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Nov 16, 2018
War crimes court rules Khmer Rouge’s slaughter in Cambodia as 'genocide'; sentences two former leaders to life imprisonmentNuon Chea, 92, and Khieu Samphan, 87, the last surviving senior leaders of the communist group that brutally ruled Cambodia in the late 1970s, have been sentenced to life imprisonment. They are already serving life sentences after being convicted in a previous 2011-2014 trial of crimes against humanity connected with forced transfers and disappearances of masses of people.
Nov 04, 2018
Facebook apologises for allowing a 'White supremacy' ad run on its platformThe ad was labelled provocatively as "White Supremacy - Test" was approved manually at Facebook.
Oct 03, 2018
Canada Parliament officially revokes Aung San Suu Kyi's honorary citizenship over Rohingya crisis in MyanmarAung San Suu Kyi is the first person to have her honorary Canadian citizenship revoked.
Sep 24, 2018
UN has 'no right to interfere', says Myanmar Army chief as UNSC calls for prosecution for genocide against Rohingya MuslimsThe defiant response is the army chief's first public reaction since a UN fact-finding mission urged the Security Council to refer Myanmar's top military brass to ICC.
Sep 21, 2018
Canada Parliament declares Myanmar treatment of Rohingya Muslims as genocide; human rights observers laud moveThe motion also endorsed the findings of a UN mission that outlines humanitarian crimes against the Rohingya Muslima and other minorities by the Myanmar military.
Sep 19, 2018
AHP leader Pravin Togadia says Narendra Modi has 'ditched' farmers, claims their suicides were 'genocide committed by governments'Pravin Togadia said if the government was not paying heed to their peaceful protests, cultivators "should pick up sticks".
Aug 31, 2018
Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize despite UN report on Rohingya crisis, says Norwegian Nobel CommitteeAung San Suu Kyi, who leads the Myanmar government and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for campaigning for democracy, has been criticised for failing to speak out against the army crackdown in Rakhine State.
Aug 29, 2018
UN chief Antonio Guterres urges accountability for 'horrendous persecution' of Rohingya Muslims in MyanmarTuesday's council meeting, commemorating the one-year anniversary of Myanmar's latest violent crackdown that led about 700,000 Rohingya to flee, reflected the deep division over addressing the Rohingya crisis.
Aug 28, 2018
BJP, SAD accuse Congress for involvement in 1984 anti-Sikh riots, criticise Amarinder Singh for defending Rahul GandhiThe BJP and SAD alleged that the Opposition party's entire apparatus was involved in the genocide and they could not be absolved of their sins. They further claimed that then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi tried to justify it by saying that when a giant tree falls, the earth below shakes.
Jul 07, 2018
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to get ID cards, UN says move aimed at preserving their right to return to MyanmarThe plastic IDs, issued jointly by the Bangladesh government and the UNHCR to the Rohingya refugees, contain a number of anti-fraud features.