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Qatar takes part in Rwanda genocide commemoration

Qatar takes part in Rwanda genocide commemoration

Qatar participated on Sunday in commemorating the 25th anniversary of the genocide of the Tutsi tribes in Rwanda, in which about 1mn people were shot to death.

Rwanda honours those killed in genocide 25 years ago

Rwanda honours those killed in genocide 25 years ago

Rwandan President Paul Kagame began a week of solemn ceremonies on Sunday to commemorate the lives of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide ...

Myanmar army chief must be prosecuted for Rohingya "genocide": UN

Myanmar army chief must be prosecuted for Rohingya "genocide": UN

Myanmar's army chief should be prosecuted for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, a UN human rights investigator said, adding that holding perpetrators to account for crimes was necessary before refugees who fled the country could return.

UN calls for Myanmar generals to be tried for genocide, blames Facebook for incitement

UN calls for Myanmar generals to be tried for genocide, blames Facebook for incitement

Myanmar's military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with "genocidal intent", and the commander-in-chief and five generals should be prosecuted for the gravest crimes under international law, UN investigators said.

Prosecutors seek second genocide conviction, life sentence for Karadzic

Prosecutors seek second genocide conviction, life sentence for Karadzic

Prosecutors appealed to a United Nations court in the Hague on Tuesday to convict former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of genocide for the killing of Croats and Muslims across Bosnia during the 1992-95 war.

Efforts made to 'cleanse' Rohingya, UN genocide adviser says

Efforts made to 'cleanse' Rohingya, UN genocide adviser says

The UN's top official on preventing genocide said Tuesday efforts were made to "cleanse" the Rohingya and that returning the persecuted Muslim minority to Myanmar risked further atrocities against them.

'Butcher of Bosnia' found guilty, jailed for life

'Butcher of Bosnia' found guilty, jailed for life

UN judges on Wednesday sentenced former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic to life imprisonment after finding him guilty of genocide and war crimes in the brutal Balkans conflicts over two decades ago.

Nearly 90,000 Rohingya escape violence as crisis looms

Nearly 90,000 Rohingya escape violence as crisis looms

The violence in Myanmar was set off by a co-ordinated attack on August 25 on dozens of police posts and an army base by Rohingya insurgents.

Swedish court upholds life sentence in Rwanda genocide case

Swedish court upholds life sentence in Rwanda genocide case

A Swedish court of appeal on Wednesday upheld the life imprisonment verdict it gave to a man for genocide during the Rwanda conflict in 1994.

Vatican hits back at Turkey for calling pope ‘crusader’

Vatican hits back at Turkey for calling pope ‘crusader’

The Vatican hit back on Sunday at Turkey's depiction of Pope Francis as having a ‘crusader mentality’ after he used the word genocide to describe the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago.

Pope visits Armenian genocide memorial

Pope visits Armenian genocide memorial

Pope Francis on Saturday insisted memory ‘cannot be stifled’ as he visited the main Armenian genocide memorial in Yerevan, on the second day of a trip likely to stir tensions with Turkey.

Turkey will never accept genocide 'blackmail': Erdogan

Turkey will never accept genocide 'blackmail': Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Saturday Turkey would never accept charges the Ottoman Empire committed genocide against Armenians in World War I, saying the accusations were being used as "blackmail" against Ankara.