THE HAGUE, Jan 23: The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Rohingya population from atrocities, a ruling hailed as a “triumph of international justice” by the tiny African country that brought the case.
THE HAGUE, Dec 10: Gambia’s legal team described mass rapes, the burning of families in their homes and killing of dozens of Muslim Rohingya children with knives as it set out its genocide case against Myanmar at the U.N.’s International Court of Justice on Tuesday.
After 30 years in power, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been arrested and deposed by the military, following nearly four months of protests against his rule. The army has also taken over the country for the next two years and imposed a three-month state of emergency, plunging the nation into new uncertainty.
KIGALI, April 7: Rwandans gathered on Sunday to begin a solemn commemoration of the lives of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, a three-month-killing spree that began 25 years ago.
JUBA, Nov 25: After coming face to face with "unpredictable" gun-waving children almost 25 years ago, the former commander of the failed U.N. peacekeeping mission during the Rwandan genocide dedicated his life to eliminating the use of children as weapons of war.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Nov 16 : The last surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge that brutally ruled Cambodia in the 1970s were convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes Friday by an international tribunal.
OTTAWA, Sept 18: More than 100 legal experts, civil-society organizations and human-rights advocates are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government to declare the violent campaign against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar genocide.
GENEVA, Aug 27: Investigators working for the U.N.’s top human rights body said Monday that Myanmar military leaders should be prosecuted for genocide against Rohingya Muslims, taking the unusual step of identifying six by name among those behind deadly, systematic crimes against the ethnic minority.
TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Israel of “genocide” after 59 people were killed in violent clashes which erupted in response to Donald Trump’s move to relocate the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.