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Sheer terror: A Cambodian recalls escape from genocide

Escaping from the Khmer Rouge was a desperate act, a thankful survivor recounts, 40 years later.

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in landmark ruling

Two top leaders of Khmer Rouge were found guilty of genocide Friday, almost 40 years after the fall of a regime that presided over the deaths of a quarter of the population.

'Butcher of Bosnia' found guilty of genocide, jailed for life

The verdict was a 'milestone' for the court and for international justice.
November 23, 2017 | 09:25 am GMT+7

'Mounting evidence' of Myanmar genocide: watchdogs

Rights groups document widespread and systematic attacks on civilians. 
November 16, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

US says holds Myanmar military leaders accountable in Rohingya crisis

Tillerson said Myanmar military is responsible for the crackdown on Rohingya refugees. 
October 19, 2017 | 08:36 am GMT+7

Suu Kyi and Myanmar face chorus of anger over Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi has come under increasing fire over her perceived unwillingness to speak out against the treatment of the Rohingya or chastise the military.
September 05, 2017 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Sweden sentences man to life imprisonment for genocide in Rwanda

A Swedish court sentenced on Monday a 61-year-old man to life in prison for genocide in Rwanda in 1994, the second such case brought by the Nordic country over crimes during the conflict.
May 16, 2016 | 06:16 pm GMT+7

Confronting darkness in Cambodia's Khmer Rouge stronghold

Standing next to cages that once housed political prisoners, former Khmer Rouge foot soldier Tho Lon gets a surprisingly sympathetic hearing from a clutch of students, despite his work for a regime that wiped out a quarter of Cambodia's population.
May 02, 2016 | 10:56 am GMT+7

George Clooney presents Aurora Prize to Burundi humanitarian worker

George Clooney presents Aurora Prize to Marguerite Barankitse, a humanitarian worker from Burundi, at a ceremony in Armenia. A humanitarian worker who survived the Rwandan genocide was awarded the inaugural Aurora Prize at a ceremony presided over by actor George Clooney on Sunday in the Armenian capital Yerevan.Marguerite Barankitse, a Tutsi who saved thousands of lives, many of them children, and cared for orphans and refugees during the Burundi civil war, was awarded a $100,000 grant and will nominate organisations to receive a $1 million award.Clooney is a co-chair of the selection committee of the Aurora Prize For Awakening Humanity, founded on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian massacre and in gratitude to their saviours.The prize will be granted annually to an individual whose actions have had an exceptional impact on preserving human life and advancing humanitarian causes.The inaugural ceremony coincided with the day Armenia commemorated the 101st anniversary of the mass killings of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces.
April 25, 2016 | 11:09 am GMT+7
 
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