Her parents murdered in Rwanda's genocide, one young woman builds new life through radio. CNN's Suzanne Malveaux reports.
A new French law making it a crime to publicly deny the Ottoman Empire's genocide of Armenians a century ago was ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by France's Constitutional Council.
Europe and the Muslim world seem to be on a collision course that could have major political, economic and ideological ramifications. January 23, 2012, may well come to be remembered as the crucial date when Samuel Huntington's "clash of civilizations" thesis, which many of us believed discredited beyond repair, was reaffirmed.
French lawmakers have asked the country's constitutional council to examine a new law that punishes the denial of genocide with fines and prison time.
Turkey is reacting angrily Tuesday to the French Senate's approval of a law criminalizing the denial of genocide, including that of the Armenians at the end of the Ottoman Empire.
Ivan Watson reports on the French Senate voting to criminalize public denial of the 'Ottoman Empire's' genocide of Armenians.
Turkey's fraught relationship with France is set to erode further after the French Senate passed controversial legislation criminalizing any public denial of what the bill calls the Armenian genocide in Ottoman Turkey in 1915 -- a description Turkey has rejected.
CNN's Ivan Watson explains why the French bill on what it calls Armenian genocide causes such controversy.
The French Senate voted late Monday to criminalize any public denial of what new legislation calls the Ottoman Empire's genocide of Armenians, triggering fresh condemnation from modern Turkey.
Concern grows in Syria that Arab League monitors aren't getting the access they need to assess the crackdown there.
The selection of a Sudanese military commander to head the Arab League monitoring mission in Syria is a "farce" because of his government's actions in the embattled Darfur region, a Syrian opposition group said Wednesday.
Turkey is fuming over French legislation that would criminalize any public denial of what the bill calls the Armenian genocide last century in Ottoman Turkey.
The former U.S. ambassador to Turkey responds to a French bill that makes it illegal to deny the Armenian "genocide."
Two key organizers of Rwanda's 1994 genocide were sentenced by a United Nations tribunal to life in prison Wednesday for their role in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people, a U.N. statement said.
A former mayor in Rwanda has been convicted of genocide and extermination as a crime against humanity over the deaths of 2,000 Tutsis during the country's 1994 genocide, the U.N.-backed International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda said Thursday.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic is suffering health problems, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia said Tuesday.
A French appeals court on Wednesday rejected a Rwandan request to extradite the widow of former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose assassination sparked the 1994 genocide.
With Libyan rebels reaching Tripoli, the endgame is at hand. Intense fighting may lie ahead, but the power of the regime appears to be rapidly eroding.
CNN's Leone Lakhani discusses what's involved in Libya's reconstruction and transition away from Gadhafi's rule.
Christiane Amanpour tells CNN's Piers Morgan about missing the mark in Rwanda.
A former Rwandan minister has been jailed for life for genocide and incitement to rape at the United Nations-backed court for Rwanda in Tanzania.
World leaders and human rights groups celebrated the arrest of former Serbian army commander Ratko Mladic on Thursday, calling it "historic" and "an important step forward."
After more than 15 years in hiding, onetime Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic was in a Belgrade jail Friday to face charges that he presided over Europe's worst massacre since World War II.
One of the most notorious leaders of the Rwandan Hutu militia in the 1990s has been apprehended in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) announced Thursday.
A war crimes tribunal for Rwanda sentenced the African nation's former army chief to 30 years in prison Tuesday for his part in the 1994 genocide that killed 800,000 people.
Two Rwandan rebel leaders went on trial in Germany on Wednesday on charges of crimes against humanity, war crimes and being members of a foreign terrorist group, a court statement said.
In the past 75 years, the world has been witness to genocide in Cambodia, Rwanda, Srebrenica, Darfur and the Holocaust.
CNN's Nima Elbagir talks with Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Karti in his first interview with western news media.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, distressed over a call to attack the hotel where Ivory Coast's president-elect and U.N. security forces are based, said Thursday that the forces are "authorized to use all necessary means to protect its personnel" and any others at the location.
In March, a congressional panel passed a resolution declaring the Ottoman-era killing of Armenians "genocide".
The business deal looked fairly straightforward. Last week, American basketball star Kobe Bryant agreed to become the new celebrity face of Turkish Airlines, a growing international carrier.
The Genocide Archive of Rwanda opened its doors to the public Friday at the Kigali Genocide Memorial grounds in the country's capital, offering an in-depth look at the horrors of the country's 1994 genocide.
The president of Rwanda on Thursday denied as "absurd" reports that Tutsis entered the Democratic Republic of Congo over the course of 10 years and massacred Hutu refugees there.
Becky Anderson talks with Rwandan President Paul Kagame about accusations of genocide by Rwandan troops in the Congo.
The Rwandan military and an allied rebel group massacred ethnic Hutus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the aftermath of genocide in Rwanda, says a leaked draft report commissioned by the United Nations.
At least 1.7 million people -- nearly a quarter of Cambodia's population -- died under the 1975-1979 Khmer Rouge from execution, disease, starvation and overwork, according to the Documentation Center of Cambodia.
At Cambodia's genocide court, a New Zealander confronts the man who ran the torture prison where his brother was killed.
Arrest warrants issued for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for allegations of war crimes and genocide are illegal and should be revoked, according to two British attorneys.
Wanted by the ICC on allegations of war crimes, Sudan's president visits Chad for a trade-bloc conference.
The president of Sudan, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on allegations of war crimes and genocide, arrived Wednesday in Chad, Sudanese state-run Shorooq TV reported.
The International Criminal Court issued a second arrest warrant Monday for Sudan President Omar al-Bashir on three counts of genocide for his role in a five-year campaign of violence in Darfur.
Thousands of mourners and supporters crowded hillsides near Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sunday, to mark the 15th anniversary of the massacre of nearly 8,000 men and boys.
775 newly identified Bosnian genocide victims are laid to rest in front of a crowd of 50,000 at the Centre Potocari.
A fugitive Rwandan clergyman wanted for his role in the 1994 genocide has been arrested in Uganda, a police spokesman told CNN Friday.
A top former international prosecutor has said that Serb leaders who face war crimes trials often use the proceedings to try to enhance their reputations among "fringe groups."
A retired U.S. general says Dutch policy on gay troops is to blame for a 1995 genocide. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
A narrowly passed committee measure that recommends the United States recognize the 1915 killings of ethnic Armenians in Ottoman Turkey as genocide will likely not get a full vote in the House of Representatives, according to a senior State Department official.
Turkey recalled its envoy to the United States following a vote by a congressional panel passing a resolution calling the killing of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey genocide.
The widow of former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose assassination sparked the 1994 genocide, was arrested Tuesday in Paris on a Rwandan warrant, French and Rwandan officials said.
As the genocide trial of former Bosnian Serb Leader Radovan Karadzic resumed Monday in the Netherlands, a member of Bosnia-Herzegovina's rotating presidency said that, in effect, "ethnic cleansing" continues -- 15 years after a brutal civil war there ended.
The African Union has called on the United Nations Security Council to delay war crimes proceedings against Sudan's president, saying a decision allowing genocide charges harms peace efforts.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour has a provocative interview with Sudan's ambassador to the U.N.
Judges at the International Criminal Court ruled Wednesday that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir may be charged with genocide for his role in a five-year campaign of violence in western Sudan's Darfur region.
The United States' special envoy to Sudan reluctantly agreed Thursday that he is negotiating with a government that is accused of carrying out genocide in Darfur in western Sudan.
Against the chilling scale of the Rwandan genocide, the events that unfolded on May 7, 1994, at the Kibeho College of Arts appear as a blip of horror.
Prosecutors in the long-awaited war crimes trial of Radovan Karadzic said they will push ahead Tuesday, though the Bosnian Serb leader is expected to be a no-show once again.
U.N. judges adjourned the long-awaited war-crimes trial of Radovan Karadzic on Monday after the former Bosnian Serb leader refused to appear on the opening day.
A Rwandan accused of "complicity" in the massacre of students at the college he headed during the country's genocide 15 years ago has been arrested in Italy, where he served as a clergyman, an international police agency said.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic intends to skip the start of his war crimes trial because he says he has had too little time to prepare, a spokeswoman for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia said Thursday.
The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is set to begin October 26, the U.N. war crimes tribunal at The Hague said Friday.
We have been part of an extraordinary social phenomenon over the past four years surrounding Darfur: the development of a genuine anti-genocide people's movement. It's succeeded in cultivating a number of true champions in the political sphere, led by three former senators: Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and Barack Obama.
A United Nations court convicted a former governor of Rwanda to life in prison for his role in a 1994 genocide that left about 800,000 dead in the central African country.
The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court says he has evidence to prove Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is guilty of genocide, even though he is not charged with the crime.
Finnish prosecutors will file genocide charges against a Rwandan man in the killings of 15 people during Rwanda's ethnic cleansing bloodbath in 1994, authorities said Monday.
The 15th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda brought American U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to tears as she reflected on her personal memories surrounding the slaughter.
Youk Chhang knows the truth about the Cambodian genocide perhaps better than anyone in the world.
Youk Chhang takes CNN's Christiane Amanpour to the secured vault where thousands of Khmer Rouge documents are kept.
The International Criminal Court at the Hague issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for a five-year campaign of violence in Darfur.
Christiane Amanpour and members of the CNN documentary team describe the making of 'Scream Bloody Murder.'
They share a deep sorrow: an idealistic American who tried to protect the Kurds of Iraq, a Canadian general who refused to follow orders in Rwanda, a French priest who fought for the soul of Cambodia.
No one teaches reporters how to cover a war, much less wars that include genocide. Most of us rely on the wisdom of experienced colleagues and a lot of on-the-job training.
The man's remains lie on a table. Next to him are the bones of his 22-year-old son and the remains of another son. But no one yet knows which of the man's two missing boys the third set of remains could be.
Nusreta Sivac witnessed torture and rape while imprisoned in a Bosnian concentration camp. Viewer discretion advised.
In this age of electronic media communications, Americans are increasingly confronted in their living rooms -- and even on their cell phones -- with information about and images of genocide and mass atrocities virtually anywhere they occur.
Adolf Hitler, Pol Pot, Slobodan Milosevic. They are household names, infamous for masterminding genocide. But who were the foot soldiers who did the dirty work?
"I'm angry at having presided over the first genocide of the 21st century," said Mukesh Kapila, a British doctor and former U.N. official.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic appeared Tuesday at The Hague for a pre-trial hearing to discuss an amended indictment on war crimes and genocide charges.
A defiant Radovan Karadzic refused to enter a plea before the international criminal court. CNN's Paula Netwon reports.
A former top Rwandan official charged for his alleged role in genocide during the 1990s has been transferred to a U.N. detention facility in Africa.
Refugees recount how neighbor turned against neighbor and why some Ossetians can no longer live with Georgians
France on Wednesday said accusations by Rwanda that French politicians and military officials helped prepare and carry out the 1994 Rwandan genocide are "unacceptable."
The arrest of Bosnian Serb war crimes fugitive Radovan Karadzic is an important step in the reconciliation process in the Balkans, Christiane Amanpour, CNN senior international correspondent, says.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour recalls the rise to prominence and notoriety of captured Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic.
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has filed genocide charges against Sudan's president for a five-year campaign of violence in Darfur.
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is seeking the arrest of Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on charges of genocide in a five-year campaign of violence in the country's Darfur region. Luis Moreno-Ocampo spoke exclusively to CNN's Nic Robertson ahead of his announcement on Monday of the charges.
Sudan has asked for an emergency meeting of Arab foreign ministers ahead of the expected indictment of the country's president for genocide and crimes against humanity in Darfur, according to reports.
U.N. officials and diplomats said the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court will seek an arrest warrant Monday charging Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir with crimes against humanity and genocide in Darfur
A group of student protesters were arrested Sunday after they called on President Bush to end the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan, and refused to leave the front gates of the White House.
Good citizens speak out when they see injustice. Can good corporate citizens be expected to do the same?
The U.N.-backed genocide tribunal opened its first formal hearing in the Cambodian capital on Tuesday with the alleged chief torturer of the Khmer Rouge the first to appear.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Secretary of Defense William Cohen announced Tuesday they will co-chair a task force to develop guidelines to help future U.S. governments deal with genocide.
Ieng Sary, the foreign minister of the Khmer Rouge regime that ruled Cambodia in the late 1970s, and his wife were arrested by a U.N.-backed genocide tribunal Monday, court officials announced.
A Serbian nationalist leader is charged over hate speech that prosecutors say incited mass murder and torture
Supporters of a congressional resolution that would have declared the Ottoman-era killings of Armenians "genocide" dropped their call for a vote on the measure Thursday.
Recognizing the Armenian genocide may seem risky, but keeping quiet is the bigger danger
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Wednesday said it "remains to be seen" whether a House resolution labeling as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by what is now Turkey will get a vote on the House floor.
Congressional and administration leaders on both sides of the issue speak out on the Armenian genocide resolution.
President Bush says a resolution calling the killing of Armenians 'genocide' would hurt relations with key ally Turkey.
Some Democrats appear to be wavering on a highly contentious House resolution labeling Turkey's treatment of Armenians in World War I as genocide.
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