Thursday, 23rd May 2024


12 May
In a harrowing investigation, Human Rights Watch has collected stories of survivors in Darfur who faced systematic execution, persecution and abuse by the RSF paramilitary.
19 Apr
Thirty years ago, more than 800,000 people were killed during the genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda. Among them were several dozen members of Dafroza Gauthier's family. A few months later, the young woman and her French husband decided to track down those suspected of taking part in the mass slaughter who had taken refuge in France. Journalists Thomas Zribi and Stéphane Jobert followed the Franco-Rwandan couple in their quest for justice. They bring us this special 52-minute documentary.
16 Apr
In the Rwandan village of Mbyo, Tutsi who survived the genocide now live together with rehabilitated Hutu perpetrators. But they tell DW it has been a difficult journey.
6 Apr
In 1994, ethnic tensions in Rwanda spiralled, resulting in the massacre of hundreds of thousands of Tutsis. Those harrowing events were relayed on television screens around the world and filmmakers grappled with the tragedy in the years to follow.
13 Jan
The International Court of Justice is to hold hearings this week on a case brought by South Africa, accusing Israel of genocide in Gaza and seeking a halt to its military campaign. Israel has described the allegations against it as "baseless" and intended to stir up lethal hatred of Jews. FRANCE 24's Shirli Sitbon tells us more about South Africa's decision to file the case, the Israeli response and what's likely to happen at the hearings.
12 Jan
Israel is being taken to court by South Africa over allegations of genocide. Here are the most important questions before proceedings get underway in The Hague.
10 Dec
13 Oct 2023
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on Thursday voted to recognize the 1930s starvation of millions in Ukraine under Soviet leader Joseph Stalin as a "genocide."
26 May 2023
Fulgence Kayishema, a former police officer who is suspected of orchestrating the murder of thousands at a church massacre in 1994 in Rwanda, is arrested in a South African vineyard. Also, May 25 marks both the 60th anniversary of the African Union and Africa Day, a double reason to celebrate and contemplate how to overcome the challenges facing the continent.


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Chadian opposition leader and prime minister, Succes Masra, has tendered his resignation and that of the transitional government following interim President Mahamat Idriss Deby's election victory.
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South Africans go to the polls this month, marking 30 years since the end of apartheid. This year’s elections could shift power as the ruling African National Congress (ANC) battles to maintain its hold.
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Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
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A British national who was charged with spying for Hong Kong is found dead in a park in unexplained circumstances.
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One of Europe's largest tech conferences kicks off in Paris this Wednesday. Startups will meet investors, and guest speakers including Elon Musk will discuss the role of artificial intelligence at the VivaTech event.
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Vaping is largely perceived as a safer alternative to smoking. While vaping does not expose users to tar or carbon monoxide, two of the most dangerous elements in tobacco smoke, vaping is far from safe and has its own health risks.