Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga arrested in Paris region

Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, who is accused of funding militias that massacred about 800,000 people, was arrested on Saturday near Paris after 25 years on the run, the French justice ministry said. 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: http://www.france24.com Subscribe … Read more Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga arrested in Paris region

Amal Clooney Warns Human Rights Abuse During Covid-19 Pandemic

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney warns the coronavirus pandemic is being used by governments to seize power and exacerbate abuses. In a video conference with an Australian parliamentary committee, she urged MPs to pass so-called Magnitsky Act, a law that will sanction human rights violators and ban international criminals from entry into the country. “Governments … Read more Amal Clooney Warns Human Rights Abuse During Covid-19 Pandemic

UN’s top human rights envoy to Myanmar steps down

The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, is stepping down after spending six years raising the alarm on atrocities committed against the Rohingya minority. In her final report, Lee said the military’s actions bore the “hallmarks of genocide” and accused the civilian government of doing nothing to change things. Al Jazeera’s … Read more UN’s top human rights envoy to Myanmar steps down

Why is Myanmar stepping up attacks on ethnic rebel groups? I Inside Story

There has been much attention on the Myanmar military’s campaign against the Rohingya Muslim minority. But over the past few weeks, the Myanmar army hass stepped up attacks on ethnic armed groups such as the Arakan Army, who are mainly Buddhist fighters fighting for greater autonomy. The UN says air strikes and shelling have killed … Read more Why is Myanmar stepping up attacks on ethnic rebel groups? I Inside Story

Coronavirus Pandemic: Tunisia begins manufacturing hydroxychloroquine

On this edition, Tunis has begun manufacturing hydroxychloroquine locally. We speak to a researcher who talks about the efficacy of the drug in coronavirus treatment. Also, our Cameroon correspondents show us how President Paul Biya’s absent leadership is angering some of the population. Finally, Rwanda will have to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the genocide of the Tutsis … Read more Coronavirus Pandemic: Tunisia begins manufacturing hydroxychloroquine

UN Chief on the Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda (7 April 2020)

Video message by UN Secretary-General António Guterres on the Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda (7 April 2020) On 7 April, we recall the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda — when more than one million people were systematically murdered in just 100 days. The victims were overwhelmingly Tutsi, but also … Read more UN Chief on the Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda (7 April 2020)

HLS Human Rights Program | The International Court of Justice Case on Genocide in Myanmar

On February 25, 2020, the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School hosted an expert panel to discuss the International Court of Justice case on genocide in Myanmar. In November 2019, The Gambia filed a case with the ICJ alleging that Myanmar military had violated the Genocide Convention for years in its treatment of the … Read more HLS Human Rights Program | The International Court of Justice Case on Genocide in Myanmar

Denying genocide in Myanmar: ‘Rumours and hearsay’ | UpFront (Headliner)

In January the International Court of Justice ordered Myanmar to prevent the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. Myanmar’s government rejected the ruling, saying it was based on a “distorted picture of the situation”. According to the UN, at least 10,000 people have been killed and more than 700,000 have fled Rakhine state since … Read more Denying genocide in Myanmar: ‘Rumours and hearsay’ | UpFront (Headliner)

Is Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of covering up war crimes? | UpFront

In this episode of UpFront we challenge Aung San Suu Kyi’s former spokesperson on allegations of genocide in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. And we debate the police response to protests in France against President Emmanuel Macron’s government with La Republique En Marche MP Roland Lescure. Follow UpFront on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJUpFront and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AJUpFront/

Sudan: What would justice for Darfur look like? | The Stream

This week, the Sudanese government and rebel groups extended a deadline for a peace deal to end conflicts in the Darfur region and other parts of the country. Months of negotiations looked closer than ever to a resolution as the government announced last week that it had agreed to allow ex-president Omar al-Bashir and others … Read more Sudan: What would justice for Darfur look like? | The Stream

Will Sudan’s former leader Omar Al Bashir face trial at the ICC? I Inside Story

One of the International Criminal Court’s most wanted people may soon face trial. Former Sudanese president Omar Al Bashir is accused of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity in the western Darfur region. In 2003, he sent soldiers and militias to suppress mostly non-Arab rebels. The UN believes fighting, famine and disease killed at … Read more Will Sudan’s former leader Omar Al Bashir face trial at the ICC? I Inside Story

The ongoing struggle for peace in Darfur – BBC News

Sudan’s rulers have agreed to hand over ex-President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face genocide and war crimes charges. He is accused of serious crimes in a conflict that broke out in Darfur in 2003 and led to the deaths of 300,000. The conflict between rebels and government forces killed hundreds … Read more The ongoing struggle for peace in Darfur – BBC News

Sudan agrees to transfer ‘those indicted by the ICC’ to the Hague

Sudan has agreed to hand over those wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes, a top Sudanese official and spokesman said Tuesday, although he did not mention by name ousted leader Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the ICC for genocide.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: … Read more Sudan agrees to transfer ‘those indicted by the ICC’ to the Hague