Former Guatemalan president Efrain Rios Montt was hauled off to prison last Friday. It was the first time in history that a former leader of a country was tried for genocide in a national court.
Commemorations to mark the 19th anniversary this month of the genocide against the Tutsi people of Rwanda have been taking place everywhere throughout the world. But not quite everywhere.
The suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing were acting no differently than a general in the Pentagon when they detonated a crude version of weapons that are a regular part of many a military arsenal.
For the many who wish the Catholic Church ill, including numerous Catholics, Cardinal Marc Ouellet of Quebec would be a welcome choice as the next Pope.
Today, the few history books that have been amended to include mention of Indigenous peoples speak of the tragic loss of Indigenous cultures over time. But they belie the truth about Canada.
Most Canadians now know the answer to the question general Romeo Dallaire once asked thanks, unhappily, to one of history's great man-made tragedies.
Journalists for Human Rights
jhr Montreal correspondent Adam Bemma speaks to Life Stories Montreal about the month-long event, Rencontres.
The basics of colonization: To destroy a culture, you must destroy the children. You destroy the children by taking their mothers.
New York oncologist Dr. Rafil Dhafir was sentenced to 22 years for consciously violating the sanctions against the people of Iraq and remains behind bars in one of the most brutal of U.S. prisons.
Canada has condemned acts of genocide in other countries while at the same time denying their own policies of genocide against Indigenous peoples.