massacre

  • 7 Mar 2014

    Saeed and Sakil Dawood were friendly, sports-loving Yorkshiremen on holiday in India, returning from a trip to the Taj Mahal. 73-year-old Ehsan Jafri, a former trade unionist and MP, lived in Ahmedabad. When horrific violence engulfed Gujarat in 2002, they were among those brutally murdered.

  • 17 Feb 2014

    Attacks by Islamist armed groups that have killed more than 200 people in recent weeks in northern Nigeria.

  • 16 Feb 2014

    An 11 year old Muslim girl has been found isolated in a village west of Bangui following a massacre six days ago.

  • 13 Jan 2014

    Ariel Sharon died without facing justice for his role in the massacres of perhaps thousands of civilians, says Human Rights Watch.

  • 15 Aug 2013

    UK parliamentarians have invited the far-right chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi, despite his role in the mass murder of minorities. The opposition Labour Party and Conservative-led government risk serious embarrassment, and worse, if they do not act now to distance themselves from this controversial politician.

  • 6 Aug 2012

    The advocacy group United Sikhs has strongly condemned the horrific shooting of innocent people at a Gurdwara (temple) in Oak Creek, USA.

  • 5 Aug 2012

    The president of the Lutheran World Federation says Norway is a beacon of hope for the way it has dealt with the horror of last year's massacre.

  • 29 May 2012

    The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has condemned the violence in Syria, expressed solidarity with the victims, and invoked prayers for peace in the country.

  • 16 Mar 2012

    In May 2009, Sri Lanka’s civil war came to an end. On 14 March 2012, Channel 4 broadcast Sri Lanka's Killing Fields: War Crimes Unpunished, a follow-up to an earlier documentary. This focused on the last few months of the armed conflict, when large numbers of civilians were killed or injured.

  • 18 Feb 2012

    Almost ten years ago, one of the survivors of a horrific massacre set about trying to win justice for her murdered husband and scores of others, writes Savi Hensman. This brought her up against some of the most powerful – and ruthless – people in the state of Gujarat in India. But she persisted.