Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Guatemala`s ex-dictator gets 80 years in jail
Guatemala`s former strongman Efrain Rios Montt was convicted on Friday of genocide and crimes agains...
US refuses to declare 1984 riots as genocide
In a jolt to pro-Khalistan groups in the US, the Obama Administration today refused to declare the 1...
Tamil film industry unites for Sri Lankan Tamils
For a second time within two weeks, the Tamil film industry will join hands to observe a day-long fa...
Amid Sri Lanka heat, Indian envoy to Geneva called
India recalled its envoy in Geneva for consultations on US resolution on Sri Lanka as Tamil Nadu CM ...
UN court convicts Bosnian Serb of genocide
Tolimir stood, crossed himself three times and removed his glasses but showed no emotion as Fluegge...
Karadzic denies Bosnia genocide charges, says should be rewarded
Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has begun his defence during the trial over his role in some of...
Shekhar Kapur to make film on Armenian genocide?
Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says he might be tempted to make a movie on the 1915 Armenian genocide.
Put Pakistan on genocide watch: US think tank
An eminent American think tank has called to put Pakistan on genocide watch list.
UN court acquits Karadzic of 1 genocide count
The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal acquitted former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of one of the...
Karadzic denies genocide charges in Bosnia
Wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has denied that forces under his command committed geno...
Genocide trial to be held in Rwanda for first time
The Tanzania-based International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda approved the transfer of Jean Uwinkind...
US woman accused in genocide case is released
Beatrice Munyenyezi walked free on Thursday for the first time since her indictment in June 2010.
French court rules genocide law unconstitutional
France ruled that a French law concerning mass killings of Armenians a century ago violates the coun...
Guatemala: Ex dictator to face genocide charges
It`s the first time a Latin American court has charged former president with genocide.
Turkey fumes over French genocide law
Turkey has slammed the French Senate`s adoption of a contentious bill to outlaw denial of the Armen...
France risks Turkey rage with genocide law vote?
Armenia says about 1.5 million Christian Armenians were killed in what is now eastern Turkey during ...
France passes genocide bill, angry Turkey cuts ties
France is Turkey`s fifth biggest export market and the sixth biggest source of its imports.
France genocide law angers Turkey
Ankara denies the 1915 mass killing of Armenians to be genocide as many Muslim Turks and Kurds were ...
Turkey slams France over genocide bill
Turkey`s PM sharply criticised France for a bill to make it a crime to deny that the World War I-era...
Khmer Rouge not `bad people`: Ex-leader in court
Nuon Chea`s defiant statements came as the UN-backed tribunal began questioning him for the first ti...
Dalai Lama blames Tibetan burnings on cultural genocide
The desperate conditions Tibetans face under Beijing`s rigid controls in what amounted to "cult...
UN court acquits ex Rwandan ministers of genocide
The UN war crimes tribunal for Rwanda on Friday acquitted two former Rwandan ministers of genocide c...
Victims demand key role at Khmer Rouge trial
The long-awaited genocide trial is seen as vital to healing the nation`s deep scars.
Khmer Rouge defendant challenges genocide tribunal
Ieng Sary had received a royal pardon from Cambodia`s King when he led a mass defection to govt.
Khmer Rouge commanders go on trial in Cambodia
The 4 top leaders of Khmer Rouge are accused of genocide and other atrocities in the late 1970s.
Woman minister guilty of genocide in Rwanda
The UN war crimes tribunal for Rwanda has sentenced Pauline Nyiramasuhuko for genocide.
Serb court says Ratko Mladic fit for genocide trial
Mladic was arrested for massacre of 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica in 1995.
Rwanda genocide suspect arrested: Congo officials
Bernard Munyagishari was wanted on charges of genocide and other crimes. At least 500,000 ethnic Tut...
Europe`s most wanted war crimes fugitive Mladic arrested
Ratko Mladic, the ruthless Serb military chief is charged with staging Europe`s worst massacre.
Ratko Mladic – A butcher who nicknamed himself ‘God’
The genocide suspect General Ratko Mladic`s ruthlessness was legendary.
Rwanda ex-army chief jailed for 30 years over genocide
The UN court for Rwanda handed a 30-year prison sentence to former army chief Augustin Bizimungu fo...
`Bangladeshi Islamist leader admits role in 1971 war genocide`
Motiur Rahman Nizami, the detained chief of Bangladesh`s largest Islamist party, on Thursday admitt...
Armenians stage anti-Turkish rally on WWI `genocide`
The protest attracted hordes of youths who marched with candles.
‘It’s time to recognize the Armenian Genocide’: Kim Kardashian
Reality star Kim Kardashian has taken on Tweeter to urge Turkey to finally recognize the Armenian Ge...
Turkey caused `Armenian genocide`: Argentine judge
Many experts say killing of up to 1.5 million Armenians was genocide.
S Sudan says it will suspend talks with North
S Sudan claims that the northern govt is funding militias in the south, a S Sudanese official said.
Libyan minister quits, diplomat claims genocide
Interior Minister Abdul Fattah Younis al Abidi quit in support of protesters.
Cambodia`s Khmer Rouge trial gets go-ahead
Cambodia`s UN-backed genocide tribunal says it has moved a step closer to trying four former senio...
Envoy warns Ivory Coast `on brink of genocide`
Ivory Coast`s UN ambassador warns of growing unrest following disputed poll.
Four million Jewish Holocaust victims named
Israel`s Yad Vashem Holocaust museum announced on Tuesday that it has managed to identify two-thir...
Turkey warns US over Armenia genocide resolution
Turkish govt has warned US that a congressional vote on a resolution recognising the massacre of Arm...
New museum brings lessons of genocide to Mexico
Genocide survivors from Rwanda to Yugoslavia attended the opening.
UN claims possible genocide in DRCongo
The United Nations said acts of genocide may have been committed in the DR Congo.
Cambodian school displays anti-genocide slogans
The high school educates youngsters about murderous Khmer Rouge regime.
UN tones down Congo `genocide` report
UN report accuses Rwandan troops of committing genocide in DR Congo in 1990s.
Four Khmer Rouge leaders indicted for genocide
The UN court decides to "send forward these four accused for trial".
Attacks on Hutus in 1990s could be genocide: UN
A UN report says the attack by Rwandan Army in Congo in the 1990s could be classified as genocide.
Rwanda holds 2nd presidential poll since genocide
For weeks, Rwandan President Paul Kagame has rallied his supporters with thumping pop music and pr...
Int`l Court charges Sudan President with genocide
The International Criminal Court on Monday charged Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir with three coun...
Top Rwanda genocide suspect arrested in Uganda
The suspect is accused of helping to orchestrate the mass killings in Rwanda.
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