How one powerful act of kindness saved a father from execution | nzherald.co.nz

Her father was sentenced to be executed during the Cambodian genocide but in a unexpected twist of fate his life was spared. For the first time, South Auckland doctor Rebecca Ly shares her family’s deeply moving story of courage and kindness. Full story: http://nzh.tw/12354405 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq … Read more How one powerful act of kindness saved a father from execution | nzherald.co.nz

The governor of Beirut Marwan Abboud : “This is like a genocide against the Lebanese people”

The governor of Beirut, Marwan Abboud, was interviewed by France 24 Arabic journalist Mirna Jammal. They talked about the destruction, air pollution, President Macron’s visit, how to protect Lebanese cultural heritage. Asked how the guilty should be punished, the former judge said “harshly”, because it is a “Lebanese genocide”.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE … Read more The governor of Beirut Marwan Abboud : “This is like a genocide against the Lebanese people”

“Forgotten Victims: the Nazi Genocide of the Roma and the Sinti” Exhibition opening

The exhibition draws upon The Wiener Holocaust Library’s collections of material on the genocide to uncover the story of this little-known aspect of Nazi persecution. Through the stories of the victims and survivors of the Nazi campaign against the Roma, the exhibition traces the history of persecution and mass murder at the hands of the … Read more “Forgotten Victims: the Nazi Genocide of the Roma and the Sinti” Exhibition opening

6th Anniversary of the genocidal campaign against the Yazidi Minority (3 August 2020)

Join LIVE United Nations officials, government representatives and Yazidi advocates including @NadiaMuradBasee and Barrister Amal Clooney in commemorating the 6th anniversary of the Yazidi Genocide. Restoring the Yazidi Community in Iraq in the Aftermath of the Genocidal Campaign. On August 3rd 2014, the so-called Islamic State (ISIL) began a genocidal campaign against the Yazidi ethno-religious … Read more 6th Anniversary of the genocidal campaign against the Yazidi Minority (3 August 2020)

Brazil medics seek ICC probe of Bolsonaro gov’t COVID-19 response

Brazil’s president is being taken to court over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. A coalition of health professionals wants the International Criminal Court to investigate Jair Bolsonaro’s government for crimes against humanity and genocide. Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiev reports from Rio de Janeiro. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Brazil medics seek ICC probe of Bolsonaro gov’t COVID-19 response

What China has been up to under the cover of coronavirus

Global power dynamics are changing, the world order re-shaping; the risk of escalation is everywhere, as further strategic and ideological confrontation looms. This is Xi Jinping’s assertive new nationalism happening. Gone, the “bide your time” deference of pre-superpower status. Welcome to China’s brave new world. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) If you’ve been a little distracted by the … Read more What China has been up to under the cover of coronavirus

Christopher Columbus statues removed in Chicago

Two statues were removed overnight from separate parks in Chicago, according to CBS WBBM, after an executive order by the city’s Democratic mayor, Lori Lightfoot. Native American activists have long objected to honoring Columbus, saying his expeditions to the Americas led to the colonization and genocide of their ancestors. Several statues of Columbus have been … Read more Christopher Columbus statues removed in Chicago

Why more than a million Uighurs are being held in camps in China

In Xinjiang province, China, more than a million Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being held in “re-education” camps which the Chinese government claims are benign vocational centres teaching useful career skills. But former camp detainees have described them as de facto prisons implementing mass brainwashing and obedience to the Communist party. As more evidence … Read more Why more than a million Uighurs are being held in camps in China

China is pursuing ‘demographic genocide’ against Uighurs, leading scholar says

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Adrian Zenz, a German scholar behind a chilling series of revelations about China’s policies against the Uighur minority, said Beijing was pursuing “demographic genocide” through the use of mass forced sterilisation campaigns. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: … Read more China is pursuing ‘demographic genocide’ against Uighurs, leading scholar says

MP Accuses China of the ‘Most Technologically Advanced Genocide’ | Good Morning Britain

China has faced widespread criticism over its treatment of Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang region, after footage of handcuffed and blindfolded prisoners being loaded onto trains emerged. It has denied that it operates sterilisation programmes, forced labour and ‘re-education’ camps. Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Broadcast on 23/07/2020 Like, follow and subscribe to Good Morning … Read more MP Accuses China of the ‘Most Technologically Advanced Genocide’ | Good Morning Britain

UK ratchets up criticism of China over Uighurs, Hong Kong

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has accused China of gross and egregious human rights abuses against its Muslim Uighur population in the western province of Xinjiang. Rights groups say around one-million ethnic Uighur are being held in so-called re-education camps to purge them of their faith and identity. In response, the Chinese ambassador to the … Read more UK ratchets up criticism of China over Uighurs, Hong Kong

What is happening to the Uighurs? Exiled Uighurs push for ‘genocide’ investigation – BBC Newsnight

A group of Uighurs in exile have submitted evidence to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, urging the prosecutor to investigate. [This report contains distressing testimony.] Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F Uighur exiles have submitted evidence to the International Criminal Court in the Hague an urging the prosecutor to investigate senior Chinese leaders, … Read more What is happening to the Uighurs? Exiled Uighurs push for ‘genocide’ investigation – BBC Newsnight

Should Britain Pay for Its Slavery-Related Past? | Good Morning Britain

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley says Caribbean countries affected by crimes of native genocide and African enslavement are calling for more than an apology from some European states and commercial enterprises for their role in the Atlantic slave trade and the practice of chattel slavery. She said there was a need for “a written and … Read more Should Britain Pay for Its Slavery-Related Past? | Good Morning Britain

The Darfur migrants still seeking safety and economic security in UK – BBC News

It is 17 years since the Darfur conflict began in western Sudan. It led to hundreds of thousands of deaths and charges of genocide against Sudan’s former president. The worst of the violence was more than a decade ago and the UK has granted asylum to some of those fleeing continuing instability in Darfur. However … Read more The Darfur migrants still seeking safety and economic security in UK – BBC News

Survivors recount Bosnia’s Srebrenica genocide, 25 years on

Thousands of men and boys killed in Bosnia were under the protection of Dutch UN troops. The Serb forces used bulldozers to throw the bodies in numerous mass graves. Their remains are still being searched for. About 30,000 Bosniak women and children were deported in just two days. Thousands of women and girls were raped. … Read more Survivors recount Bosnia’s Srebrenica genocide, 25 years on