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Bosnia war witness says paramilitary raped Muslims


September 7th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A prosecution witness in the trial of wartime Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic has said she witnessed Serb paramilitary forces raping Muslim women in ... Read more...

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US wants bio-weapon to destroy human brain: Report


August 9th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 9 (IANS) A prominent political analyst has said the US has proposed a bio-weapon that would destroy the part of the human brain associated with spirituality, Iran's Press ... Read more...

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Saddam Hussein’s secretary executed


June 7th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 7 (IANS) A secretary and close aide of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein has been executed after being convicted for genocide, the Iraqi justice ministry said Thursday.Abed Hamid Hamoud ... Read more...

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‘Never again’ says Rwanda on 18th anniversary of genocide


April 8th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) "Never again" would such a monstrosity be allowed to happen, the East African nation of Rwanda declared Saturday, the 18th anniversary of the genocide against ... Read more...

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PM’s Sri Lanka resolution statement is evasive and useless: Jayalalithaa


March 20th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement in parliament on the US resolution against Sri Lanka as "evasive" and ... Read more...

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Suppressing compassion might make you act immorally


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) You might feel like giving a beggar a coin when you are passing by him but then quickly suppress the feeling. This could put you at ... Read more...

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Brain part failure promotes dehumanising behaviour


December 19th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) A brain part tied to social interaction might prompt a person to commit horrific atrocities, especially if it becomes dysfunctional. This flaw also may help explain ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi film ‘Guerrilla’ bags award


November 17th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Bangladeshi film "Guerrilla" - set on the backdrop of the liberation war of Bangladesh - won the prestigious Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son ready to surrender in international court


October 27th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Seif al-Islam has offered to surrender in the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague if he is guaranteed his ... Read more...

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Advani only wants to be PM, says Congress


October 11th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani for his 38-day rath yatra which began in Bihar Tuesday, Congress leader Ashwani Kumar said ... Read more...

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Mladic threatens hunger strike if rights not observed


June 6th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jailed former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic has threatened to go on hunger strike if he continues to be denied medical treatment and visits ... Read more...

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Ratko Mladic transferred from prison hospital to cell


June 6th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Sarayevo (Bosnia), June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic, who is facing war crimes charges in The Hague, has been transferred from a prison hospital to ... Read more...

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Mladic arrives in The Hague to face war crimes charges


June 1st, 2011 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 1 (IANS) Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic Tuesday arrived in the Netherlands to face trial on war crimes charges, Xinhua reported.The war crimes suspect was ... Read more...

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Serbia war crimes suspect Mladic may have been held


May 26th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, May 26 (IANS/AKI) Serbian Police Thursday arrested a man suspected of being alleged fugitive war criminal Ratko Mladic, according to Serbian media.A man using the alias Milorad Komadic was ... Read more...

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No 1971 trial details to media, rules Dhaka panel


May 25th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal trying Islamists accused of collaborating with authorities in erstwhile Pakistan during the 1971 freedom movement has restrained police and counsel from ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa calls for UN intervention against Lanka president for alleged war crimes


April 27th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr. 27 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday asked the UPA Government to move the UN against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for "war ... Read more...

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Baloch rights body condemns brutal killing of Sindhi leaders


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Cynthia ChandranLondon, Apr. 23 (ANI): The Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) has strongly condemned the brutal and inhuman killings of Sindhi nationalist leaders by what it called the death squads of ... Read more...

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Holocaust organizer Eichmann regretted not killing more Jews


April 6th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Apr.6 (ANI): Newly declassified recordings have revealed that Adolf Eichmann, one of the chief organizers of the Holocaust in Germany, regretted not killing more Jews during the second world war.Eichmann ... Read more...

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Bangladeshis unhappy over support to Pakistan


March 29th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 29 (IANS) Many Bangladeshis are unhappy that some of their youths waved Pakistani flags and vocally supported Pakistan in the World Cup match against the West Indies. Many ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for ‘prompt, peaceful’ transition in Libya


February 24th, 2011 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Wednesday called for a unified international action to ensure "prompt and peaceful transition" in Libya. Ban cut short his trip to Los ... Read more...

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Libyan minister quits, diplomat claims genocide (Lead)


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 23 (IANS) Libya's powerful interior minister resigned in support of protesters who are demanding an end to Muammar Gaddafi's 41-year rule while a senior Libyan diplomat said he has ... Read more...

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Investigation demanded against Australian over war Sri Lankan war crimes


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam, Feb 22 (ANI): Two international Tamil organisations have lodged a complaint in the International Criminal Court against Palitha Kohona, an Australian citizen and senior Sri Lankan diplomat, accusing him of being ... Read more...

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Members of Libya’s mission to UN ask genocidal war criminal Qaddafi to step down soon


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 22 (ANI): Members of Libya's mission to the United Nations have slammed Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi and his regime for carrying out a "genocide" against the citizens of the country, and ... Read more...

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Nearly 400 suspected war criminals living as ‘free birds’ in Britain


February 5th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5(ANI): Hundreds of suspected war criminals are living in Britain, despite recommendations by a UK Border Agency unit that action be taken against them.According to the Guardian, the unit has ... Read more...

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George Clooney’s high-tech plan to stop Sudan civil war


January 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Oscar-winning actor George Clooney has revealed that his hi-tech attempt to prevent the continuation of civil war in Sudan is "the best use of his celebrity".The actor's pressure ... Read more...

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Killings a murder of the constitution: Mamata


January 8th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Midnapore (West Bengal), Jan 7 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Friday termed the killings of seven people in the state's troubled West Midnapore district as "genocide" and "murder of the ... Read more...

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Clooney teams up with Google, UN to watch Sudan using satellites


December 29th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec29 (ANI): A group founded by Hollywood star George Clooney is collaborating with Google, a U.N. agency and anti-genocide organisations to launch satellite surveillance of the border between north and south ... Read more...

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Hollywood Actors Urges To Support Local Artists At Rwanda


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hollywood actors and actresses that visit certain countries during their various shooting schedules often get to see the insufficient facilities that are available to the locals of the area, thereby ... Read more...

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Sudan’s President Bashir transferred ‘$9bn in UK banks’: Wikileaks


December 18th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir had transferred at least nine billion dollars of oil money from his country to banks in London, according to secret US diplomatic cables released ... Read more...

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Former Hitler aide, 97, signed ’start order’ for mass execution of Jews


December 9th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9 (ANI): An elderly German man has been accused of signing the orders that began the Nazis' campaign of genocide.Court papers filed in the US on Tuesday alleged that ... Read more...

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HR council condemns murder of Baloch politician’s relatives by Pak Army


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) has condemned the "brutal and inhuman act" of the Pakistan Army, who reportedly bombarded a Baloch politician's house and killed five people there."Baloch ... Read more...

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CPI-M students’ wing slams Rahul for equating Mao with Modi


November 30th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) The students' wing of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday slammed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for equating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with legendary Chinese ... Read more...

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Ardass Divas held at Akal Takht in Amritsar


November 4th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar Nov. 4 (ANI): To mark the 26th Anniversary of 1984 Sikh genocide in Delhi and other parts of India, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak committee (SGPC) the premier Sikh body of the ... Read more...

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Rwandan businessman sentenced to 30 years in prison for 1994 massacre


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
ARUSHA, TANZANIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Rwandan businessman on Monday was convicted and sentenced to 30 years in prison for his involvement in the 1994 genocide, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda ... Read more...

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German diplomats deeply involved with Nazi Holocaust of Jews’


October 26th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 26 (ANI): German diplomats were deeply involved in carrying out the Holocaust against Jews ordered by the Nazi dictatorship in the early part of the 20th century, a new report ... Read more...

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