genocide

  • 27 Jan 2015

    Events are taking place around the British and Irish isles to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Tuesday 27 January 2015. The theme for this year is 'Keep the memory alive'.

  • 8 Jan 2015

    On the centenary of the beginning of the terrible Armenian genocide in 1915, can Turkey show the good will and good faith needed to repair and repopulate the destroyed Armenian nest, asks Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian. Can it act so that its hitherto legal denial of a human truth does not breed further oppression, but challenges it instead?

  • 13 Aug 2014

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Iraqi security forces not to intervene in the country’s political process amid heightened tensions and the threat from the Islamic State.

  • 6 Aug 2014

    To mark UN Indigenous Day on 9 August, Survival International reveals five tribal peoples who have been victims of genocide during the 20th century and warns of a potential genocide in the 21st.

  • 2 Jul 2014

    The survivors of a South American tribe which was decimated during the 1950s and 60s are taking Paraguay’s government to court over the genocide they suffered.

  • 25 Apr 2014

    On 24 April 1915, close to a year into World War I, two hundred Armenian community leaders living in Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) were rounded up and force-marched into detention by the Ottoman authorities.

  • 24 Apr 2014

    April 24th saw another chapter in the difficult world of Armenian-Turkish relations 99 years after a horrible chapter in their shared history - the Armenian Genocide of 1915, which for some evokes inextinguishable pain and for others denial. Commentator and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian re-examines the complex issues and looks at the way forward.

  • 7 Apr 2014

    In the week marking the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, Quakers in Britain are launching a book and exhibition of photographs: “This Light that Pushes Me”.

  • 22 Sep 2013

    President al-Bashir of Sudan has reportedly applied to the US Embassy in Sudan for a visa to enable him to travel to the 68th session of the UN General Assembly.

  • 19 Jun 2013

    Every year Ekklesia contributors, and especially our associate Dr Harry Hagopian, reflect on the historical crime of the 1915-23 Armenian genocide, a tragedy which illustrates all-too-well the contemporary resonance and impact of difficult history.