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Belgian court convicts Rwandan official for genocide

Belgian court convicts Rwandan official for genocide

A Brussels court found a former Rwandan official guilty of genocide Thursday after hearing of his role in the 1994 massacres in his country. Fabien Neretse, who protested his innocence, is the first person to be convicted in Belgium on such a charge and he n

US Congress recognizes Armenian genocide

US Congress recognizes Armenian genocide

The US Congress on Thursday formally recognized the 1915-1917 murder of up to 1.5 million Armenians as genocide.The Senate's passage of the repeatedly stalled resolution is expected to anger Turkey, which denies there was a genocidal mass murder, insisting th

US Congress recognizes Armenian genocide

US Congress recognizes Armenian genocide

The US Congress on Thursday formally recognized the 1915-1917 murder of up to 1.5 million Armenians as genocide.The Senate's passage of the repeatedly stalled resolution is expected to anger Turkey, which denies there was a genocidal mass murder, insisting th

Suu Kyi criticised for 'silence' over Myanmar genocide claims

Suu Kyi criticised for 'silence' over Myanmar genocide claims

The Gambia condemned Aung San Suu Kyi's "silence" over the plight of Rohingya Muslims on Thursday after the Nobel Peace Prize laureate defended Myanmar against genocide charges at the UN's top court.Lawyers for the mostly Muslim African country said her ar

Suu Kyi slammed for 'silence' over Myanmar genocide claims

Suu Kyi slammed for 'silence' over Myanmar genocide claims

The Gambia hit out Thursday at Aung San Suu Kyi's "silence" over the plight of Rohingya Muslims after the Nobel peace laureate defended Myanmar against genocide charges at the UN's top court.Lawyers for the African country said her arguments that Myanmar'