genocide

  • 2 May 2011

    Civilian protection requires simple, straightforward dialogue and negotiation with the people who can control whether other people are safe or not. It also works, say Tim Wallis of Nonviolent Peaceforce. As soon as we bring guns, tanks and air support into the picture, we are talking about something which more often than not does not work, and often makes things worse.

  • 18 Apr 2011

    Two of the worst atrocities of the 20th century started in the month of April, reports Mike O'Sullivan.The killing of 1.5 million Armenians in Ottoman Empire Turkey in 1915 and 1916, and the slaughter of 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in Rwanda in 1994.

  • 27 Jan 2011

    Dr Rowan Williams has issued a statement marking Holocaust Memorial Day, emphasising the need to hear the 'Untold Stories' of all who have suffered genocide.

  • 27 Jan 2011

    One of Britain’s best-known rabbis, Dr Jonathan Romain, says that although it was a wonderful phrase, "never again" has proved tragically wrong regarding genocide.

  • 18 Mar 2010

    Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has honoured victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide, but Turkey's president says he may expel Armenians after condemnations in the USA and Sweden.

  • 16 Mar 2010

    Is the cost in spoilt US relations with Turkey outweighed by respect for the memory of well over one million Armenian victims? Harry Hagopian asks tough questions about the past an future of a genocide which many wish to deny, but which truth and humanity demands must be acknowledged in full.

  • 27 Jan 2010

    Tens of thousands of people in Britain and millions across the world are today (27 January 2010) marking Holocaust Memorial Day - taking the theme 'the legacy of hope' in seeking to remember the past so as to shape a better future.

  • 27 Jan 2010

    Holocaust Memorial Day is a day for everybody, says Carly Whyborn. It is now time for Holocaust Memorial Day to become part of our lives, a time when we can remember the past in order to shape a safer and better future.

  • 21 Jul 2009

    Enter any public debate about the pros and cons of religion today, and it will not be long before someone raises the thorny issue of ‘texts of terror’ in the Bible, says Simon Barrow. Yet in the person of Christ our understanding of violence is turned upside-down.

  • 1 Jul 2009

    The president of the Methodist Conference has joined public figures from around the world in lighting a candle for Rwanda on camera, to highlight the consequences of the genocide there.