Genocide

Iraq Adopts New Law To Assist Survivors Of The Daesh Genocide

9 hours ago   |   Forbes

On March 1, 2021, the Iraqi parliament passed the The Yazidi Survivors Bill, a law aimed at providing assistance to survivors of the Daesh atrocities. In 2014, Daesh, a terror...
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Leaked Chinese report suggests it is forcing Uighurs to take jobs thousands of miles away to change the demographics of their homeland

Leaked Chinese report suggests it is forcing Uighurs to take jobs thousands of miles away to change the demographics of their homeland

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A leaked report for Chinese officials suggests Beijing is offering Uighurs jobs thousands of miles from their homeland, and pressuring them to accept, in...
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The Good Samaritan on Trial for Terrorism

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Long hailed for his bravery during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, Paul Rusesabagina is now charged with being an insurgent leader. Did Rwanda change, or did he?
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Criminal Inquiries Loom Over al-Assad's Use of Chemical Arms in Syria

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Investigations in France and Germany could lead to prosecutions of President Bashar al-Assad and members of his upper echelon over chemical weapons attacks, one of the Syrian...
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What Is Universal Jurisdiction?

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Universal jurisdiction, the idea that any nation's courts can try people for atrocities committed anywhere, has gained as a tool of human rights lawyers battling impunity.
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Ethiopia's War Leads to Ethnic Cleansing in Tigray Region, U.S. Report Says

6 days ago   |   NY Times

A confidential U.S. government report found that people in Tigray are being driven from their homes in a war begun by Ethiopia, an American ally - posing President Biden's...
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Dutch parliament: China's treatment of Uighurs is genocide

Dutch parliament: China's treatment of Uighurs is genocide

6 days ago   |   New York Post

AMSTERDAM - The Dutch parliament on Thursday passed a non-binding motion saying the treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority in China amounts to genocide, the first such move by...
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Guatemalan genocide survivors march for justice

6 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Survivors and families of victims of a 36-year civil war call on court to reverse closure of peace institutions.
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Dutch parliament says China's treatment of Uighurs is genocide

7 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

The Dutch motion says China's actions in Xinjiang, including birth control measures, fall under UN genocide convention.
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Paul Kagame Celebrated ‘Hotel Rwanda'-Until Its Hero Criticized Him

Paul Kagame Celebrated ‘Hotel Rwanda'-Until Its Hero Criticized Him

7 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

Rwanda's president once welcomed the Hollywood film. His recent attacks on the movie and its protagonist show that his government cannot handle dissent.
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Texas power grid operator overcharged companies $16B during winter freeze

Texas power grid operator overcharged companies $16B during winter freeze

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas made a massive error that resulted in $16 billion in overcharges last month when millions of residents were left without power after a... Read more ...

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

SAN ANTONIO - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 33 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 107-102 on Thursday night and snap a... Read more ...

Creighton's Greg McDermott suspended indefinitely for ‘plantation' comments

Creighton's Greg McDermott suspended indefinitely for ‘plantation' comments

Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott has been suspended from all team activities indefinitely for his “plantation” comments last week, the school athletic director... Read more ...

Lightning top Blackhawks on Hedman's horn-beating OT goal

Lightning top Blackhawks on Hedman's horn-beating OT goal

CHICAGO - Victor Hedman scored 4:59 into overtime, with the puck barely over the line at the horn, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night... Read more ...

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Matt Martin scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Thursday night in the opener of a three-game series. Read more ...

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

PITTSBURGH - Philadelphia Flyers coach Alain Vigneault pointed to his team's three-game set in Pittsburgh as a potential turning point. A chance to figure out just where the... Read more ...

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

BOSTON - Jayson Tatum had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics won their fourth straight game, outlasting the short-handed Toronto Raptors 132-125 on Thursday night. Read more ...

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

Dr. Mark Rupp says the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are all "tremendously effective" against COVID-19. Read more ...

Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with...

Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with Capitol riots

Summary List Placement The FBI arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide appointed by former President Donald Trump, in connection with the January 6 Capitol... Read more ...

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Franz Wagner scored 19 points, Hunter Dickinson added 14 and No. 2 Michigan wrapped up the Big Ten title with a 69-50 victory over rival Michigan State on... Read more ...