Rappler's latest stories on genocide
The court hands down a 64-page judgment confirming the decision to throw out a probe against members of Rwandan President Paul Kagame's entourage
Augustin Bizimana, one of the top suspects wanted over Rwanda's 1994 genocide, is believed to have died almost 20 years ago
Felicien Kabuga is accused of creating the notorious Interahamwe militia that carried out massacres in the 1994 genocide
The Armenians seek international recognition that the mass killings of their people under the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1917 amounted to genocide. They say 1.5 million died.
Burmese Rohingya Organization UK (BROUK) dismisses the findings as a 'blatant PR exercise'
Gambia’s request to the ICJ for 'provisional measures' can sound like modest, polite legal parlance.... The request is in fact an urgent cry to the world to end impunity and punish genocide in Myanmar.
'Judge Myanmar against the template of European pogroms, the Europe wide Holocaust,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
Turkey strongly denies the accusation of genocide and says that both Armenians and Turks died as a result of the First World War
The rally marks two years since the Rohingya fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar forces
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks come after France held its first 'national day of commemoration of the Armenian genocide'
If Emmanuel Macron accepts, he will become only the second French president to visit the country since the genocide, which still poisons relations between the two nations
'Let this be a message to other perpetrators of mass atrocities, even those at the highest levels, including former heads of state, that such actions will not be tolerated and they will ultimately be brought to justice,' says US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert
The events covered by the verdict span the 4 years of the Pol Pot regime and include extensive crimes against humanity
Facebook has since deleted the category, apologized, and said it shouldn't have existed in the first place
Marzuki Darusman, chair of the UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, says that beyond mass killings, the conflict include the ostracization of the targeted population, prevention of births, and widespread displacement in camps
Lawyers for former Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana's widow Agathe call the prosecutors' move 'unacceptable' and 'largely politically motivated'
No country, organization or group has the 'right to interfere in and make decision over sovereignty of a country,' military-run newspaper Myawady quotes Min Aung Hlaing as telling troops in a speech on Sunday
Youk Chhang receives the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2018 for his work gathering and preserving evidence of the Khmer Rouge abuses
(UPDATED) A UN-backed fact-finding mission into violations in Myanmar said the country's 'top military generals, including Commander-in-Chief Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing, must be investigated and prosecuted for genocide in the north of Rakhine State'
(UPDATED) Bangladesh and Myanmar are supposed to begin repatriation in January but the plan is repeatedly delayed as both sides blame the other for a lack of preparation
President Rodrigo Duterte also defends Aung San Suu Kyi from criticism over human rights abuses against the Rohingya
The Museum says it is rescinding the award due to Aung San Suu Kyi's inaction over what it called 'mounting evidence of genocide' committed by the Myanmar military against civilians from the Rohingya minority
But acting Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag quickly tempers the motion, saying even though the ruling 4-party coalition voted for the motion, the government will 'restrain' itself
Facebook’s virtual coercive is one of division, competing realities and a lack of mutual acceptance. In Facebook’s virtual coercive, fiction is reality and lies can validate.
To the families of the victims of the Bosnian War, Ratko Mladic will forever be associated with the bloody 44-month siege of Sarajevo and the 1995 massacre of 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica
(UPDATED) The court finds him guilty on 10 counts including genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the 1992-1995 war that killed 100,000 people and displaced 2.2 million
The man, who remains a hero to many in Serbia, has denied 11 counts including genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 1992-1995 war
Myanmar security forces slit the throats of Muslim Rohingya, burned victims alive, and gang-raped women and girls, according to two separate reports detailing mounting evidence of genocide
Khieu Samphan one of the Khmer Rouge s few public faces as its head of state claims he was not part of the killing machine that decimated nearly a quarter of Cambodia s population
South Sudan s Information Minister Michael Makuei slams International Development Minister Priti Patel s comments as unfortunate and misleading
The Rome Statute is precisely designed to demolish the wall of impunity with which state officials commit human rights violations, like the ones occurring on a virtually daily basis in our midst
The Philippines effectively domesticated the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court when it enacted Republic Act 9851 – the commander in chief can be held liable for crimes against humanity
The request for revision would be forwarded to the Hague based International Court of Justice next week – just a few days before a 10 year deadline expires
Myanmar s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has described the situation as under control and asked the international community to stop stoking the fires of resentment
More than 4 years after Ratko Mladic s trial opened at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia ICTY in The Hague prosecutors will begin 3 days of closing arguments and will likely call for a long jail term
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak criticizes the Myanmar democracy icon of keeping silent on the plight of Rohingya genocide
The decision delivers a blow to their hopes of release as they face a second trial for genocide
Here are 4 issues that President Joko Widodo avoided discussing in his State of the Nation address despite the fact that they have put Indonesia under the international spotlight
Warcrimes prosecutors also appeal the sentence asking the court to put Karadzic behind bars for life
The decision of the judges does not bear any practical effect on those accused as it is not a criminal court but it is a bi for survivors and families of victims who have not been compensated
It is not an objective statement that conforms with reality says Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canlikli
I pray here with pain in my heart that such tragedies will not happen again that humanity does not forget and knows how to overcome evil with good says Pope Francis
5th UPDATE A furious Turkey recalls its ambassador to Germany and also summons Berlin s charge d affaires to a meeting in Ankara
In 1998 the court handed down its first life sentences and included rape and sexual violence in acts of genocide
Poland accuses Russia of downing a Polish presidential jet in 2010 in what it calls an act of terrorism sparking an immediate retort from Moscow
Extremists ‘are determined to decimate Christian populations ’ Filipino bishops say after the murder of 4 of Mother Teresa’s sisters
Jean Uwinkindi is found guilty in Kigali s High Court of genocide and extermination as a crime against humanity during the 100 day massacre that began in April 1994 and left 800 000 dead
The UN backed court is an attempt to administer belated justice to the regime s victims and promote reconciliation in the still scarred nation
A bomb rigged mass grave believed to hold the remains of more than 120 people killed by the Islamic State group is found in north Iraq