Human Rights

Cambodian court upholds sentences of Khmer Rouge chiefs

Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were part of regime responsible for the deaths of up to two million Cambodians.

Rwanda

Catholic bishops apologise for role in Rwanda genocide

Catholic Church in Rwanda says it regrets actions of "all Christians for all forms of wrongs" during massacres in 1994.

Catholic bishops apologise for role in Rwanda genocide

Bosnia

Could a Bosnian Serb become mayor of Srebrenica?

Divided Bosnia fears fresh crisis as genocide-denier claims to have won mayoral race in Srebrenica election.

Srebrenica tense as Bosnian Serb poised to become mayor

Human Rights

US, Iraqi Yazidis accuse ISIL of committing genocide

US State Department says mass graves found in Sinjar are clear evidence ISIL carried out genocide.

Turkey

Pope calls mass killings of Armenians 'genocide'

During his visit to Yerevan, leader of the Catholic Church describes 1915 killing as great catastrophe of last century.

Pope Francis speaks of 'genocide' in Armenia

Armenia

Turkey warns Germany of 'genocide vote' fallout

Erdogan says relations will be "seriously affected" after Germany identifies 1915 Ottoman era killings as "genocide".

Armenia

Germany angers Turkey with 'Armenia genocide' vote

German MPs approve motion describing 1915 killings of Armenians as a "genocide", prompting Ankara to recall ambassador.

War & Conflict

Rwanda: Capturing a vision of hell

The journey photojournalist Jack Picone took across a Rwanda in the grips of genocide still haunts him to this day.

Rwanda: Capturing a vision of hell

Human Rights

Bosnia: Karadzic guilty but will reconciliation follow?

Karadzic sentenced to 40 years in prison - one day for each victim of Srebrenica, but victims cannot forgive his crimes.

Bosnia: Karadzic guilty but will reconciliation follow?

Talk to Al Jazeera

Joshua Oppenheimer: Indonesia's 'regime of fear'

Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on documenting Indonesia's killings of 1965 through the eyes of perpetrators and victims.

Opinion

The Radovan Karadzic verdict will change nothing

In Bosnia, we are as far away from reconciliation as we were before the Radovan Karadzic trial.

Nidzara Ahmetasevic

by Nidzara Ahmetasevic

Nidzara Ahmetasevic

Genocide

Karadzic guilty of genocide

UN judges rule Karadzic is guilty of genocide for the Srebrenica massacre and crimes against humanity in Bosnian war.

Rwanda

DRC extradites Rwandan wanted for 1994 genocide

Ladislas Ntaganzwa stands accused of responsibility for the killing of an estimated 20,000 people during 1994 massacre.

DRC extradites Rwandan wanted for 1994 genocide

Politics

John Kerry: ISIL is guilty of genocide

US Secretary of State John Kerry says armed group committed genocide against Yazidis, Christians and Shia Muslims.

John Kerry: ISIL is guilty of genocide

Opinion

Remembering Dayton: The accord that ended Bosnian war

Yet, it remains a horrible basis for successful state-building.

Riada Asimovic Akyol

by Riada Asimovic Akyol

Riada Asimovic Akyol