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Rohingya Genocide by Myanmar Army – The US Perspective

The Biden administration has formally determined that violence committed against the Rohingya minority by Myanmar's military amounts to genocide and crimes against humanity, a move that advocates say should bolster…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

World Court to rule ‘as soon as possible’ on Ukrainian demands against Russia

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday said it would decide "as soon as possible" on the Ukrainian demand for an emergency order to Russia…

J&K Police chief attends special screening of film on Kashmiri Pandit exodus

Jammu, Mar 4 (PTI) Hindi film 'The Kashmir Files' brought back memories of the difficult times in Kashmir, Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said after a special screening…

India abstains in UNHRC vote on establishing independent commission of inquiry on Russia-Ukraine crisis

Geneva/United Nations, Mar 4 (PTI): India on Friday abstained in a vote in the UN Human Rights Council that has decided to urgently establish an independent international commission of inquiry…

War crimes court prosecutor opens Ukraine investigation

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor on Wednesday said he would immediately open an investigation into possible war crimes committed in Ukraine, following requests to do so by…

World Court: Ukraine has filed suit against Russia, citing false genocide claims

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The highest U.N. court on Sunday confirmed that Ukraine has filed a suit against Russia, saying Russia's claim it invaded Ukraine to prevent a genocide is…

Activists urge UN rights chief to release delayed report on Xinjiang

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Now that the Beijing Winter Olympics is over, U.N. rights chief Michelle Bachelet must release her long-delayed report on alleged violations in China's Xinjiang…

Scholz’s dismissal of alleged genocide in Donbass ‘unacceptable,’ Russia says

MOSCOW (Reuters) - German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's dismissal of Moscow's assertion of genocide in the east Ukraine region of Donbass held by pro-Russia rebels is "unacceptable," Interfax news agency reported…

Putin says Russia does not want war, calls Donbass ‘genocide’

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia does not want a war in Europe, but described the situation in east Ukraine's breakaway regions as "genocide" and…

China’s use of Uyghur with Olympic torch can’t distract from abuses -White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -China's use of a Uyghur athlete to carry the Olympic torch cannot be a distraction from "the human rights abuses, the genocide" committed against the Uyghurs, White House…

Olympics-China’s U.N. envoy says choice of Uyghur torchbearer not meant to deflect Western criticism

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's United Nations envoy has rejected his U.S. counterpart's remark that China's choice of an ethnic Uyghur as a torchbearer for the Olympic flame at the opening…

Olympics-Tibetans march on IOC headquarters to protest Beijing Games

By Stephanie Nebehay LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) -Several hundred Tibetan and Uyghur activists marched on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday, a day before Beijing 2022 opens, accusing the Swiss-based…