war crime

  1. a crime committed in wartime; violation of rules of war
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How To Use war crime In A Sentence

  • In 2007, a jury let the Fairford Two off after they had broken into an RAF airbase to ground B-52 planes and prevent, they hoped, potential war crimes against Iraqi civilians.
  • He was found to have aided and abetted war crimes rather than planned them. Times, Sunday Times
  • The International Criminal Court has agreed to pursue the war crimes trial of Congo's former Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba. Congo's Former VP Bemba War Crimes Trial Gets Go Ahead
  • At the micro level, there are a number of well-defined rules, set out in the Geneva Convention and other war crimes/war-fighting agreements.
  • Those charges were expected to include war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity.
  • The Government's restriction of humanitarian law may constitute a war crime. Times, Sunday Times
  • From the same perspective, she also comments unflatteringly on the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal.
  • This defense of war crimes is combined with denunciations of those who expose or criticize them and attempts to further cow an already pliant media.
  • Imagine the hypocrisy of John McCain complaining about revealing TORTURE against someone suspected of war crimes. McCain blasts decision on terror suspects
  • If the War Crimes Act, denial law and Holocaust day were unarguably just, calculations about malign side-effects would be irrelevant.
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