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Col Colm Doyle: Bucha shows that Putin's aim is the collective punishment of Ukraine's people
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Col Colm Doyle: Bucha shows that Putin's aim is the collective punishment of Ukraine's people

Apr 4th 2022, 6:55 PM 21,898 Views 43 Comments

Retired Colonel Colm Doyle, who served with the EU in Bosnia, looks at the recent horrors in Bucha and what can be done to bring perpetrators to justice.

Myanmar's military oppression of Rohingya was a genocide, US declares
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Myanmar's military oppression of Rohingya was a genocide, US declares

Mar 21st 2022, 7:40 PM 5,916 Views 1 Comment

The declaration is intended to both generate international pressure and lay the groundwork for potential legal action.

Downing Street calls Jimmy Carr's Holocaust joke ‘deeply disturbing’ and 'unacceptable'
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Downing Street calls Jimmy Carr's Holocaust joke ‘deeply disturbing’ and 'unacceptable'

Feb 7th 2022, 2:35 PM 34,861 Views 57 Comments

A spokesperson for the UK government said it is “toughening measures” for online platforms that don’t tackle harmful content.

Germany says it committed genocide in Namibia during colonial rule; promises €1bn in reparations
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Germany says it committed genocide in Namibia during colonial rule; promises €1bn in reparations

May 28th 2021, 11:17 AM 18,680 Views 60 Comments

Berlin will spend £918 million on development projects in Namibia.

Macron admits to French guilt over role in 1994 Rwandan genocide
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Macron admits to French guilt over role in 1994 Rwandan genocide

May 27th 2021, 2:18 PM 11,760 Views 7 Comments

The French president stopped short of an apology but recognised that France bears ‘an overwhelming responsibility’ for the killing of 800,000 people.

Hotel Rwanda hero charged with terror offences after being 'tricked' into boarding plane to Rwanda
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Hotel Rwanda hero charged with terror offences after being 'tricked' into boarding plane to Rwanda

Sep 25th 2020, 2:07 PM 26,904 Views 0 Comments

If convicted, Paul Rusesabagina faces a maximum of 25 years in prison.

Bosnia marks 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre
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Bosnia marks 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre

Jul 11th 2020, 7:32 PM 18,199 Views 19 Comments

Simon Coveney said Irish people should “remember this event for what it was: an appalling act of genocide”

Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide
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Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide

May 29th 2020, 3:26 PM 56,933 Views 86 Comments

The false message being shared on Facebook claims they are due to appear before a human rights tribunal next week.

'A grave mistake': Turkey rejects US recognition of Armenian genocide
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'A grave mistake': Turkey rejects US recognition of Armenian genocide

Oct 30th 2019, 8:27 AM 19,009 Views 27 Comments

The Armenians say the mass killings of their people from 1915 to 1917 amounted to genocide, a claim recognised by some 30 countries.

Opinion: 25 years on from the Rwanda genocide. Can we make sure it never happens again?
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Opinion: 25 years on from the Rwanda genocide. Can we make sure it never happens again?

Apr 7th 2019, 11:00 AM 12,037 Views 29 Comments

187 million people were killed through genocide and state-sanctioned mass murder, in the 20th century, writes Cian Matthew Kearns.

Rwanda and the world marks 25 years since a genocide that saw more than 800,000 people slaughtered
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Rwanda and the world marks 25 years since a genocide that saw more than 800,000 people slaughtered

Apr 7th 2019, 8:46 AM 11,219 Views 49 Comments

The killing lasted for almost three months.

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling
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Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling

Nov 16th 2018, 7:36 AM 22,040 Views 38 Comments

The “reign of terror” left some two million Cambodians dead from overwork, starvation and mass executions.

UN says genocide is 'ongoing' against Rohingya Muslims
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UN says genocide is 'ongoing' against Rohingya Muslims

Oct 25th 2018, 7:14 AM 6,201 Views 15 Comments

Myanmar has rejected accusations that its military committed atrocities in a crackdown last year.

Rohingya refugees protest for 'justice' on first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown
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Rohingya refugees protest for 'justice' on first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown

Aug 25th 2018, 2:52 PM 5,539 Views 7 Comments

The Myanmar military crackdown sparked a mass exodus of 700,000 to camps in Bangladesh.

13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes
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13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes

Dec 4th 2017, 7:05 PM 11,954 Views 12 Comments

The 13 are suspected of “murders, torture, rapes, persecutions and expulsions” of civilians.

'Old men and children were taken out and never came back': Dublin based survivor recalls genocide
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'Old men and children were taken out and never came back': Dublin based survivor recalls genocide

Nov 23rd 2017, 6:20 AM 14,057 Views 16 Comments

Suad Mujkić, who lives in Blanchardsown, was nine years old when the Bosnian Serb Army, led my Ratko Mladic, invaded Srebrenica in 1995.

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?
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Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?

Nov 22nd 2017, 1:45 PM 46,399 Views 82 Comments

Timeline in pictures and video: on the day Ratko Mladic is imprisoned for life, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.

Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors
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Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors

Sep 11th 2017, 10:30 PM 25,295 Views 22 Comments

The murders are alleged to have happened during the summer months.

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive
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Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive

Sep 2nd 2017, 2:10 PM 34,034 Views 54 Comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Dáil called on to condemn persecution of Christians in the Middle East
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Dáil called on to condemn persecution of Christians in the Middle East

Apr 14th 2017, 3:23 PM 9,440 Views 80 Comments

TD Mattie McGrath says that he and other deputies have been trying to get the Dáil to issue an explicit motion on the issue.

Young girl who featured on 2004 Trócaire box visits Ireland to say thank you
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Young girl who featured on 2004 Trócaire box visits Ireland to say thank you

Mar 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 22,686 Views 13 Comments

Josiane is now working for the charity in Rwanda.

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Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

Aug 30th 2016, 5:37 PM 15,184 Views 64 Comments

The Bóthar ‘Ark’ will fly from Shannon Airport to mark its 25th anniversary

Islamic State mass graves reveal thousands of dead bodies and extent of horror
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Islamic State mass graves reveal thousands of dead bodies and extent of horror

Aug 30th 2016, 3:40 PM 25,942 Views 84 Comments

As IS territory shrinks the grim process of recovering the dead can begin.

Radovan Karadzic found guilty of genocide and jailed for 40 years
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Radovan Karadzic found guilty of genocide and jailed for 40 years

Mar 24th 2016, 6:01 PM 18,102 Views 20 Comments

The former Bosnian Serb leader was sentenced to four decades in jail over the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II.

Memories of the genocide: 'I said to myself that if the whites abandoned us we would all be killed'
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Memories of the genocide: 'I said to myself that if the whites abandoned us we would all be killed'

Dec 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 26,547 Views 25 Comments

Claims that French soldiers ignored Rwandans pleas in 1994 killings.

'Old, frail, repentant… But still a criminal: The bookkeeper of Auschwitz should die in prison'
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'Old, frail, repentant… But still a criminal: The bookkeeper of Auschwitz should die in prison'

Jul 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 939 Views 76 Comments

Oskar Gröning looks like he could be a kindly grandfather. He probably is. But he also volunteered to serve in one of the greatest murder camps ever constructed.

WATCH: Serbian PM stoned while attending commemoration for victims of massacre
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WATCH: Serbian PM stoned while attending commemoration for victims of massacre

Jul 11th 2015, 7:05 PM 33,612 Views 91 Comments

More than 1,000 of the bodies of those killed are yet to be recovered.

Armenia remembers its genocide, but struggles to keep up with the Kardashians
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Armenia remembers its genocide, but struggles to keep up with the Kardashians

Apr 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 351 Views 20 Comments

The Kardashians have helped to make today’s commemorations newsworthy – but, after the circus, Armenia will continue to suffer from miserable poverty.

A massive row is brewing between Turkey and the Vatican
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A massive row is brewing between Turkey and the Vatican

Apr 13th 2015, 7:54 AM 14,045 Views 71 Comments

Pope Francis referred to the mass murder of Armenians 100 years ago as a “genocide”.

Serbia did not commit genocide in Croatia
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Serbia did not commit genocide in Croatia

Feb 3rd 2015, 10:50 AM 14,063 Views 73 Comments

The case was heard at the International Court of Justice.

Opinion: The threat of Ebola and the 'Responsibility to Protect'
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Opinion: The threat of Ebola and the 'Responsibility to Protect'

Oct 1st 2014, 1:15 PM 67 Views 14 Comments

The international community is pouring its efforts into containing the criminal militancy of Isis, but we should turn our attention to funding Ebola emergency relief.

Britain has started airdropping food and water to besieged Yazidi
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Britain has started airdropping food and water to besieged Yazidi

Aug 10th 2014, 10:56 AM 6,876 Views 63 Comments

US forces said they had “successfully (conducted) four airstrikes to defend Yazidi civilians being indiscriminately attacked”.

No end in sight: Obama warns that new US intervention in Iraq is a "long-term project"
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No end in sight: Obama warns that new US intervention in Iraq is a "long-term project"

Aug 9th 2014, 6:08 PM 6,779 Views 55 Comments

Air strikes began yesterday and don’t look like ending any time soon.

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity
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Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity

Aug 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,878 Views 15 Comments

Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea were charged with crimes against humanity, genocide, religious persecution, homicide and torture.

Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history
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Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history

Jun 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 201 Views 24 Comments

Anne Frank never lived to tell her tale but we can honour her memory, and that of all the murdered, by challenging anti-Semitism where we find it.

Bosnian Serb ex-army chief's defence case opens against charges of genocide
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Bosnian Serb ex-army chief's defence case opens against charges of genocide

May 19th 2014, 8:46 AM 5,435 Views 62 Comments

Ratko Mladic faces 11 charges for his role in Bosnia’s brutal 1992-95 conflict in which 100,000 people died.

Column: The forgotten crises that don't make the evening news still deserve our attention
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Column: The forgotten crises that don't make the evening news still deserve our attention

Apr 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 30 Views 18 Comments

In marking the 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, we should also look to conflicts in Central African Republic and South Sudan, writes Joe Costello TD.

Column: 'Memories of the genocide drew screams and wails that echoed around the stadium'
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Column: 'Memories of the genocide drew screams and wails that echoed around the stadium'

Apr 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 50 Views 8 Comments

The atmosphere in Rwanda as it remembers its horrific genocide of 20 years ago has been equal parts sombre and hopeful, writes Karen Power.

20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda?
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20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda?

Apr 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 9,287 Views 32 Comments

The humanitarian aid community learned its lessons, but what about the political world?

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