genocide

Billboards highlighting Pakistani genocide of Pashtuns appear in Geneva

The Pakistani military establishment through various operations has continued to wreak havoc and injustices on the entire community of the Pashtuns.

published on : 11th September 2019

Rohingya refugees protest exodus, demand rights in Myanmar

The refugees also insisted on receiving Myanmar citizenship and other rights, which the Buddhist-majority nation has refused to grant so far.

published on : 25th August 2019

Rwandan in US who lied about role in 1994 genocide gets 8 years

As a medical student in 1994, Teganya helped soldiers find Tutsis who were hiding at a hospital in Butare so they could be killed or raped, and participated in some of those killings and rapes himself

published on : 2nd July 2019

65 Rohingyas found shipwrecked in Thailand

Some 740,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar since a brutal military crackdown in 2017 against the stateless minority in the Buddhist-majority country.

published on : 12th June 2019

Thousands gather to remember victims of civil war in Sri Lanka

Mullivaikkal Remembrance Forum, an organisation voicing the concern of Tamils vowed to strengthen the call to refer Sri Lanka to the International Crimes Court for alleged war crimes committed then.

published on : 18th May 2019

Sri Lanka marks civil war ten-year anniversary with thousands still missing

On May 18, 2009 government forces brought their no-holds-barred military offensive to an end at a lagoon in the northern coastal district of Mullaittivu with the killing of Velupillai Prabhakaran.

published on : 18th May 2019

Christian persecution in Middle East close to genocide: Report

It shows that a century ago, Christians comprised 20 per cent of the population in the Middle East and north Africa, but since then the proportion has fallen to less than 4 per cent, or roughly 15 mil

published on : 3rd May 2019

UN genocide adviser says all information received indicates Myanmar cleansing Rohingyas 

The UN adviser on preventing genocide has said that all information he has received indicates the Myanmar government intended to get rid of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.

published on : 14th March 2018

Armenian 'genocide': All you need to know about the disputed massacres of 1915-17

Armenians say up to 1.5 million of their kin were killed between 1915 and 1917, and have long sought international recognition that this was genocide.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Turkey raps Dutch diplomat over Armenian 'genocide' vote

Armenians have long sought recognition that some 1.5 million of their people were killed in a genocidal campaign in World War I by Ottoman forces to wipe them out in Anatolia. 

published on : 23rd February 2018

Turkey summons Dutch charge d'affaires over Armenian 'genocide' vote

Ankara has long rejected the term 'genocide' for describing the mass killings.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Pakistan military started 'genocide' of 1971, says Bangladesh PM Hasina

Sheikh Hasina hit out at Pakistan, saying its Army launched a "heinous" military operation in 1971 which triggered a "genocide" during the liberation war, killing 3 million innocent people.     

published on : 22nd September 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron says Rohingya crisis in Myanmar is 'genocide'

Macron's use of the word "genocide" marks his strongest verbal attack yet on the military drive against the Rohingya.

published on : 21st September 2017

Turkish President Erdogan accuses Myanmar of 'genocide' against Rohingyas

Erdogan said he would bring up the issue at the next UN General Assembly in New York later this month.

published on : 2nd September 2017

Pope begs God's forgiveness for Church sins during Rwanda genocide

Rwanda had asked the Church to apologise for the role some Catholic priests and religious figures played in the 1994 Rwanda genocide.

published on : 20th March 2017