The abduction of Ukrainian children by Russia is a genocidal crime. Russia, the successor to the Soviet Union, signed up for the Genocide Convention. However, Putin has been indifferent to international laws or norms of any kind in his bid to eliminate Ukraine's democracy and its people. He and other Russian officials involved in genocidal crimes against children should be … [Read more...] about Russian Genocide: Investigation Uncovers Abduction of More Than 13,000 Children
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Prisoners in Ethiopia have experienced a long history of abuse and mistreatment, and new witness testimony and evidence show the brutal treatment of Tigrayans in Ethiopia to the point where this can be considered genocide. Tigrayans, an ethnic group that has dominated the Ethiopian government and military for nearly three decades, have been particularly vulnerable to … [Read more...] about Africa Terror Warning: Ethiopian Genocide on Tigrayan Prisoners Exposed!
Uyghur survivors from Chinese internment camps rallied outside the United Nations office in Geneva last April 25, marking the start of a weeklong protest to get an audience with the UN Human Rights High Commissioner, Michelle Bachelet. Qelbinur Sidiq, Gulbahar Jelilova, Gulbahar Haitiwaji, and Omir Bekali are part of the Uyghur, a predominantly Muslim minority that resides … [Read more...] about Genocide in China: Uyghur Survivors From Chinese Internment Camps Hold Protest Outside UN Geneva Office
The United States has formally recognized the actions of Myanmar's army against the Rohingya minority as genocide and declared them as crimes against humanity. The declaration came during Secretary of State Antony Blinken's address at the Holocaust Memorial Museum on March 21. “Beyond the Holocaust, the United States has concluded that genocide was committed seven times. … [Read more...] about U.S. Declares Myanmar’s Rohingya Atrocities as Genocide
With news of civilian casualties mounting in Russia's invasion of Ukraine, it becomes clear that Russian President Vladimir Putin is deliberately attacking non-combatants as part of his military strategy. The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim Khan, has announced that they have initiated investigations on the alleged war crimes, genocide, and … [Read more...] about Putin Likely To be Charged With Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, ICC Investigating
In a statement, President Joe Biden officially recognized the massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire, modern-day Turkey, as genocide. This could be a potential breaking point in the U.S.'s relationship with Turkey. Yet, the recognition was more than just giving lip service to the horrible events that transpired two decades before the Holocaust. The president's … [Read more...] about Turkey Fumes as Biden Recognizes Armenian Genocide. Now What?
Amidst the violence that is gripping Nigeria, the country's Christians are being targeted by the terrorist group Boko Haram while the rest of the world is largely ignoring the issue. Christians are being singled out for elimination by Boko Haram and Fulani tribesmen. So far in 2020, approximately 1,200 have been killed. In the last five years, the number has reached over … [Read more...] about The World is Turning a Blind Eye to Genocide Against Christians in Nigeria
The senior Guatemalan human rights prosecutor, Judge Jimmy Bremer, has indicted another senior military officer for genocide and crimes against humanity during the country’s civil war. Luis Enrique Mendoza Garcia, who was a senior operations officer under the former regime of General Efrain Rios Montt, will go on trial in March for his role in an operation in the early … [Read more...] about Another senior Guatemalan officer indicted for genocide
"Genocide" is a word sometimes used colloquially for conflicts with large, targeted campaigns and high civilian death rates. It is also used in official capacities, with specific definitions -- in Article II of the UN's "Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide," Genocide is defined: [Genocide is] any of the following acts committed with the intent to destroy, … [Read more...] about Myanmar, the US State Department, and the word ‘Genocide’
This month has marked the seven year anniversary since the rekindling of the civil war between the Kachin people of northern Myanmar/Burma and the Myanmar military. Though the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) has been embroiled in conflict with the government ever since June of 2011, there have been periods of more or less fighting, as well as other conflicts around the country … [Read more...] about Kachin officials publicly accuse Myanmar military of human rights abuses and genocide
As is common with delegations from the country in question, Myanmar/Burma was denied access to the conference regarding the genocide in Burma late last month. The conference in Berlin gathers together leaders and scholars from all over the world, particularly Europe, to discuss and encourage leadership from various countries to take action against the Burmese government for … [Read more...] about Berlin Conference on Myanmar Genocide: Burma/Myanmar denied entry
Genocides, ethnic cleansing, democide -- whatever name affixes itself to the act, there is one thing for certain: it takes a whole lot of work. The sheer amount of resources it takes to violently murder on a mass-scale, and displace, say, 650,000 people, involves a significant amount of resources and time. However, most regimes that decide to carry out these horrendous acts … [Read more...] about The Burmese tools of genocide: Mortars