Topic: genocide

KIGALI, Rwanda (CNN) — Paul Rusesabagina, who saved hundreds of Rwandans during the genocide by sheltering them in the hotel he managed, and saw his story made into the Hollywood film “Hotel Rwanda,” was arrested on Monday, August[...]

THE HAGUE (Deutsche Welle) — Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared at the United Nations International Court of Justice in The Hague on Tuesday, December 10, to defend her country’s military from allegations of[...]

By Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi Between 1894 and 1924, the number of Christians in Asia Minor fell from some 3-4 million to just tens of thousands — from 20 percent of the area’s population to under 2%. Turkey has long attributed[...]

OSLO, Norway (The Guardian) — The Nobel laureates Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have called on the world to protect victims of wartime sexual violence as they angrily criticized indifference to the plight of women and children in[...]

LOS ANGELES — University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith participated Friday, December 7, at a special event at the United Nations marking the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the[...]

By Hannah Beech PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (New York Times) — Many of the foot soldiers for the Khmer Rouge remain in Cambodia’s remote reaches, each with a chronicle of the horror-soaked years in which Pol Pot and his Communist disciples[...]

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (The Hindu) — Aurora Prize Laureate Kyaw Hla Aung, a noted lawyer and activist from Myanmar, this week announced he would donate his $1 million award money towards humanitarian relief work among Rohingya refugees. He[...]

WATERTOWN – The effects of the Armenian Genocide on successive generations are comprehensive, yet too often only the destruction of human life is considered and not the accompanying cultural effects. Two legal experts, Karnig[...]

BOSTON – Many prominent Massachusetts politicians will join the Armenian community of Boston in commemorating the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on Friday morning, April 20 in the historic State House. The Massachusetts[...]

DETROIT — On April 24, Fr. Garabed Kochakian led a commemoration of the Armenian Genocide at St. John Armenian Church of Greater Detroit. This year, a new monument stood adjacent to the 1915 Martyr’s Monument, and with it, a new[...]