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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's public use of the insult "the leftovers of the sword" in referring to survivors of the massacres of Christians in his country is alarming on many levels. The phrase not only insults the victims and the survivors of the massacres...

Genocide Watch has published its first Timestream presentation, a new educational tool created by Ntrepid LLC.  Timestreams on other genocides will follow.

The Rohingya Timestream covers the history of the genocide and forced displacement of the Rohingya in Myanmar.  It...

NIGERIA (BP) -- Militant Fulani herdsmen killed at least 25 Christians in several attacks in Nigeria's Middle Belt in April as the local government did little to intervene, Morning Star News reported.

The unfettered attacks could lead to a regional civil war in Nigeria'...

At least three boats carrying Rohingya refugees have been adrift for more than two months. As of this week, rights groups that had been tracking the boats lost sight of them.

The belongings of Rohingya refugees lying on the shore last month as their boat remained anchor...

A boat carrying suspected ethnic Rohingya migrants is seen detained in Malaysian territorial waters, in Langkawi, Malaysia on April 5, 2020. File Photo: Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency/Handout via Reuters

Pushing hundreds of starving and persecuted Rohingya refuge...

April 28, 2020

Desecrated Yezidi graves in Afrin, Syria cemetery.  credit: Edzina Foundation

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Turkish-backed armed groups continue to desecrate property belonging to the Yezidi minority in Afrin, northern Syria. 

Cemeteries, religious shrines and Yezidi cemet...

Years of strife left a generation traumatized. India’s clampdown disrupted daily life. Now the battle against the coronavirus has further isolated and scarred a people with little access to help. [Genocide Watch comment: INTENTIONALLY CAUSING SERIOUS BODILY OR MENTAL H...

The historic Jama Masjid of Delhi, one of the largest mosques in India, remained closed ahead of the start of the holy month of Ramadan. (Pallava Bagla/Corbis/Getty Images)

NEW DELHI — On a bright morning earlier this month, a former army officer was riding his motorcyc...

April 16, 2020

Houses in a village that were burnt out in a Fulani attack. Credit: BarnabasFund

JOS, Nigeria: Six children and a pregnant woman were among nine people that Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed in north-central Nigeria Tuesday night (April 14), sources said.

About a dozen herds...

April 14, 2020

Muslim Fulani herdsmen decapitate two Christians in Benue state.

Mourners at a funeral for Christians murdered by Islamic militants in Nigeria   (AFP or licensors)

JOS, Nigeria, April 14, 2020 (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria decapitated two Christ...

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