Canada has officially recognized eight genocides that have happened around the world. It has not done the same for its own treatment of Indigenous children who they sent to Indian Residential Schools.
The Rohingya case before the International Court of Justice is politically and legally significant.
Kofi Annan’s tenure began after the reintroduction of two important international security lexicons – peacebuilding and human security.
While his appointment as UN Secretary-General was a huge breakthrough, Kofi Annan also led the organisation through some of its ugliest moments.
Kofi Annan was the first UN employee to rise to the position of Secretary General but his tenure also had a darker side.
The massacre of 8,000 Muslim Bosniaks in a few days in 1995 must never be forgotten.
Geospatial data offers a powerful new way to see the world. But these high-tech images can be misleading or incomplete.
Last of the big trials for UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, but what about high-ranking officials from the other side?
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.
Robots are a twin-edged sword. Used badly, they may one day perpetrate genocide and war crimes. Used well, they can prevent them.
Genocide doesn’t begin with mass murder. It’s a long, insidious process that can be stopped before it’s too late.
In many countries sports like football brings people together, but in Bosnia it re-emphasises the divides.
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.
Most of Trump’s positions go against the principles accepted by the United Nations. The new Secretary-General will have to try to find areas of mutual concern to work with the new US administration.
On Holocaust Memorial Day, Donald Trump took to his desk to instruct his government to keep refugees out.
Former Bosnian Serb leader guilty of one count of genocide and numerous war crimes after 18 months of deliberation.
A four year trial and several years of deliberation later, and an international tribunal is to decide on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity.