Nation Topics - Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing
News and Features
President Erdogan plans to rewrite the Constitution and concentrate yet more power in his hands.
Many have delighted in judging Hannah Arendt, maybe because they have feared her judgment.
An Armenian-American writer asks if the Armenian obsession with genocide recognition is worth its emotional and psychological price.
The Russell Tribunal on Palestine, inspired by the 1967 inquiry into American war crimes in Vietnam, examined the case.
In 1941, genocide broke out in Croatia, and we still cannot explain why.
Narendra Modi’s role in the horrific 2002 anti-Muslim pogrom in Gujarat has never been properly investigated, but now a timely new study is raising the right questions.
The brilliant Oscar-nominated film The Act of Killing depicts the horrifying mass murder in Indonesia in the 1960s—but the US was no mere observer.
The Constitutional Court may have vacated Efraín Ríos Montt’s conviction, but the struggle for justice will continue. And nothing can annul the survivors’ testimony and courage.
It appears the Tsarnaev brothers were self-motivated. But their Salafist extremism was itself one outgrowth of the brutal Chechen wars of independence against Russia.
A historian’s view of why political demands, past and present, have weighed on Turkish debates about the Armenian genocide.