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#Genocide

# genocide - Thursday 22 September, 2022

Tribunal rejects last surviving 91-year-old Khmer Rouge leader’s appeal in final session
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Tribunal rejects last surviving 91-year-old Khmer Rouge leader’s appeal in final session

Sep 22nd 2022, 7:41 AM 18,996 Views 3 Comments

Khieu Samphan and two other defendants were convicted over a reign of terror that caused the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people.

# genocide - Friday 8 July, 2022

Thousands march in Bosnia in memory of Srebrenica massacre
# Srebrenica
# Srebrenica

Thousands march in Bosnia in memory of Srebrenica massacre

Jul 8th 2022, 8:15 PM 11,866 Views 6 Comments

The 1995 slaughter is Europe’s only acknowledged genocide since the Second World War.

# genocide - Monday 4 April, 2022

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

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

Apr 4th 2022, 6:55 PM 21,964 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.

# genocide - Monday 21 March, 2022

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

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

Mar 21st 2022, 7:40 PM 5,928 Views 1 Comment

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

# genocide - Monday 7 February, 2022

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

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

Feb 7th 2022, 2:35 PM 34,900 Views 57 Comments

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

# genocide - Friday 28 May, 2021

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

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

May 28th 2021, 11:17 AM 18,711 Views 60 Comments

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

# genocide - Thursday 27 May, 2021

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

Macron admits to French guilt over role in 1994 Rwandan genocide

May 27th 2021, 2:18 PM 11,773 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.

# genocide - Friday 25 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 25th 2020, 2:07 PM 26,910 Views 0 Comments

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

# genocide - Saturday 11 July, 2020

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

Bosnia marks 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre

Jul 11th 2020, 7:32 PM 18,210 Views 19 Comments

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

# genocide - Friday 29 May, 2020

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

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

May 29th 2020, 3:26 PM 57,197 Views 86 Comments

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

# genocide - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 30th 2019, 8:27 AM 19,028 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.

# genocide - Sunday 7 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 7th 2019, 11:00 AM 12,041 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
# Kwibuka 25
# Kwibuka 25

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

Apr 7th 2019, 8:46 AM 11,228 Views 49 Comments

The killing lasted for almost three months.

# genocide - Friday 16 November, 2018

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

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling

Nov 16th 2018, 7:36 AM 22,049 Views 38 Comments

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

# genocide - Thursday 25 October, 2018

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

UN says genocide is 'ongoing' against Rohingya Muslims

Oct 25th 2018, 7:14 AM 6,207 Views 15 Comments

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

# genocide - Saturday 25 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 25th 2018, 2:52 PM 5,540 Views 7 Comments

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

# genocide - Monday 4 December, 2017

13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes

Dec 4th 2017, 7:05 PM 11,967 Views 12 Comments

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

# genocide - Thursday 23 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 23rd 2017, 6:20 AM 14,080 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.

# genocide - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 22nd 2017, 1:45 PM 46,474 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.

# genocide - Monday 11 September, 2017

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

Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors

Sep 11th 2017, 10:30 PM 25,314 Views 22 Comments

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

# genocide - Saturday 2 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 2nd 2017, 2:10 PM 34,056 Views 54 Comments

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

# genocide - Friday 14 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 14th 2017, 3:23 PM 9,452 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.

# genocide - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Young girl who featured on 2004 Trócaire box visits Ireland to say thank you
# Where The Money Goes
# Where The Money Goes

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

Mar 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 22,705 Views 13 Comments

Josiane is now working for the charity in Rwanda.

# genocide - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

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

Aug 30th 2016, 5:37 PM 15,197 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
# Genocide
# Genocide

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

Aug 30th 2016, 3:40 PM 25,956 Views 84 Comments

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

# genocide - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Radovan Karadzic found guilty of genocide and jailed for 40 years
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Radovan Karadzic found guilty of genocide and jailed for 40 years

Mar 24th 2016, 6:01 PM 18,112 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.

# genocide - Saturday 5 December, 2015

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

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 26,587 Views 25 Comments

Claims that French soldiers ignored Rwandans pleas in 1994 killings.

# genocide - Saturday 18 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 952 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.

# genocide - Saturday 11 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 11th 2015, 7:05 PM 33,627 Views 91 Comments

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

# genocide - Friday 24 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 371 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.

# genocide - Monday 13 April, 2015

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

A massive row is brewing between Turkey and the Vatican

Apr 13th 2015, 7:54 AM 14,056 Views 71 Comments

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

# genocide - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Serbia did not commit genocide in Croatia
# Explainer
# Explainer

Serbia did not commit genocide in Croatia

Feb 3rd 2015, 10:50 AM 14,079 Views 73 Comments

The case was heard at the International Court of Justice.

# genocide - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 1st 2014, 1:15 PM 78 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.

# genocide - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Britain has started airdropping food and water to besieged Yazidi
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Britain has started airdropping food and water to besieged Yazidi

Aug 10th 2014, 10:56 AM 6,885 Views 63 Comments

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

# genocide - Saturday 9 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 9th 2014, 6:08 PM 6,788 Views 55 Comments

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

# genocide - Thursday 7 August, 2014

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

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity

Aug 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,895 Views 15 Comments

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

# genocide - Thursday 12 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 211 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.

# genocide - Monday 19 May, 2014

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

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

May 19th 2014, 8:46 AM 5,447 Views 62 Comments

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

# genocide - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 31 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.

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