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# genocide - Monday 4 December, 2017

13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes

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

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 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.

# genocide - Monday 11 September, 2017

Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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"

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

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

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

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

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.

# genocide - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

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.

# genocide - Monday 7 April, 2014

20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda?

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

Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide

The French President has since released a statement.

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.

# genocide - Friday 4 April, 2014

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?

# genocide - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Number of child soldiers in CAR has nearly doubled since March

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

# genocide - Thursday 21 November, 2013

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”.

# genocide - Saturday 11 May, 2013

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.

# genocide - Saturday 20 April, 2013

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.

# genocide - Thursday 13 September, 2012

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.

# genocide - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Belgian premier apologises for WWII deportation of 25,000 Jews

The Belgian Prime Minister said the country has been “complicit in the most abominable crime” by deporting tens of thousands of Jewish people to Nazi concentration camps during the war.

# genocide - Monday 18 June, 2012

Ratko Mladic trial suspended by court - again

The trial had originally been suspended on 17 May and was due to resume next week.

# genocide - Monday 11 June, 2012

Karadzic asks judges to dismiss his genocide case

Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic claimed he could not have foreseen the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica, in which 8,000 Muslim men and boys were slaughtered in a round of ethnic cleansing.

# genocide - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Mladic war crimes trial to resume with first witness on 25 June

Lawyers for the so-called Butcher of Bosnia were refused their request for a six-month delay.

# genocide - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Ratko Mladic goes on trial for war crimes…20 years later

The Bosnian Serb commander is accused of leading a bloody campaign of ethnic cleansing.

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