December 13, 1943 is a dark day in the history of Kalavryta. German soldiers shot dead around 700 men and boys in the small town in southern Greece. Survivors of the massacre have been fighting to this day for restitution.
Beijing is marking 80 years since the Nanjing massacre by Japanese troops. Current regional rivalries and internal politics play a role in how the conflict is commemorated.
Five years after the Marikana massacre of 34 miners by the South African police, charges have yet to be brought against the officers involved. Survivors and their families are still clamoring for justice.
An appeals court in the Netherlands has ruled that Dutch peacekeepers were only partly responsible for about 300 deaths in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. Relatives of the victims had appealed a similar ruling from 2014.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russian authorities failed to protect the children involved in the 2004 hostage crisis in Beslan in southern Russia. More than 330 people were killed in the attack.
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