Uighur Exiles Push for Court Case Accusing China of Genocide

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

International and regional powers agreed at talks on Tuesday to intensify a military campaign against Islamist militants in the West African Sahel region, with French President Emmanuel Macron saying victory over the jihadists was within grasp.

Militant attacks in the S...

Félicien Kabuga, 84, had been on the run for 23 years, since he was indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda on multiple charges of genocide.

A Nairobi newspaper in 2002 carried a photograph of the fugitive Felicien Kabuga.  Credit...George Mulala/Reut...

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The cemeteries have become easy targets for vandals in Alsace, a region with an uneasy relationship to a troubled wartime past and a penchant for voting far right.

Robert Tornare helps protect the 200-year-old Jewish cemetery in Wintzenheim in eastern France.  Credit......

Sunday, January 27, 2019

(WARSAW, Poland) — The world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday amid a revival of hate-inspired violence and signs that younger generations know less and less about the genocide of Jews, Roma and others during World War II.

In Poland, which was und...

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

French judges have dropped a long-running investigation into the shooting down of a plane carrying the former Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana.

His death in 1994 was a trigger of the genocide.

A French inquiry began four years later at the request of relatives of th...

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Political leaders willing to fight for human rights principles showed that they could limit authoritarian populist agendas, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2018, reviewing events of the past year. When combined with mobilized publics and effective mul...

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Last week, one of France’s most prestigious publishing houses stirred a controversy when it announced its intention to release a 1,000 tome by Louis-Ferdinand Céline, a stellar novelist turned anti-Semitic crank and convicted of collaborating with the Nazis. The volume...