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Denial of Genocide

2018

15

Aug

Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik disputes 1995 Srebrenica genocide

Many of the alleged victims of the Srebrenica massacre are “still alive,” claimed the leader of Republika Srpska, Milorad Dodik, speaking to lawmakers in the Serb-ruled entity within Bosnia-Herzegovina on Aug. 14. The ultra-nationalist Dodik called on the deputies to reject the report adopted by the entity’s government in 2004, which had been the first to […]

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Country: Bosnia And Herzegovina
Source: Deutsche Welle

29

Jan

Polish parliament’s lower house votes to criminalize mention of Polish crimes in the Holocaust

The lower house of the Polish parliament has approved a controversial bill that would forbid any mention of participation of the “Polish nation” in crimes committed during the Holocaust. The bill would also bar use of the term “Polish death camp” to describe the death camps where Jews and others were murdered in Nazi-occupied Poland […]

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Country: Poland
Source: Haaretz

2017

17

Oct

Namibia: German Attitude Prompts Third Genocide Hearing Postponement in New York

The court hearing last week Thursday in the case lodged against Germany for colonial-era genocide in Namibia was postponed to January 2018. This was the third hearing for which Germany did not appoint counsel. Plaintiffs Vekuii Rukoro, chief of the Ovaherero, and Veraa Katuuo, founding member of the Association of the Ovaherero Genocide in the […]

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Country: Germany
Source: All Africa

16

May

German neo-Nazi party builds alliance with Assad and Hezbollah

Stronger alliances are growing between the German neo-Nazi party Der Dritte Weg and the Assad regime, as well as the Syrian dictator’s strategic partner Hezbollah in Lebanon. The website of the Der Dritte Weg (The Third Way) published an April 30 report on the right-wing extremist group’s visit to Lebanon to champion Hezbollah’s war against […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Jerusalem Post

11

Apr

Bosnia’s spiritual guide, Mustafa Ceric, warns of another genocide

Four hours into meetings, and Mustafa Ceric is still holding court. The 65-year-old cleric is still clearly popular; the young and the old — and in all manner of attire — flock him to greet at a book launch at the Gazi Husrev Begova Library in the centre of Bascarsija. Nearly everyone in the room […]

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Country: Bosnia And Herzegovina
Source: TRT World

11

Apr

Le Pen denies France responsible for wartime round-up of Jews

Le Pen told the LCI television channel on Sunday: “I don’t think France is responsible for the Vel d’Hiv,” referring to the role French police played in the round-up of more than 13,000 Jews at the Vel d’Hiv cycling track which was ordered by Nazi officers in 1942. “I consider that France and the Republic […]

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Country: France
Source: DW World

10

Apr

German army investigates 275 suspected cases of right-wing extremism

Most of the offenses under investigation relate to propaganda and racist commentary on the internet. Germany has increased resources for military intelligence to conduct investigations into suspected extremists. The German army is investigating 275 suspected cases of right-wing extremism within its ranks, according to an answer provided by the defense ministry in response to a […]

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Country: Germany
Source: DW World

17

Mar

Namibia tribes lodge case against Germany over genocide

Lawyers representing indigenous tribes appear in New York court over colonial-era massacre of 100,000 people. Lawyers representing two indigenous Namibian tribes are meeting for a pre-trial conference in New York on Thursday following a lawsuit filed earlier this year that demands compensation for the descendants of people massacred in the 20th century’s first genocide. Between […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Al Jazeera , DW