Denial of Genocide





Belgium delivers the tooth of Lumumba, killed in the Congo massacre, to his family

The only remnant of the murdered Congolese independence leader, a gold tooth, was returned to his family during a ceremony in Brussels. His 1961 murder is a reminder of Belgium’s brutal colonial history. Belgian authorities returned the only known remains of assassinated Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba to his family on Monday. A gold-capped tooth belonging […]

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Country: Belgium
Source: BBC , DW



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Pope Francis apologises for Canada residential schools

Pope Francis has made a historic apology to Indigenous peoples for the “deplorable” abuses they suffered in Canada’s Catholic-run residential schools. Francis, in an address to Indigenous leaders after meetings with Métis, Inuit and First Nations delegates, also said he hoped to visit Canada in July. One of the leaders, who want the pope to […]

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Country: Canada
Source: TRT , TheGuardian





The ‘crime against humanity’ case brought by Congolese women to Belgium has resulted in negative results

On Wednesday, a Brussels court acquitted the Belgian State in the trial about five ‘métis’ (mixed-race) children, who were taken from their mothers in Congo when it was under colonial rule. Five métis women – children born in Congo under Belgian rule of Congolese mothers and Belgian fathers – sued the Belgian State for kidnapping, […]

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Country: Belgium
Source: TRT , TRT , BrusselTimes




British press wrote about the role of the Greeks in the Mora Turkish Massacre

Explanation of the Morea Turkish Massacre from Telegraph The British press wrote about the role of the Greeks in the Morea Turkish Massacre. The Telegraph newspaper shared the genocide in which Muslims were massacred in Mora. The news in the British media caused discomfort in Greece. The Turks living in the Peloponnese, located in the […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: Ensonhaber , TRT




Mothers of Srebrenica sue Netherlands in European Court of Human Rights

Relatives of the victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre have filed a lawsuit against the Netherlands at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg. The lawsuit, which challenges a July ruling of the Dutch Supreme Court, is the latest development in a long-running legal battle by a group of relatives known as The […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: TRT Haber , Rferl




French colonialism more than just ‘grave mistake’

French President Emmanuel Macron has trivialized France’s colonial past in Africa in which more than two million people were killed as a “grave mistake” while the country looks for new ways to maintain its dominance over the continent. “Too often, France is perceived as taking a supremacy stance and to dress itself in the rags […]

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Country: France
Source: AA



Nobel Prize awarded to Srebrenica genocide denier

The decision to award the Austrian playwright Peter Handke the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature has sparked outrage after he previously denied the Srebrenica genocide. In 1995, during the Bosnian war, the Serbian army entered the town of Srebrenica and killed over 8,000 Bosnian Muslims over five days, the biggest war crime in Europe since World […]

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Country: Austria
Source: TRT Haber , MEMO



German minister finally calls colonial-era killings in Namibia ‘genocide’

A German minister has described the slaughter of Herero and Nama tribespeople in Namibia more than a century ago as genocide, one of the most senior government members to use the term while compensation claims are under discussion. German soldiers slaughtered some 65,000 Herero and 10,000 Nama members in a 1904-1908 campaign after a revolt […]

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Country: Germany
Source: Euro News , Reuters



Srebrenica massacre: Dutch troops ‘10% liable’ for Srebrenica deaths

The Dutch supreme court has upheld a ruling that the Netherlands was partially responsible for 350 deaths in Bosnia’s Srebrenica massacre. The court said the state had 10% liability, as this was the probability that its soldiers could have prevented the killings. Bosnian Serb forces killed a total of 8,000 Muslim men in the town […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: BBC , AA



Dutch railways to compensate Holocaust survivors it helped transport

The Netherlands’ national rail company said it will compensate hundreds of Holocaust victims for its role in the genocide. Dutch Railways announced its plan Wednesday in a statement, specifying one-time payments of about $17,000 to each living Holocaust survivor it helped ship to death camps when the Netherlands was occupied by the Nazis. Widows and […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: BBC , JTA