genocide

New book asks why world ignores repression by Rwandan leader

The 63-year-old Kagame’s high profile is due to his role as the leader of rebels who ended Rwanda's 1994 genocide and rebuilt the country.

published on : 11th April 2021

Israelis stand silent as Holocaust Day marked with siren

Starting at sundown on Wednesday, Israeli television and radio shifted over to Holocaust remembrance broadcasting, and restaurants and other entertainment shut down.

published on : 8th April 2021

AIADMK wants PM to keep promise, support UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka

Raising the issue through a zero-hour mention, AIADMK's Thambidurai said Sri Lankan Tamil people cannot be assured of their fundamental rights without a vote in favour of the resolution.

published on : 23rd March 2021

China blasts US 'evil past of genocide'' at UN rights body

In a brief but sharp statement, Jiang Duan criticised US military interventions abroad that had resulted in “tremendous deaths of civilians”

published on : 18th March 2021

Uyghurs write to UK Parliament against Chinese human rights atrocities

The CFU said that they were encouraged by a discussion on the Indian farmers' protest in the UK Parliament and added that theirs was a much more serious issue.

published on : 13th March 2021

US will speak out forcefully against China committing 'genocide' against Uyghur Muslims: Blinken

The more China hears not just our opprobrium but a chorus of opprobrium from around the world, the better the chance that we'll get some changes, Blinken said.

published on : 11th March 2021

Activists call for solidarity against Beijing's atrocities on Uyghur women

'Uyghur women in China's Xinjiang region were subject to sexual assault, as the nation's continues to impose severe crackdowns against the community'.

published on : 7th March 2021

US has obligation to address Uighur genocide in China's Xinjiang: Nancy Pelosi

Uyghurs make up most of the one million people who the UN estimates have been held in camps in Xinjiang as part of what the central government calls a campaign against terrorism.

published on : 4th March 2021

Xinjiang records sharp drop in birth rate amid growing focus on Uyghur genocide

The figures, which run up until 2019, cited by Hong Kong Free Press, show a decrease in birth rate by around two-thirds within two years.

published on : 1st March 2021

UK's House of Lords vote to bar trade deals with genocidal countries

The proposals were intended as a way around the lack of international action in addressing human rights abuses in countries such as China.

published on : 8th December 2020

Remembrance rap: Musicians Shan Vincent de Paul and Yanchan revisit the Tamil genocide in Sri Lanka

The song’s striking video portrays a haunting scene shot in the middle of a fog-covered lake about three hours north of Toronto, the cinematography for which was handled by Gajan Balan.

published on : 6th December 2020

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
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