Bemba was arrested near Brussels in 2008, and is currently detained at the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges.
Would they commit an act of courage that would repudiate 60 years of German war crimes decisions?
Omar al Bashir, charged with war crimes by the ICC, plans to visit the General Assembly next week.
Acts committed by soldiers or government officials, either in the course of a war or in bringing on a war, that violate the customs of warfare. Examples of war crimes include atrocities committed against civilians (see My Lai massacre) and the mistreatment of prisoners of war. After World War II, twenty-two Nazi leaders were tried at Nuremberg by the victorious Allies, and twelve were sentenced to death for war crimes. (See Nuremberg trials.)