May 03, 1946 – Japanese war crimes trial begins

May 03, 1946 – Japanese war crimes trial begins

In Tokyo, Japan, the International Military Tribunals for the Far East begins hearing the case against 28 Japanese military and government officials accused of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity during World War II.

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January 13, 1942 – Allies promise prosecution of war criminals

January 13, 1942 – Allies promise prosecution of war criminals

On this day, representatives of nine German-occupied countries meet in London to declare that all those found guilty of war crimes would be punished after the war ended.

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