“Genocide” in the news
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· Radovan Karadzic Fast Facts →
(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Radovan Karadzic, who was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity related to ethnic violence during the breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s.
· The Intelligence: “At the end of each round, they basically said ‘no, the other side needs to move’”—Brexit impasse →
After more than two decades on the lam, an alleged architect of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide is headed to court.
· Officer who stood by as George Floyd died highlights complex Asian American, black relations →
“The Hmong, Cambodian elders that did not grow up here that are survivors of word genocide — if I can get a 76-year-old grandmother to understand love and accept a gender-nonconforming black, queer teen as family and understand and accept them as who they are, I know that change can happen,” Vaj said.
· My family are Trump voters. During the George Floyd protests, Americans need to face up to some unsavory truths →
Settler colonialism and chattel slavery led to centuries of genocide and reservations and lynchings and Jim Crow.
· French court backs UN trial for Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga →
A French court has ordered Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga to be handed over to a United Nations tribunal for trial.
· Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s tense meeting with Facebook employees: Here’s the transcript →
So from the Holocaust, Erdogan, to the genocide in Myanmar.
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· George Floyd Protests Reignite Debate Over Confederate Statues →
In Oxford, Miss., the words “spiritual genocide,” along with red handprints, were painted on a Confederate monument on the University of Mississippi campus on Saturday, The Oxford Eagle reported.
· How Rwanda genocide suspect spent 25 years on the run →
When Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga was arrested at his home on the outskirts of Paris in mid-May, it marked an abrupt end to a quarter of a century on the run.
· French court backs UN trial for Rwanda genocide suspect →
A Paris appeals court ruled Wednesday that Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, arrested in France after evading police in several countries for 25 years, should be handed over to a UN tribunal in Tanzania to stand trial.
· French court agrees to transfer Rwanda genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga to UN tribunal →
A French court on Wednesday ordered Rwandan genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga be handed over to a United Nations tribunal for trial.