One of Rwanda's most wanted genocide suspects arrested in South Africa after 22 years on run 

Fulgence Kayishema and others allegedly murdered more than 2,000 Tutsi men, women and children who had taken refuge in a Catholic church in Nyange in Kivumu district.

published on : 25th May 2023

California assembly urges US Congress to recognise 1984 anti-Sikh violence as genocide

The resolution was introduced by Assembly Member Jasmeet Kaur Bains, the first-ever elected Sikh member of the state assembly, on March 22, and was passed unanimously on Monday.

published on : 12th April 2023

'Disappear from Earth': Mass graves, unclaimed bodies haunt town in DR Congo

Fabrice, a Kishishe resident, said that M23 rebels forced him to dig graves, but explained that the rebels had cremated some of their victims. He said that he had witnessed 33 killings.

published on : 11th April 2023

Why 1971 Bangladesh genocide is not recognised by UN 

On December 9, 1948, the international community formally adopted a definition of genocide within the 1948 convention – essentially enshrining the message of "never again" in international law.

published on : 29th January 2023

British MPs talk about ‘genocide’ of  Kashmiri pandits

Speaking at the event, MP Jonathan Lord, Woking, said that just as we must never forget about the Holocaust, we must not forget this.

published on : 28th January 2023

Genocide probe against Peru president

The nation is convulsing under waves of protests by followers of deposed president Pedro Castillo demanding to snap national polls.

published on : 16th January 2023

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