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French judges reject bid to reopen Rwanda genocide case

Paris - French judges have rejected a bid by survivors of Rwanda's genocide to reopen an investigation into claims that French troops were responsible for the deaths of hundreds of people they had promised to rescue.

Five arrested in Rwanda for 'contempt' of UN genocide court

Nairobi - Five people have been arrested in Rwanda for allegedly seeking to bribe and intimidate witnesses in order to overturn a genocide conviction at the UN tribunal in neighbouring Tanzania, the court said Wednesday.

Will Myanmar's military face justice over Rohingya 'genocide'?

Bangkok - A UN probe has called for Myanmar's military leaders to face justice for alleged genocide and crimes against humanity against the Rohingya, but the road to a tribunal will be long and complex, with China likely to block any prosecution of its ally at t...

Bosnian Serb leader denies scale of Srebrenica massacre

Sarajevo - Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik on Tuesday called for a government report on the 1995 Srebrenica massacre to be annulled, in a provocative move that could raise ethnic tensions ahead of October elections.

Hundreds mourn Srebrenica mother who fought for justice

Srebrenica - Hundreds of mourners gathered in eastern Bosnia on Wednesday for the funeral of Hatidza Mehmedovic, a woman who lost her family in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre and became a leading figure in the fight to remember the 8,000 Bosnian Muslims killed.

France upholds life sentences for Rwanda genocide mayors

Paris - A French court on Friday upheld life sentences for two former Rwandan mayors for taking part in the massacre of hundreds of ethnic Tutsis during the country's 1994 genocide.

Armenia ditches normalisation deal with Turkey

Yerevan - The President of Armenia on Thursday ditched agreements that would have normalised relations with Turkey, in the latest blow to efforts to end decades-long enmity between the neighbours.

Yazidi survivor won't return to Iraq for fear of new 'genocide'

Geneva - Farida Abbas Khalaf, one of thousands of Yazidi women abducted, raped and brutalised by Islamic State group fighters, says the jihadists' departure has not made it safe to return to Iraq."Everything is still the same.

Armenia recognises genocide of Yazidis in Iraq

Yerevan - Armenia's parliament on Tuesday passed a resolution recognising the 2014 genocide of Yazidis by the Islamic State group in Iraq and called for an international probe into the crimes.Jihadists murdered thousands in massacres four years ago.

French judges finish probe into attack that sparked Rwanda genocide

Paris - French anti-terror judges have finished their investigation into the missile attack that sparked Rwanda's 1994 genocide and will now decide whether to send the highly sensitive case to trial, legal sources said Thursday.

France closes probe into 1994 attack on Rwanda president

Paris - French anti-terror judges have ended an investigation into the missile attack on a plane that killed former Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, sparking Rwanda's 1994 genocide, legal sources said Thursday.

Myanmar 'planned' Rohingya attacks, possibly 'genocide': UN rights chief

Geneva - The UN rights chief told AFP Monday that Myanmar clearly "planned" violent attacks on its Rohingya minority, causing a mass-exodus, and warned the crackdown could possibly amount to "genocide"."For us, it was clear...

Possible 'elements of genocide' in Myanmar: UN rights chief

Geneva - The UN rights chief called Tuesday for a fresh international investigation into Myanmar's abuses against its Rohingya Muslim minority, warning of possible "elements of genocide".

Possible 'elements of genocide' in Myanmar: UN rights chief

Geneva - The UN rights chief called Tuesday for a fresh international investigation into Myanmar's abuses against its Rohingya Muslim minority, warning of possible "elements of genocide" in the violence.

Madrid opens first global roving Auschwitz exhibit

Madrid - Letters thrown from death trains, tiny children's shoes, a Nazi gas mask... Hundreds of objects from Auschwitz are going on display in Madrid as a roving exhibition on the Nazi extermination camp opens.

Man faces French trial for 'complicity' in Rwanda genocide

Paris - A Rwandan man accused of transporting militiamen to the scene of a massacre during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda will face trial in France for "complicity" in crimes against humanity.

US museum debuts first 3-D holograms of Holocaust survivors

Chicago - Seated onstage at a museum near Chicago, Adina Sella talks about her life as a Holocaust survivor.A group of young school kids is entranced -- all the more so because Sella is not actually there.

France's top court bars access to Rwanda genocide files

Paris - France's highest court ruled Friday that a researcher could be denied access to sensitive archives concerning the 1994 genocide in Rwanda even though they were ostensibly opened to the public in 2015.

France's top court bars access to Rwanda genocide files

Paris - France's highest court ruled Friday that a researcher could be denied access to sensitive archives concerning the 1994 genocide in Rwanda even though they were ostensibly opened to the public in 2015.

Namibia genocide victims battle for compensation

L - On a thin strip of land at the bay of Luederitz in southern Namibia are dozens of gravestones bearing the names of each German soldier killed during a largely forgotten colonial war.

Swedish lawmakers file 'genocide' complaint against Erdogan

Stockholm - A group of Swedish lawmakers said Monday they have filed a legal complaint accusing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in the southeast of his country.

NGOs file Rwanda genocide lawsuit against French bank BNP

Paris - Three non-governmental associations said Thursday that they had filed a lawsuit against BNP Paribas accusing the bank of "complicity" in the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi minority in Rwanda.

Rwanda ex-minister genocide conviction to be reviewed: UN court

Nairobi - A UN tribunal has agreed to review its appeals judgement against a former Rwandan minister found guilty of genocide crimes, a case blocked for months by the detention of one of the court's top judges.

In Armenia, a peace prize .. and a music festival?

New York - A year after Armenians launched a generous new peace prize, the frontman of rockers System of a Down sees more to come in the country -- including perhaps a music festival.

Review: ‘Shingal, Where Are You?’ brings faces of genocide to Hot Docs Special

Hot Docs selection ‘Shingal, Where Are You?’ follows an Iraqi Yazidi family displaced by Daesh, trying to negotiate the safe return of their kidnapped daughter.

Israel PM issues Holocaust day warning

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday threatened to destroy those who call for the destruction of Israel, in a speech to mark the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day.

UK says South Sudan violence amounts to 'genocide'

Entebbe - Targeted killings of specific ethnic groups in South Sudan's civil war amount to "genocide", according to Britain's International Development Minister Priti Patel.

UN court rejects Bosnia's appeal of Serbia genocide ruling

Den Haag - The United Nations' top court on Thursday rejected Bosnia's appeal of a ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide during the 1990s civil war.

Bosnia appeals UN ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

Sarajevo - Bosnia on Thursday asked the United Nations' top court to review its 2007 ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide during the 1990s civil war.

Bosnia to appeal ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

Sarajevo - Bosnia will ask the United Nations' top court to review its 2007 ruling which cleared Serbia of genocide during the country's civil war, Bosnia's Muslim leader said Friday.
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The future outlook of developing nations looks bleak. Should developed nations be held accountable for the genocide?
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Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton.
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton.
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Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, leader of Rwanda's FDU-Inkingi coalition of opposition politial parties.
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Hutu displacement camp prior to Rwandan genocide
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A scene from 'Watchers of the Sky'
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In 1994  800 000 people were killed in 100 days of systematic slaughter....
Rwanda Genocide Memorial In 1994, 800,000 people were killed in 100 days of systematic slaughter. Many sites around Rwanda now stand as memorials to the genocide. The remains of those killed stand as a testament to what took place.
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A scene from 'Watchers of the Sky'
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Yvonne Basebya, Rwandan-born Dutch citizen condemned to six years and eight months in prison in the Netherlands.
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An exhumed mass grave in Potocari  Bosnia and Herzegovina  where key events in the July 1995 Srebren...
An exhumed mass grave in Potocari, Bosnia and Herzegovina, where key events in the July 1995 Srebrenica Massacre unfolded. July 2007
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Rose Seed with the three men in her family  Jeff  Ryan and Liam  in their new life in America in 201...
Rose Seed with the three men in her family, Jeff, Ryan and Liam, in their new life in America in 2014.
The remains of Khmer Rouge genocide victims
The remains of Khmer Rouge genocide victims
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Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton. Seth Muhima Rubarake speaking about the genocide in 1994 agai...
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton. Seth Muhima Rubarake speaking about the genocide in 1994 against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic  center   held responsible for the massacre of over 8 000 Muslim m...
Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic, center, held responsible for the massacre of over 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica in 1995, was arrested by Serbian police.
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Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton.
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton.
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton.
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton.
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton.
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton.
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton.
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton.
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton. Rabbi Shimon Moch.
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton. Rabbi Shimon Moch.
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton. Rev. Brian Kiely and Rev. Audrey Brooks of the Unitarian Chur...
Genocide Memorial Service in Edmonton. Rev. Brian Kiely and Rev. Audrey Brooks of the Unitarian Church of Edmonton.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame  Rabbi Shmuley Boteach  and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel took part in a ...
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel took part in a discussion around genocide this past Sunday at New York's Cooper Square, Great Hall.
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