Genocide

Muhajir Congress demands Pakistan's apology for 1971 genocide

Muhajir Congress demands Pakistan's apology for 1971 genocide

Pakistan must tender an unconditional apology to Bangladesh for the "genocide" committed by its troops during the 1971 war, a group claiming to speak for refugees has demanded.

Dec 15, 2017, 12:07 PM IST

Timeline: UN tribunal to give verdict in genocide trial of Ratko Mladic

The U.N. war crimes tribunal for former Yugoslavia delivers its verdict on Wednesday in the trial of Ratko Mladic, the ex-Bosnian Serb military commander charged with genocide and crimes against humanity in Bosnia`s 1992-95 war.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:20 AM IST
Myanmar says no 'ethnic cleansing,' genocide against Muslims

Myanmar says no 'ethnic cleansing,' genocide against Muslims

Myanmar's UN ambassador insisted Monday that there is no "ethnic cleansing" or genocide taking place against Muslims and objected "in the strongest terms" to countries that used those words to describe the situation in Rakhine State.

Sep 26, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

UN court to review Rwanda genocide conviction

Augustin Ngirabatware was convicted for his role in Rwanda`s 1994 genocide in which an estimated 800,000 people were killed.

Jun 20, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
India rejects Ontario Assembly's move to call 1984 anti-Sikh riots as 'genocide'

India rejects Ontario Assembly's move to call 1984 anti-Sikh riots as 'genocide'

The Indian government on Thursday strongly rejected the motion passed by the legislative assembly of Ontorio in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. 

Apr 07, 2017, 21:44 PM IST

Malaysia PM to attend rally condemning Myanmar violence

The gathering, which will take place in an yet-to-be announced location on Sunday, will involve politicians, NGOs and "all concerned with the issue" the official told AFP, without giving further details.

Nov 29, 2016, 16:49 PM IST
Baloch activists hold protest against Pakistan in Germany, say "PM Modi Balochistan loves you"

Baloch activists hold protest against Pakistan in Germany, say "PM Modi Balochistan loves you"

The Pakistani Army's savagery in Balochistan is nothing new but its scale is said to have intensified after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Independence Day.

Aug 31, 2016, 09:38 AM IST
Pakistan's Hizbul Mujahideen chief accuse India of 'genocide' in Kashmir

Pakistan's Hizbul Mujahideen chief accuse India of 'genocide' in Kashmir

Militants in Pakistan-administered Kashmir accused New Delhi of 'genocide' Wednesday, after days of clashes left 32 people dead and hundreds wounded on the Indian side of the heavily-militarised frontier.

Jul 13, 2016, 20:55 PM IST

Yazidi victim demands genocide trial for IS leaders

The Yazidis, neither Muslim nor Arab, are an ancient religious minority of more than half a million people concentrated near the Syrian border in northern Iraq.

Jun 28, 2016, 09:04 AM IST

Pope denounces Armenian `genocide` in Yerevan visit

Pope Francis on Friday denounced the mass killing of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman forces as "genocide", risking Turkey`s fury as he met Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian.

Jun 24, 2016, 22:08 PM IST

Islamic State committing genocide against Yazidis: UN

Islamic State is committing the crime of genocide against the Yazidis in Syria and Iraq, seeking to destroy the ethno-religious group of 400,000 people through killings, sexual slavery and other crimes, United Nations investigators said on Thursday.

Jun 16, 2016, 15:39 PM IST

Italy outlaws Holocaust denial, incitement to racial hatred

Denying the World War II Nazi Holocaust is now a crime in Italy punishable with between two and six years in jail after the Parliament outlawed incitement to racial hatred.

Jun 09, 2016, 22:45 PM IST

Erdogan blasts `tainted blood` of German MPs over genocide vote

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused German lawmakers of Turkish origin in the German parliament of having "tainted blood" after they backed a resolution recognising massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as genocide.

Jun 09, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

Turkey `recalls ambassador` over German genocide resolution

Turkey has recalled its ambassador to Berlin after the German parliament passed a contentious resolution describing the 1915 killings of Armenians as genocide, the state-run Anatolia news agency reported, quoting the Turkish prime minister.

Jun 02, 2016, 18:32 PM IST
Germany calls 1915 massacre a 'genocide', Turkey calls it 'historic mistake'

Germany calls 1915 massacre a 'genocide', Turkey calls it 'historic mistake'

The German parliament, despite a barrage of pressure from the Turkish government, on Thursday approved a symbolic resolution that declares the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces a "genocide". Turkey was equally scathing, calling the resolution a "historic mistake".

Jun 02, 2016, 18:20 PM IST

Germany risks Turkish fury with genocide vote

German lawmakers prepared to pass a resolution Thursday recognising the World War I massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces as genocide, as Turkey warned the vote would test the "friendship" between Berlin and Ankara.

Jun 02, 2016, 14:53 PM IST
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic guilty of Srebrenica massacre, jailed for 40 years

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic guilty of Srebrenica massacre, jailed for 40 years

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was convicted by UN judges of genocide for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, the worst war crime in Europe since World War Two, and sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Mar 25, 2016, 03:09 AM IST
Islamic State committed genocide against Christians, Yazidis and Shia Muslims: United States

Islamic State committed genocide against Christians, Yazidis and Shia Muslims: United States

The Islamic State militant group has committed genocide against minority Christians and Yazidis as well as Shi`ite Muslims, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday, a finding that is unlikely to greatly change U.S. policy toward the group.

Mar 17, 2016, 21:02 PM IST
Islamic State persecution of Christians, Yazidis, a genocide: Hillary Clinton

Islamic State persecution of Christians, Yazidis, a genocide: Hillary Clinton

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said that Islamic State violence against Christians, Iraqi Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Middle East was genocide.

Dec 30, 2015, 09:02 AM IST

Cambodia tribunal charges former Khmer Rouge cadre with genocide

The official, Yim Tith, also faces counts of murder and violating the Geneva Convention for his alleged role in Pol Pot`s government.

Dec 09, 2015, 19:55 PM IST