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ISIL may have committed war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide: UN report

ISIL may have committed war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide: UN report

The so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) may have committed all three of the most serious international crimes – namely war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide – according to a report issued by the UN Human Rights Office on Thursday (19 March). The report, compiled by an investigation team sent to […]

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Plenary opening: Don’t dismember Ukraine, minute’s silence for Rwandan genocide victims

Plenary opening: Don’t dismember Ukraine, minute’s silence for Rwandan genocide victims

The European Parliament does not recognize Russia’s illegal occupation of the Crimea, and urges it to withdraw its troops from Ukraine’s border in line with international law and principles, said President Schulz, opening the final plenary session of this legislature. He also called a minute’s silence marking the 20th anniversary of Rwanda’s genocide of 800,000 […]

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Roma, LGBT, anti-racist, disability and Jewish organizations together on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Roma, LGBT, anti-racist, disability and Jewish organizations together on Holocaust Remembrance Day

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27 January), the European population recalls the genocide perpetrated by the Nazi regime and its allies of millions of Jews and Roma, and the massacre of tens of thousands that did not fit the Nazi ideology, including persons with disabilities, Jehovah’s witnesses, homosexuals, and political opponents.  On this occasion, the European […]

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