Tag: genocide

The Rwandan genocide orphans, now grown up, found a place where their tears were dried

Rwanda’s genocide, sparked by the assassination of the president, lasted around 100 days. More than 95,000 children were orphaned, the United Nations estimates, and around 300,000 children were killed.

Rwandan man jailed for life for genocide crimes

Clement Uwiringiyimana | KIGALI A Rwandan man accused of leading and coordinating attacks on minority Tutsis during Rwanda's 1994 genocide has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the mass slaughter,...

Land haunts Germany's effort to atone for Africa genocide

"What we want is our land," said 74-year-old Alex Kaubtauuapela, whose parents survived the extermination of 80 percent of the community.

UN fails to broker arms embargo in South Sudan

Failure to reach an agreement comes despite warnings by U.N. officials of a possible genocide in the world's newest state

UN expected to vote on South Sudan arms embargo

Many fear that failure to implement the arms embargo could spark a possible genocide in the world's newest country

Genocide feared in South Sudan

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon fears genocide may start in the world's newest country and renews plea for arms embargo