp run by Bosnian Serb forces in the mining town of Omarska, near Prijedor in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina, set up for Bosniak and Croat men and women during the Prijedor massacre.
  • Aktion T4
    Aktion T4 (German, pronounced [akˈtsi̯oːn teː fiːɐ]) was the postwar designation for a programme of involuntary euthanasia in Nazi Germany.
  • Universal jurisdiction
    Universal jurisdiction allows states or international organizations to claim criminal jurisdiction over an accused person regardless of where the alleged crime was committed, and regardless of the accused's nationality, country of residence, or any other relation with the prosecuting entity.
  • Loyalist (American Revolution)
    Loyalists were American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War.
  • Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
    The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (often referred to as the International Criminal Court Statute or the Rome Statute) is the treaty that established the International Criminal Court (ICC).
  • Dretelj camp
    The Dretelj camp or Dretelj prison was a prison camp run by the Croatian Defence Forces (HOS) and later by the Croatian Defence Council (HVO) during the Bosnian War.
  • Sexual slavery
    Sexual slavery is slavery for the purpose of sexual exploitation.
  • Death march
    A death march is a forced march of prisoners of war or other captives or deportees with the intent to kill, brutalize, weaken and/or demoralize as many of the captives as possible along the way.
  • Forced prostitution
    Forced prostitution, also known as involuntary prostitution, is prostitution or sexual slavery that takes place as a result of coercion by a third party.
  • Nuremberg trials
    The Nuremberg trials (German: die Nürnberger Prozesse) were a series of military tribunals, held by the Allied forces after World War II, which were most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of the political, military, judicial and economic leadership of Nazi Germany who planned, carried out, or otherwise participated in The Holocaust and other war crimes.
  • Saleh v. Bush
    Saleh v. Bush is a 2013 class action lawsuit filed against members of the George W.