The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report on Monday.
Rwanda began a week of solemn ceremonies on Sunday to commemorate the lives of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, a three-month-killing spree that began 25 years ago.
“What they experienced was so totally barbaric that even now we find many are reporting symptoms associated with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” said Yvonne Kayiteshonga, Mental Health Division Manager at the Ministry of Health.
The Rwandan genocide began 25 years ago. However, the deadly repercussions are still being felt. One only has to look to the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.
So why now, after resisting membership for more than 20 years, has Malaysia decided to join the International Criminal Court? Renee Jeffrey explains this change of heart.
If the genocide did not happen, would Phnom Penh city be on par with Singapore, Bangkok or Kuala Lumpur?
Without the genocide survivors, Cambodia would lose all that is required to be a nation. But remembrance itself is questionable, as it could be interpreted differently by different generations.
The UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal on Friday convicted two surviving Khmer Rouge leaders – Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan – to life imprisonment for genocide in case 002/02.
November 16, 2018, is a historical date – not only for Cambodia but also for all humanity. It gives hope that all perpetrators of mass crimes, regardless of who they are, will be punished. A small step has been taken in Phnom Penh in this long march towards international criminal justice.
Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi is due to attend the November 11-15 Singapore meeting.
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia on Nov. 16 will announce its judgement on former Khmer Rouge leaders.
UN human rights chief warns that possible acts of “ethnic cleansing” against the Rohingya could fuel a religious-based conflict.
Myanmar’s government and entirely out-of-touch military have soiled themselves again, over the Rohingya issue, of course.
UN High Commissioner: that attacks on the Rohingya were “well thought out and planned”.
Myanmar’s security forces may be guilty of genocide against the Rohingya, the UN’s top human rights official said.
A UN tribunal convicts former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The tribunal’s seven judges, comprising legal and human rights experts, handed down the preliminary judgement after hearings took place in Kuala Lumpur.