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#Genocide

From TheJournal.ie 'A grave mistake': Turkey rejects US recognition of Armenian genocide Genocide

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Rwanda and the world marks 25 years since a genocide that saw more than 800,000 people slaughtered Kwibuka 25
From TheJournal.ie Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling Genocide

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling

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

From TheJournal.ie UN says genocide is 'ongoing' against Rohingya Muslims Myanmar

UN says genocide is 'ongoing' against Rohingya Muslims

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

From TheJournal.ie Rohingya refugees protest for 'justice' on first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown Genocide

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes War Crimes

13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Old men and children were taken out and never came back': Dublin based survivor recalls genocide Bosnia War

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica? Genocide This post contains videos

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors Genocide

Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors

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

From TheJournal.ie Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive Rohingya

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dáil called on to condemn persecution of Christians in the Middle East Public Condemnation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Young girl who featured on 2004 Trócaire box visits Ireland to say thank you Where The Money Goes

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

Josiane is now working for the charity in Rwanda.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State mass graves reveal thousands of dead bodies and extent of horror Genocide

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Radovan Karadzic found guilty of genocide and jailed for 40 years War Crimes

Radovan Karadzic found guilty of genocide and jailed for 40 years

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

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

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

Claims that French soldiers ignored Rwandans pleas in 1994 killings.

From TheJournal.ie 'Old, frail, repentant… But still a criminal: The bookkeeper of Auschwitz should die in prison' Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Serbian PM stoned while attending commemoration for victims of massacre Srebrenica

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Armenia remembers its genocide, but struggles to keep up with the Kardashians Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A massive row is brewing between Turkey and the Vatican Genocide

A massive row is brewing between Turkey and the Vatican

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

From TheJournal.ie Serbia did not commit genocide in Croatia Explainer

Serbia did not commit genocide in Croatia

The case was heard at the International Court of Justice.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The threat of Ebola and the 'Responsibility to Protect' United Nations

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Britain has started airdropping food and water to besieged Yazidi Islamic State

Britain has started airdropping food and water to besieged Yazidi

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

From TheJournal.ie No end in sight: Obama warns that new US intervention in Iraq is a "long-term project" Back In Iraq

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity Genocide

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Bosnian Serb ex-army chief's defence case opens against charges of genocide War Crimes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: The forgotten crises that don't make the evening news still deserve our attention Poverty

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Memories of the genocide drew screams and wails that echoed around the stadium' Rwanda

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda? 20 Years On

20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda?

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

From TheJournal.ie Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide Commemorations

Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide

The French President has since released a statement.

From TheJournal.ie 20 Years On: Rwandans learn to live beside the men who killed their children Let The Devil Sleep

20 Years On: Rwandans learn to live beside the men who killed their children

Today, survivors and perpetrators come together to learn how to live side by side so their country can move towards reconciliation.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Rwanda ... 20 years on, has the unforgettable country been forgotten? Rwandan Genocide

Column: Rwanda ... 20 years on, has the unforgettable country been forgotten?

Nearly one million people died in 100 days during the Rwandan genocide – an atrocity on a scale that horrified the world. But, asks John Fitzsimons, what have we really learned?

From TheJournal.ie Number of child soldiers in CAR has nearly doubled since March Central African Republic

Number of child soldiers in CAR has nearly doubled since March

The country is now “on the verge of genocide”.

From TheJournal.ie Central African Republic is 'on verge of genocide' Warning

Central African Republic is 'on verge of genocide'

“You have seven surgeons for a population of five million, an infant mortality rate of 25 per cent… and 1.5 million people who have nothing”.

From TheJournal.ie In world first, Guatemala convicts former president of genocide Guatemala

In world first, Guatemala convicts former president of genocide

Efrain Rios Montt was convicted of genocide and war crimes in a ruling arising from massacres of indigenous people in the 1980s.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Famine 'Tribunal' to probe if it was crime against humanity Famine

Irish Famine 'Tribunal' to probe if it was crime against humanity

New York and Dublin law faculties to test the case, under current international law, against the-then British government for the tragedy in which one million Irish people died.

From TheJournal.ie Cambodia genocide defendant ruled unfit for trial Cambodia

Cambodia genocide defendant ruled unfit for trial

Ieng Thirith, the notorious regime’s highest ranking woman, had been charged with crimes against humanity, genocide, homicide, torture and religious persecution.

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