Two generals are currently battling for control of Sudan's capital Khartoum. In the early 2000s, both played key roles in the government's brutal crackdown in Darfur, which was ruled a genocide.
The resolution, which passed unanimously, comes a day after Lithuania's foreign minister publicly urged a regime change in Russia.
The non-binding declaration doesn't require the Canadian government to take any action — but the lawmaker who proposed it says she hopes it will have that effect.
Bosnian Serb leader responds to new U.S. sanctions saying the days when the U.S. and other Western democracies "modeled Bosnia to their taste" are long gone.
The designation, which came on Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, reflects an effort by Biden to set a new tone on human rights, yet adds friction to an already strained relationship with Ankara.
In November, Gambia filed a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice accusing Myanmar of a brutal crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority.
The International Court of Justice is considering whether to grant a provisional measure that would protect Rohingya still living in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
NPR's Jackie Northam describes what it was like recently sitting across a courtroom from a man accused of atrocities in Rwanda, 25 years after she covered the genocide.
Judges in The Hague upheld the Bosnian Serb leader's conviction in connection with the 1995 Srebrenica massacre that claimed the lives of 8,000 Muslim men and boys.
Scholars at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum say that mass killings follow predictable patterns. They're using a computer model to track where the next genocide is likely to occur.