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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'

Myanmar's Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at top UN court

Myanmar's Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at top UN court

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi rejected allegations of genocide against Myanmar in the UN's top court Wednesday, despite admitting the army may have used excessive force against Rohingya Muslims.Suu Kyi denied "misleading and incomplete" claims by Th

95 Rohingya in Myanmar face jail as Hague hears 'genocide' case

95 Rohingya in Myanmar face jail as Hague hears 'genocide' case

Nearly 100 Rohingya appeared in a Myanmar court Wednesday after being arrested for trying to flee persecution, their lawyer said, as leader Aung San Suu Kyi addressed the UN's top court to deny allegations of a genocidal campaign against the ethnic minority.O