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Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing news and analysis from The Nation

  • September 17, 2010

    Rwanda’s Other Genocide

    Paul Kagame has been praised for leading Rwanda’s recovery after the 1994 genocide. But his image has become increasingly tarnished, with reports of political repression now joined by a UN human rights report accusing his own government of carrying out mass slaughter in neighboring Congo.

    Tristan McConnell

  • March 8, 2010

    Justice Delayed in Bosnia

    Without accountability and adequate support for the victims of sexual violence during the Bosnian war, ethnic fault lines could deepen.

    Rajeshree Sisodia

  • September 10, 2008

    The New Humanitarian Order

    Recent war crimes charges against the Sudanese president reveal the rights-based politics of the world's "new humanitarian order."

    Mahmood Mamdani

  • July 22, 2008

    Radovan Karadzic Captured After 12 Years on the Run

    Radovan Karadzic, captured after twelve years on the run, possessed extraordinary levels of intellect, cruelty and power. And power wielded in a time of war comes at great price, which he is about to pay.

    Slavenka Drakulic

  • December 20, 2007

    Western Promises

    From the archive: A book by a former ICTY official offers a vivid insider's account of realpolitik at the Milosevic trial.

    Marc Perelman


  • October 12, 2007

    With Friends Like Turkey…

    As Turkey ramps up its outrage against a House committee vote to affirm the Armenian genocide, is anyone applauding our lawmakers' act of moral courage?

    Nicole Vartanian

  • October 11, 2007

    Whose Genocide Counts?

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee bravely declares the 1915 slaughter of Armenians in Turkey genocide. Why not put the same label on themselves, for their role in the Iraq catastrophe?

    Nicholas von Hoffman

  • September 20, 2007

    Had She Lived

    A painter explores love and loss in the iconic settings of postwar Paris.

    Byron Dobell

  • March 7, 2007

    Justice and Peace in Darfur

    The International Criminal Court has taken a crucial step in naming two perpetrators of the violence in Darfur. But for survivors and victims of the ongoing catastrophe, much more must be done.

    Salih Mahmoud Osman

  • March 1, 2007

    The Things They Carried

    The Bastard of Istanbul, a saga of two interwoven families, bravely violates Turkish taboo with its description of the Armenian genocide.

    Maria Margaronis