Genocide

Could violence in Tigray spiral into genocide?
A small number of Tigrayan activists outside the UN in New York
In Depth

Could violence in Tigray spiral into genocide?

Almost 200 civilians killed by Ethiopia and Eritrean military forces in latest human rights abuse in region
8 Apr 2021
Can Aung San Suu Kyi reclaim hero status following Myanmar coup?
Aung San Suu Kyi greets supporters in 2015
Today’s big question

Can Aung San Suu Kyi reclaim hero status following Myanmar coup?

The detained civil leader fell from grace over Rohingya crisis but remains face of nation’s pro-democracy movement
2 Feb 2021
US accuses China of ‘genocide’ against Uighurs
A protestor joins at a rally outside the White House
In Focus

US accuses China of ‘genocide’ against Uighurs

Mike Pompeo warns that the slaughter ‘is on-going’ as MPs vote against amendment to UK-China trade bill
20 Jan 2021
ICC rules out investigation into China’s forced detention of Uighurs
A demonstrator wears a mask showing solidarity with China's Uighur population.
Daily Briefing

ICC rules out investigation into China’s forced detention of Uighurs

Prosecutors’ decision is blow to activists who hoped to use international law to highlight persecution of the Muslim minority
16 Dec 2020
China blanks out map to hide Uighur detention camps
Camp satellite
In Brief

China blanks out map to hide Uighur detention camps

More than 250 newly-built compounds across Xinjiang region appear on western map services
28 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Trump may lose, but Trumpism will go on’
Donald Trump
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Trump may lose, but Trumpism will go on’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 27 July
27 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Britain blames Russia for ‘weird politics’
Vladimir Putin
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Britain blames Russia for ‘weird politics’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 21 July
21 Jul 2020

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Why everyone’s talking about Amal Clooney
Amal Clooney
In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about Amal Clooney

Human rights lawyer is hired by the Maldives in genocide case against Myanmar
27 Feb 2020
UN orders Myanmar to stop Rohingya genocide
Demonstrators call for an end to attacks on Rohingya
In Brief

UN orders Myanmar to stop Rohingya genocide

Landmark ruling ‘obliterates’ any remnants of Aung San Suu Kyi’s international reputation
24 Jan 2020
Myanmar genocide hearings: what you need to know
Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, ICJ
In Depth

Myanmar genocide hearings: what you need to know

Aung San Suu Kyi makes a sensational court appearance in the Hague
10 Dec 2019
The definition of genocide
Kurds, Turkey
In Depth

The definition of genocide

Turkey’s military operations against Kurdish positions in Syria has reopened debate about nature of ethnic cleansing
15 Oct 2019
Cambodia: Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of 1970s genocide
Cambodia, Genocide, Khmer Rouge
In Depth

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of 1970s genocide

Nuon Chea, 92, and Khieu Samphan, 87, get life sentences for role in killing of up to 30% of Cambodian population
16 Nov 2018
Germany’s other genocide: Namibians sue over slaughter
Namibia Germany
In Brief

Germany’s other genocide: Namibians sue over slaughter

Berlin returns remains of massacred indigenous people but descendants still waiting for apology
30 Aug 2018
France ‘complicit’ in Rwandan genocide
French soldiers did little to stop the bloodshed
In Brief

France ‘complicit’ in Rwandan genocide

Independent report concludes French officials obstructed justice in subsequent investigations
14 Dec 2017
Armenian genocide: why the debate rages, a century on
150420-armenia.jpg
In Depth

Armenian genocide: why the debate rages, a century on

Turkey says there was no systematic attempt to wipe out Armenians, but many scholars disagree
20 Apr 2015
Is Ratko Mladic guilty of war crimes and genocide in Bosnia?
Former Bosnian Serb Military Leader Ratko Mladic
In Depth

Is Ratko Mladic guilty of war crimes and genocide in Bosnia?

The 'Butcher of Bosnia' begins his defence today, as court considers charges crimes against humanity
19 May 2014
AFRICA: UN votes as 30 killed in Central African Republic
Anti-Balaka fighters show their weapons outside Bangui
In Brief

AFRICA: UN votes as 30 killed in Central African Republic

At least 30 people, many of them civilians, died in clashes between Christian and Muslim militias this week
11 Apr 2014