Tag Archives: Genocide

Last night.

France 2.

In a televised interview, the French President Emmanuel Macron stated that he did not want to use the term “genocide” for the killing of Ukrainians by the Russian military.

Macron noted :

“I would be cautious with such words because these two peoples (Russians and Ukrainians) are brothers.”


Last night.

Iowa, USA

President Joe Biden for the first time referred to Russia’s invasion in Ukraine as a “genocide” at an event in Iowa, and he repeated the term before boarding Air Force One to return to Washington, DC.

Joe Biden accuses Vladimir Putin of committing genocide in Ukraine (The Guardian)


One for older readers.

Will asks

Serious question. Why are we so reluctant to call the Armenian genocide a genocide? What have Turkey [peace-loving Ottoman Empire successor] got over us?


Ireland not recognising Armenian massacres as ‘genocide’ (Ronan McGreevy, Irish Times)

Armenia mass killing remembered 100 years on (BBC)