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Centre should mark 25 September as 'Malabar Hindu Genocide Day', demands RSS-affiliated think tank
India

Centre should mark 25 September as 'Malabar Hindu Genocide Day', demands RSS-affiliated think tank

The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) formed a three-member committee recently to study the Moplah Rebellion

Pakistan accepts ‘Chinese version’ of treatment of Uighur Muslims in China, says Imran Khan
World

Pakistan accepts ‘Chinese version’ of treatment of Uighur Muslims in China, says Imran Khan

Speaking to journalists as Beijing marked the centenary of the ruling Communist Party, Khan said the Chinese version of the Uighur issue was completely different from what was being reported in Western media

Stories of Rwanda's genocide survivors could illuminate paths for healing from the trauma of COVID-19 pandemic
Lifestyle

Stories of Rwanda's genocide survivors could illuminate paths for healing from the trauma of COVID-19 pandemic

Looking at extreme cases of genocide-related trauma can shed light on the experience of loss, isolation and fear that many people have experienced during the pandemic.

How the Nazis used fusion of alcohol, music with mass murder to normalise, and celebrate, violence
Arts & Culture

How the Nazis used fusion of alcohol, music with mass murder to normalise, and celebrate, violence

Under the Nazi regime, music and song forged community, camaraderie and shared purpose. In unit bars, around campfires and at the killing sites, the addition of music was more than just a form of entertainment. It was also an instrument for promoting a common purpose and bringing people together.

Bangladesh begins relocating Rohingya refugees to floating island; human rights groups oppose process
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Bangladesh begins relocating Rohingya refugees to floating island; human rights groups oppose process

The island's facilities are built to accommodate one lakh people, just a fraction of the million Rohingya Muslims who have fled waves of violent persecution in their native Myanmar and are currently living in crowded, squalid refugee camps

UK public tribunal to probe claims of Uighur 'genocide' in China's Xinjiang region
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UK public tribunal to probe claims of Uighur 'genocide' in China's Xinjiang region

The World Uighur Congress, an international organisation representing Uighur exiles, has provided initial evidence and funding to the London tribunal

From medieval Black Death, a warning: Pandemics can unleash the ugliest in human nature
World

From medieval Black Death, a warning: Pandemics can unleash the ugliest in human nature

The Europe of the Renaissance, founded on reason and scepticism of religious belief, was in many ways birthed by the Black Death. But the murderous impulses that marked its course — genocide, the brutal suppression of heresy, the insistence that disease is divine retribution — are still with us.

75 years after liberation, site of Auschwitz's concentration camps opens doors to survivor families
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75 years after liberation, site of Auschwitz's concentration camps opens doors to survivor families

On 27 January 1945, the Soviet Red Army liberated the Auschwitz death camp in German-occupied Poland. To mark its 75 years, many survivors from across the world were scheduled to travel to this site for official anniversary commemorations.

Aung San Suu Kyi to lead Myanmar defence in genocide against Rohingya Muslims charge at International Court of Justice
World

Aung San Suu Kyi to lead Myanmar defence in genocide against Rohingya Muslims charge at International Court of Justice

Both Gambia and Myanmar are signatories to the 1948 Genocide Convention, which not only prohibits States from committing genocide, but also compels all signatory states to prevent and punish the crime of genocide.

Aung San Suu Kyi 'culpability' in Rohingya abuse in Myanmar an 'open-ended question', says UN investigator
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Aung San Suu Kyi 'culpability' in Rohingya abuse in Myanmar an 'open-ended question', says UN investigator

UN investigators called Tuesday for an expert evaluation of whether Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi can be legally implicated in the abuses committed against the country's Rohingya minority

Pakistan committing ‘systematic genocide’ of minorities, alleges Balochistan's human rights council chief Samad Baloch
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Pakistan committing ‘systematic genocide’ of minorities, alleges Balochistan's human rights council chief Samad Baloch

Calling Pakistan a 'breeding ground' for terrorism, secretary-general of Baloch Human Rights Council, Samad Baloch, on Wednesday said Pakistan is committing 'systematic genocide' of the minorities

What the Fields Remember: Subasri Krishnan on the human cost of the Nellie massacre
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What the Fields Remember: Subasri Krishnan on the human cost of the Nellie massacre

The Nellie massacre is among the bloodiest chapters in the history of India. Yet it remains on the fringes of the nation’s collective memory. Documentary filmmaker Subasri Krishnan’s film What the Fields Remember is an effort to chronicle what is/has been forgotten.

War crimes court rules Khmer Rouge’s slaughter in Cambodia as 'genocide'; sentences two former leaders to life imprisonment
World

War crimes court rules Khmer Rouge’s slaughter in Cambodia as 'genocide'; sentences two former leaders to life imprisonment

Nuon 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.

Facebook apologises for allowing a 'White supremacy' ad run on its platform
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Facebook apologises for allowing a 'White supremacy' ad run on its platform

The ad was labelled provocatively as "White Supremacy - Test" was approved manually at Facebook.

Canada Parliament officially revokes Aung San Suu Kyi's honorary citizenship over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar
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Canada Parliament officially revokes Aung San Suu Kyi's honorary citizenship over Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi is the first person to have her honorary Canadian citizenship revoked.

UN has 'no right to interfere', says Myanmar Army chief as UNSC calls for prosecution for genocide against Rohingya Muslims
World

UN has 'no right to interfere', says Myanmar Army chief as UNSC calls for prosecution for genocide against Rohingya Muslims

The 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.

Canada Parliament declares Myanmar treatment of Rohingya Muslims as genocide; human rights observers laud move
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Canada Parliament declares Myanmar treatment of Rohingya Muslims as genocide; human rights observers laud move

The motion also endorsed the findings of a UN mission that outlines humanitarian crimes against the Rohingya Muslima and other minorities by the Myanmar military.

AHP leader Pravin Togadia says Narendra Modi has 'ditched' farmers, claims their suicides were 'genocide committed by governments'
India

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".

Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize despite UN report on Rohingya crisis, says Norwegian Nobel Committee
World

Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize despite UN report on Rohingya crisis, says Norwegian Nobel Committee

Aung 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.

UN chief Antonio Guterres urges accountability for 'horrendous persecution' of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
World

UN chief Antonio Guterres urges accountability for 'horrendous persecution' of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Tuesday'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.