genocide

UN has 'no right to interfere'

Myanmar's powerful army chief says the United Nations has no right to interfere in his country's sovereignty, a week after UN investigators called for him and other top generals to be...

March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019

Mapping genocide in Khulna

War leaves its traces everywhere, be it in the form of memories or mass graves.

September 25, 2018
September 25, 2018

UN has 'no right to interfere'

Myanmar's powerful army chief says the United Nations has no right to interfere in his country's sovereignty, a week after UN investigators called for him and other top generals to be...

August 29, 2018
August 29, 2018

Myanmar's military must be tried for genocide

We thank the UN for exercising due diligence by issuing the strongest condemnation to date of the Myanmar military. We laud the UN fact-finding mission for holding the leadership of the Myanmar...

May 18, 2018
May 18, 2018

UN mulls sending international war crimes probe to Gaza

The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council to meet Friday for deciding whether to send international war crimes investigators to probe the deadly shootings of Gaza protesters by Israeli forces.

March 11, 2018
March 11, 2018

UN plans to amass evidence on genocide on Rohingyas

United Nations Special Adviser on Genocide Prevention Adama Dieng says the UN planned to amass evidence of genocide on Rohingyas through a judicial investigation.

March 8, 2018
March 8, 2018

US Holocaust museum rescinds award to Suu Kyi

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum has rescinded its top award to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi because of her failure to condemn and stop military attacks on her country's minority Rohingya...

November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017

Call it genocide

The UN calls the Myanmar army's aggression against the Rohingya “ethnic cleansing”. “Ethnic cleansing” is a term invented by Slobodan Milosevic. It's a euphemism for forced displacement...

October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017

Citizen body to probe genocide in Rakhine

Eminent individuals form a citizen body to investigate genocide in Myanmar’s Rakhine that has led to exodus of over 520,000 Rohingya refugees.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

German MPs recognise Armenian 'genocide' amid Turkish fury

The German parliament approves a resolution declaring that the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One was a "genocide".

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

Turkish envoy leaves Dhaka amid reports of withdrawal

Turkish envoy to Bangladesh leaves Dhaka amid media reports that he has been withdrawn in response to the execution of top war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.