A forensic UN investigation into the Rohingya crisis released today found “genocidal intent” in Burmese military actions against the Muslim minority. The damning report calls for military leaders, including the commander in chief, to be investigated and prosecuted for…

Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana, a 27-year-old Rwandan, survived the slaughter of his entire Tutsi family at the hands of Hutu fighters. 2 decades-plus since the genocide, Rwanda’s economy has grown 7-fold, and the country is alive with youthful ambition.

After 90% percent of Burma’s Rohingya population have been forced to flee Rakhine state, survivors recount the devastating siege on the village of Tula Toli, where bullets flowed “like raindrops” as members of the Muslim minority were systematically raped and murdered.

Burma’s government has used guns and machetes to kill the Rohingya … but a more subtle form of ethnic cleansing is at work as well, writes Nicholas Kristof.

Graphic footage has surfaced of the Burmese government destroying evidence of mass graves of slain Rohingya Muslims after media investigations exposed several sites in Rahkine state. The disturbing footage obtained by The Arakan Project documents mass graves being…

Over 20 years after the Rwandan genocide, during which assailants raped about 250,000 women, the 20,000 or so babies born from the tragedy are coming of age.   As they’ve grown amidst challenges such as poverty, HIV and domestic abuse, the NGO Foundation Rwanda has…

Elie Wiesel, Auschwitz survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner, charismatic lecturer and author of several dozen books, died Saturday at age 87. It was his voice—and his gift for the haunting phrase—that emerged to fill the frozen silence in the aftermath of the Germans’…

Yesterday, US Secretary of State John Kerry put a label on ISIS’s terror: genocide. Laurence Rossignol, France's minister for family, children and women's rights, says that ISIS’s trademark terror against women calls for another label too: “…the violence being committed by…

The crisis in Burundi is looking more like genocide, prompting a UN warning that the country is at a dangerous tipping point. The lead in this Toronto Star editorial says it all:  “When politicians start calling their rivals ‘enemies of the nation,’ claim they are ‘fit…