Genocide Watch places South Africa on stage six of its “Ten Stages of Genocide”. But it was either unwilling or unable to provide evidence to show that the country meets the organisation’s requirements of that stage.
South African politicians defend Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir fleeing an International Criminal Court arrest warrant, saying the ICC is a bully and targets Africa. A human rights media trainer disagrees.
Today marks the beginning of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. In the Central African Republic, where thousands have been killed in sectarian violence, history appears to be repeating itself. What is genocide? How is it defined? And what role is the international community expected to play?