02 Sep 2022

Germany rejects new negotiations over Namibia genocide

Six years ago, Germany and Namibia entered into negotiations about a formal apology for the colonial-era killings of tens of thousands of the Herero and Nama people. There was a draft agreement in may of 2021, however, neither governments have signed it. The document drew loud criticism from both politicians

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21 Mar 2022

Biden administration formally determines Myanmar’s military committed genocide

On Sunday, a US official told CNN that the Biden administration has formally determined that Myanmar’s activity constituted genocide and crimes against humanity, namely against the Rohingya population. US Secretary of State Atony Blinken is set to publicly announce the determination, which has been advocated for by human rights groups

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28 May 2021

Germany will pay Namibia $1.3bn as it formally recognizes colonial-era genocide

Over 100 years after the German colonial power committed crimes in present-day Namibia, Germany has recognized the crimes against the Herero and Nama ethnic groups as genocide. Namibia and descendants of the victims will be supported by Germany with the equivalent of $1.3 billion. The monetary support is for reconstruction,

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10 Sep 2020

Myanmar soldiers confess to mass murder of Rohingya Muslims in new video

A new video released through a human rights group includes the confessions of two Myanmar military deserters who allegedly perpetrated the mass killing and rape of Rohingya Muslims in 2017. The footage of the soldiers represents the first admission by former members of the Myanmar military detailing operations that specifically

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11 Nov 2019

Myanmar Genocide Lawsuit Is Filed at United Nations Court

On Monday, Gambia commenced legal action against the government of Myanmar for their purge of Rohingya Muslims residing in the country. Thousands of the minority group of Rohingya Muslims fled the country following a campaign of rape, arson, and killing. The lawsuit was filed at the International Court of Justice

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27 Aug 2018

Myanmar Generals Should Face Genocide Charges, U.N. Panel Says

“Myanmar’s army commander and other top generals should face trial in an international court for genocide against Rohingya Muslims and for crimes against humanity targeting other ethnic minorities, United Nations experts said on Monday after a yearlong investigation. Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, the commander in chief of Myanmar’s army,

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