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Scottish Parliament ‘sit-in’ calls on Holyrood to support South Africa ICJ submission

A Pro-Palestine sit-in is taking place in the lobby of Scottish Parliament. Protestors are urging Holyrood to support South Africa’s charges of genocide against Israel which are being discussed at…

University of Edinburgh Rector accused of spreading disinformation on the Rwandan genocide

Debora Kayembe, Rector of the University of Edinburgh, has been accused of spreading false information on the Rwandan genocide. Kayembe said in a tweet that the genocide in Rwanda was…

Winter Olympic apathy

The Olympics’ slightly chillier Winter edition will be underway as you are reading this, and yet you would be forgiven for having forgotten to tune in. The usual round of…

Myanmar can achieve democracy, but in name only

*Content warning: descriptions of racially/ethnically motivated violence and genocide* On the first of February, General Min Aung Hlaing and the Tatmadaw (the Myanmar army) successfully deposed Aung San Suu Kyi,…

The UN’s failure to label atrocities ‘genocides’ is something we should all be talking about

In the years just after World War One, a young university student in what was then Lwow, Poland (Lviv/Ukraine) read about the deportation of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire, an…