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The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Why the Gambia’s plea for the Rohingya matters for international justice

In early December, the International Court of Justice heard arguments filed by the Gambia against Myanmar for violations of the Genocide Convention. This included...

How a lack of democracy fuels violent extremism in Africa

Research on violence in Africa argues that it is mainly within the context of a weak state that has lost control over its people and institutions

Editorial: Revolutions don’t happen overnight

Omar al-Bashir may be gone, but the revolution has only just begun.

Germany returns human remains from Namibia genocide

Namibian activists have called on Berlin to apologise for massacring thousands and provide reparations

Rwanda can’t achieve reconciliation without fixing its democracy

As Rwanda marks the 24th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, much more needs to be done to unite the country

Hotel Canada: The white South Africans who have sought asylum

The concept of white South Africans seeking refuge from racial “brutality” and “genocide” post-1994 is nothing new.

Rohingya crisis: This is what genocide looks like

Genocide doesn't begin with mass murder. It's a long, insidious process that can be stopped before it's too late.

​Activists ramp up Herero and Nama reparation demands on film

Filmmaker Vincent Moloi hopes to raise the profile of reparation with ‘Skulls of My People’.

​Herero make new claim for genocide reparations against Germany

Namibians have brought a renewed lawsuit in the United States against Germany’s extermination policy.

The world must oppose genocide and other atrocities and ensure justice

The International Criminal Court is celebrating 18 years of existence, but many nations have yet to sign its Rome Statute.

South Africans withdraw from genocide conference in Israel

Palestine welcomes the decision by prominent academic and human rights group not to attend international meeting.

We can’t ignore the worrying signs of genocide in Africa

How do we make sure there’s not a return to the horror of Rwanda or Biafra?

Armenian genocide relived

Generations on, memories of the persecution and murders give the lie to political denial.

UN investigators head to CAR amid genocide fears

A group of UN-mandated investigators will launch a probe of human rights violations in the Central African Republic amid fears of genocide.

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