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Uyghurs demand 78th UN General Assembly to confront China's ongoing genocide in East Turkistan

In light of Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent invigorated commitment to persist with genocidal actions in East Turkistan, the East Turkistan Government in Exile (ETGE) issues an immediate and urgent plea to the 78th United Nations General Assembly and its member states for immediate and decisive action to halt China's ongoing genocide against Uyghurs, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz and other Turkic peoples.

Arrest of top Rwandan genocide fugitive shows ‘justice will be done’

New York: One of the world’s most wanted genocide fugitives has been arrested after being on the run for more than two decades, the UN tribunal prosecuting war crimes committed in Rwanda announced on Thursday.

Ex-Dutch MP Bommel says 1971 Bangladesh genocide will get global recognition

Dhaka: Former Member of Dutch Parliament and human rights activists Harry van Bommel on Sunday said the genocide which occured in Bangladesh by the Pakistani Army in 1971 will get global recognition.

Bangladesh War: UN hosts first exhibition on 1971 genocide

A photo exhibition was held recently at the United Nations Headquarters in New York for the first time under the joint auspices of the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN and Bangladesh Liberation War Museum, media reports said on Friday.

Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata urges UN to declare Mar 25 as World Genocide Day

Kolkata: Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata, Andalib Elias, on Saturday addressed the United Nations on Saturday when he demanded that Mar 25 should be declared World Genocide Day.

1971 Liberation War: Bangladesh Muktijoddha Mancha demonstrates against genocide in Dhaka

Dhaka:  Bangladesh Muktijuddha Mancha recently hosted a demonstration-cum discussion session on Saturday in front of the National Museum in Shahbag, Dhaka, against the alleged genocide of 30 lakh people by the Pakistan Army during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971, media reports said.

UN special adviser denounces genocide denial in Bosnia

New York: The UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Alice Wairimu Nderitu, said on Thursday that genocide denial and the glorification of war criminals continues to present a “serious challenge” to reconciliation efforts in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Hazara Committee in UK releases report on situation of members in Pakistan

Islamabad: The Hazara community in the UK has recently released a report which revealed the atrocities faced by the community members in Pakistan.

Genocide threat still real, UN chief says, commemorating victims worldwide

New York: In response to rising hate speech and discrimination worldwide, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged countries to take concrete steps to protect minorities and other communities at risk of genocide.

Rights body recognises Bangladesh Genocide of 1971

Washington/Dhaka: Human Rights Congress for Bangladeshi Minorities (HRCBM) has welcomed US resolution on Bangladesh Genocide by Pakistan in 1971.

Afghanistan envoy to UN says attacks on Hazaras must be investigated as genocide crime

Naseer Ahmad Faiq, Afghanistan’s representative to the UN, urged the organization’s member states to probe the targeted attacks on Hazara community members as act of genocide.

Genocide in China: Uyghurs demonstrate in Austria

Vienna: The Uyghur community of  Austria on Wednesday recently protested against the genocide of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples in China on the pretext of controlling the Covid-19 pandemic by forcing a lockdown in areas of East Turkestan and imprisoning people inside homes without food and medical aid.

Bangladesh observing Genocide Day

Dhaka: Bangladesh observed 'Genocide Day' on Friday to commemorate the brutal Pakistani military crackdown on this day in 1971 which led to a Liberation War and the ultimate liberation of Bangladesh as an independent nation.

US must impose sanctions on Pakistan over 1971 Bangladesh genocie, demands Human Rights activist

Dhaka: A Bangladeshi human rights activist has said the US government should recognize the Bangladeshi genocide and organised rape committed by the Pakistani Army in 1971 on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

Russia reduced Genocide Convention 'to confetti', Ukraine tells world court

New York: Ukraine addressed the UN’s highest court on Monday to reject as a “grotesque lie” Russia’s claims that genocide has been committed in eastern Ukrainian oblasts, or regions, before calling for emergency measures to halt Russian aggression.