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UN: Some 5,000 Syrians being killed every month

An estimated 5,000 Syrians are dying every month in the country's civil war and refugees are fleeing at a rate not seen since the 1994 Rwanda genocide, U.N. officials said Tuesday. Full story

Syrians fleeing war at rate not seen since Rwandan genocide: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The number of people fleeing the conflict in Syria has escalated to an average of 6,000 a day during 2013 - a rate not seen since the genocide in Rwanda nearly two decades ago, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday. Full story

NH woman silent amid Rwanda genocide allegations

Amid searing testimony by survivors of the Rwanda genocide, a New Hampshire woman sentenced to 10 years in prison after she was found guilty of lying about her role in the 1994 atrocity has said nothing. Full story

UN judges reinstate Karadzic genocide charge

Appeals judges at the United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal reinstated Thursday a genocide charge against Radovan Karadzic linked to a campaign of killing and mistreating non-Serbs at the start of the Bosnian war in 1992. Full story

Female California Inmates Illegally Sterilized

(KSEE)  New information has surfaced about illegal medical practices inside California women's prisons. According to a prison right's group, nearly 150 former and current female inmates were sterilized against prison rules. Debbie Reyes works closely with Justice Now, a prison right's group. She say Full story

Syrian army hits rebels, Riyadh accuses Assad of genocide

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's military pounded rebel bastions in Damascus on Tuesday and Saudi Arabia demanded an arms embargo on what it called President Bashar al-Assad's genocidal and illegitimate regime. Full story

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Guatemala's top court annuls Rios Montt genocide conviction

Guatemala court annuls Rios Montt genocide conviction

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S.E. Cupp gives her take on President Obama's handling of the civil war raging in Syria.

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A file photo taken on May 10, 2013 shows former Guatemalan de facto President (1982-1983), retired General Jose Efrain Rios Montt, 86, listening his sentence on charges of genocide committed during his regime, in Guatemala City. Guatemala's Constitutional Court on May 21, 2013 struck down the 80-ye

In this May 23, 2013 photo, a makeshift school bell, once part of a bomb dropped by the Guatemalan army during the country's civil war, hangs near an Ixil Mayan rural school in Xeulcalvitz, Guatemala. Largely ignored by authorities for centuries, the Ixil came under the spotlight after a Guatemalan

Stop eviction activists protest at the regional housing ministry to demand for social rent in Valencia
Stop eviction activists protest at the regional housing ministry to demand for social rent in Valencia

Stop eviction activists protest at the regional housing ministry to demand for social rent in Valencia, June 27, 2013. The banner reads: "They are not suicides, it's a genocide, no more evictions, no more deaths". REUTERS/Heino Kalis (SPAIN - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST)