Asia Pacific

Myanmar sets up special legal unit as Rohingya cases loom

The unit will provide advice on international criminal justice as government prepares to defend itself at The Hague.

Myanmar sets up special legal unit as Rohingya cases loom

Rohingya

Myanmar begins court martial after probe into Rohingya atrocities

Army blames soldiers and officers deployed to one village saying they were 'weak in following rules of engagement'.

Myanmar begins court martial after probe into Rohingya atrocities

Turkey

Measure on 'Armenian genocide' blocked again in US Senate

Senator David Perdue prevents resolution, arguing that it would undermine efforts to overcome challenges with Turkey.

Measure on 'Armenian genocide' blocked again in US Senate

Rohingya

Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar against genocide accusation at UN court

Buddhist-majority Myanmar is accused of genocide against Rohingya in a 2017 crackdown by the country's military.

Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar against genocide accusation at UN court

Humanitarian crises

Will cases brought against Myanmar deliver justice to Rohingya?

Genocide case filed at ICJ and Suu Kyi named in lawsuit in Argentina while ICC set to investigate Rohingya crimes.

Will cases brought against Myanmar deliver justice to Rohingya?

Myanmar

Myanmar's Suu Kyi accused of 'horrendous crimes'

Human rights icon Suu Kyi accused of 'tending towards the annihilation of the Rohingya', criminal complaint alleges.

Lawsuit: Aung San Suu Kyi 'committed crimes' against Rohingya

Human Rights

Explainer: What is genocide?

What constitutes 'genocide'? And what persons or groups can be considered victims of it?

Explainer: What is genocide?

Turkey

Turkey rejects US resolution on 'Armenian genocide'

Turkey says US House's decision to call the 20th-century Armenian killings 'genocide' has no historical or legal basis.

'Shameful': Turkey rejects US resolution on 'Armenian genocide'

Cambodia

Cambodia: Senior Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea dies at 93

Known as 'Brother Number Two', Nuon Chea was convicted of genocide by a UN-backed court last year.

Cambodia: Senior Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea dies at 93

The Listening Post

Rewriting Yugoslav history: Serbian war criminals-turned authors

Historical revisionism in former Yugoslavia and how inmates have gone from convicted war criminals to published authors.

Srebrenica

Netherlands has 'very limited liability' for Srebrenica deaths

Dutch Supreme Court lowers liability of the Dutch state in the massacre of 350 Bosniaks during Srebrenica genocide.

Netherlands has 'very limited liability' for Srebrenica deaths

Srebrenica

What are the 10 stages of genocide?

Examining what led to the massacre of thousands of Bosnian Muslims, on the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.

What are the 10 stages of genocide?

Genocide

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide'

Canadian government inquiry finds the deaths of more than 1,000 indigenous women and girls was a national genocide.

Inside Story

Are Rwandans paying a price for peace after the genocide?

President Paul Kagame has overseen an economic boom but critics argue he has stifled dissent and political opposition.

Rwanda

'Never again': 25 years on, Rwanda commemorates genocide victims

Ceremony commemorating killing of 800,000 people in 1994 ushers in week of remembrance, 100 days of national mourning.