RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Massacres

A collection of news and information related to Massacres published by this site and its partners.

Top Massacres Articles

Displaying items 37-48
  • Turkey condemns 'Armenian genocide' resolution in U.S. Senate

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey condemned on Friday a U.S. Senate committee resolution branding the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces during World War One as genocide and warned Congress against taking steps that would harm Turkish-American ties. The...
  • US uses 'diplospeak' to evade tough truths on Ukraine, other crises

    WASHINGTON By now, most people know that Russian President Vladimir Putin took over the neighboring Crimea region of Ukraine and formally annexed it after a hastily called referendum there that drew outrage from across the globe. U.S. officials don't...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rep. Wright Announces Annual Armenian Genocide State Capitol Ceremony

    Ruth Thomasian, a photo archivist and historian, will be the keynote speaker at the annual 99th Armenian Genocide Commemoration which will be held in the House Chambers at the State Capitol on Saturday, April 26, starting at 11 a.m. The announcement...
  • Two French soldiers wounded in Central African Republic before U.N. vote

    BANGUI (Reuters) - Two French soldiers were wounded in the Central African Republic capital, an army spokesman said on Wednesday, a day before the United Nations Security Council was due to vote on a new peacekeeping force. Killings have continued...
  • Ethnic Armenians tell of flight from Kasab, their town in Syria

    Ethnic Armenians tell of flight from Kasab, their town in Syria
    BEIRUT — They fled Kasab at daybreak, amid the clamor of artillery and word that Islamist rebels were advancing toward them from Turkey. About 2,500 residents, most of them ethnic Armenians, gathered documents and what few possessions they could...
  • Lawmakers, Armenians urge U.S. to investigate attack on Syrian city

    Lawmakers, Armenians urge U.S. to investigate attack on Syrian city
    WASHINGTON – For Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, the attack on a Syrian town that is home to descendants of the Armenian genocide was a painful reminder of the past. "I can’t help but think, 'Here we are again,'" said Eshoo, whose grandparents...
  • Walk will mark Armenian genocide in 1915

    A walkathon in Boca Raton will mark the 99th commemoration of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Event proceeds will go toward genocide awareness, community outreach and advocacy for more genocide education in Florida public schools. The 2-mile walk will...
  • Progress, Rwandan style

     Progress, Rwandan style
    KIGALI, Rwanda — Twenty years ago Monday, the state of Rwanda set about trying to hack itself out of existence. Starting on April 7, 1994, Hutu extremists, in a premeditated 100-day campaign, systematically butchered close to 1 million Tutsis...
  • The Caribbean's quest for reparations expands to seek compensation for genocide

    BYREA, St. Vincent The 360-foot, weather-beaten tunnel, carved out of volcanic rock and leading to the rough surf of the Atlantic, remains one of the few remnants of this eastern Caribbean island's defiant past. Constructed by shackled black hands in the...
  • Glendale Armenian community protests rebel takeover of Syrian city

    Glendale Armenian community protests rebel takeover of Syrian city
    The Armenian community in Glendale is reacting with anger to the takeover by rebels of the Syrian town of Kasab near the Turkish border that is home to about 2,500 Armenian Christians. Many Armenians consider the region to be historically part of...
  • Richard Salem, mediator, 1930-2014

    Richard Salem graduated from Antioch College in Ohio, a school first led by public education reformer Horace Mann, whose words, "Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity," are repeated each year at commencement. Mr. Salem took those...
  • Local Armenian community reacts to takeover of Kessab

    Local Armenian community reacts to takeover of Kessab
    The Armenian community in Glendale quickly reacted to the takeover of a majority Armenian town called Kessab by Syrian rebels in northwest Syria in late March, forcing inhabitants to flee. A social media campaign cooked up by a Glendale youth...