Karadzic was appealing a 2016 verdict in which he was given a 40-year sentence for the Srebrenica massacre in the 1992-95 Bosnian war.
French investigative magistrates have dropped charges against nine Rwandan officials investigated over the death of the country’s president in 1998, an event that led to a genocide that killed more than 800,000 people.
Rwanda said on Dec. 24 that it welcomed the definitive end of what it called a politically-motivated investigation.
Two leaders from Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge have been convicted of genocide, almost four decades after the communist regime was overthrown.
Those responsible for atrocities against Rohingya Muslims must be held accountable before peace can blossom in Myanmar.
Myanmar’s army killed Muslim Rohingyas with ‘genocidal intent’, says UN human rights investigators.
Bosnian Serb soldiers slaughtered over eight thousand Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in Bosnia in 1995.
Burial pit near Kigali went unreported for 24 years
The motion risks further heightening tension between the Netherlands and Turkey, which denies the mass killings were genocide
Between 1975 and 1979, Pol Pot's rule of terror killed an estimated 1.7 million people - nearly a quarter of the population - through execution, torture, starvation and disease in labour camps.
Comments came from the UN Commissioner for Human Rights at a special session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva
Relatives of the 8,000 Bosnian Muslim victims of the 1995 massacre erupted into cheers when the ex-Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic was sentenced to life in prison.
The ex-Bosnian Serb general was on trial, accused of ordering the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica.
Rohingya Muslims have been telling their horrifying accounts to Save the Children.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called for a credible investigation into reports of human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims by Myanmar's security forces.
French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has marked the 102nd anniversary of the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in a brief ceremony in Paris.
Sahir Saido is 18 years old.
From beyond the grave the harrowing stories of the Holocaust are being told.
It is the story of a legal battle for truth.
An interim report by the body set up by the government to investigate abuses in Rakhine State finds no evidence to support claims of ethnic cleansing, rape and arson.
Rwanda has launched an inquiry into 20 French officials it suspects of involvement in the 1994 genocide.
Thousands of people have gathered in Srebrenica on the 21st anniversary of Europe’s worst massacre since World War II.
Pope Francis has paid tribute to an estimated 1.
The so-called Islamic State (ISIL or ISIS) is committing ‘genocide’ against Yazidis in Syria and Iraq, according to UN investigators.
Thursday’s vote in the German parliament recognising a genocide of Armenians in Turkey a century ago has enraged the Turks and delighted the…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Kenya as part of an African tour, might have been expected to react strongly to the German vote.