Refugees' rights are protected by international law. Why are the Rohingya being returned home?
Former commander of the Bosnian Serb army Ratko Mladic has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Survivors of the atrocities have today welcomed the long awaited news
Bosnian Serb general found guilty of genocide.
Forensic science of the dead helps to convict the living responsible.
The coup in Zimbabwe means Mugabe’s long and disastrous presidency is finally over. The questions that remain are the precise details and mechanics of the deal which secures his departure.
The protracted political crisis in Zimbabwe has worsened since President Mugabe fired vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa. Now the military has entered the fray, raising fears a coup is imminent.
Despite an international commitment to protect civilians from genocidal violence, the world's response to ethnic cleansing in Myanmar has been feeble. An expert explains the challenges.
A preoccupied US combined with India, China and Russia protecting their own interests created the perfect conditions for Myanmar to settle its Rohingya issue
Once a beacon of democratic hope, Myanmar's 'civilian' government is showing its true nature.
Genocide doesn't begin with mass murder. It's a long, insidious process that can be stopped before it's too late.
First They Killed My Father works hard to achieve authenticity in a genre that is as old as cinema itself.
The campaign against Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya is so extreme and violent with the intent of eliminating them from the country that it meets the criteria for genocide.
Two genocide and mass atrocity prevention scholars argue Trump's response to the Charlottesville attack is a red flag.
The partition of India led to a genocide that was unprecedented in scale. How far was one man, Lord Mountbatten, who hurriedly drew the new borders, responsible?
Some worry the US is losing its global moral authority under the Trump administration. But a close look at history reveals US leadership is not as strong as it seems.
The ICC has been criticised for not acting against South Africa after it failed to arrest Sudan's president in 2015. But, the court actually acted sensibly given the challenges it faces.
Ending violence is only a first step. Research from Colombian universities sheds light on the role of education in peace-building.
Very little is known about suicide and suicide attempts during modern genocides – but we do know there is an aftermath of suicide among victims.
Wherever past atrocities are denied, truth must be spoken to power.
How long does it take to make peace? Decades after the end of the Bosnian war, just one in six residents felt that country had reached reconciliation.