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International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at t...
International Criminal Court
The International Criminal Court (ICC), governed by the Rome Statute, is the first permanent, treaty-based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern t...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum stimulates leaders and citizens to confront hatred, prevent genocide, promote human dignity and strengthen democracy. A public-private partnership, fe...

News Releases

Sources welcomes Canadians for Genocide Education
2009-03-06
Canadians for Genocide Education
CGE is a multi-cultural coalition of associations committed to equity and inclusivity in education on and commemoration of Genocide. Our focus areas are school curriculum and government funded project...

Sources Select Resources

The absence of reconciliation
Kleinschmid, Horst
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
Namibian-born Horst Kleinschmidt provides challenging observations and personal family history linked to the colonial era. Urging both Germany and German-speaking Namibians to confront their past hone...
Amnesia and the Armenian Genocide
Batou, Jean
Article
2015
Jacobin
A century after the methodically planned, organized, and executed destruction of the Anatolian Armenians, this article revisits the causes of this genocide and recognizes its importance for understand...
Black War
Wikipedia collective
Article
2017
Wikipedia
The Black War was the period of violent conflict between British colonists and Aboriginal Australians in Tasmania from the mid-1820s to 1832. The conflict, fought largely as a guerrilla war by both si...
Bringing up the bodies in Bosnia
Vulliamy, Ed
Article
2016
The Guardian Weekly
Using cutting edge scientific research, an international organization is digging up mass graves to give victims' families some sense of closure and justice.
A Century Later, Namibia Demands Justice From Germany for Its First Holocaust
Bah, Abdoulaye
Article
2017
Global Voices
Between 1904 and 1908, German colonialists committed a holocaust against the Herero and the Nama, exterminating as many as 65,000 Herero and 10,000 Nama. Now Namibia is demanding reparations.
Climate Change As Genocide
Klare, Michael T.
Article
2017
Countercurrents
Is this what a world battered by climate change will be like—one in which tens of millions, even hundreds of millions of people perish from disease, starvation, and heat prostration while the rest of ...
Final Solution
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
The Final Solution (German: Die Endlösung) was Nazi Germany's plan and execution of the systematic genocide of European Jews during World War II, resulting in the most deadly phase of the Holocaust.
The genocide in Namibia (1904-08) and its consequences
Kössler, Reinhart; Melber, Henning
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
The repatriation of human remains more than a century after they were taken to Germany from Namibia has evoked painful memories of colonial wars in which primary African resistance was crushed, and ge...
German denial of Herero genocide
Jumah, Saunders
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
The Germans’ inhuman treatment of the Namibian delegation is only the most recent in a long history of injustice and disrespect towards African peoples. It is more than time, writes Saunders Jumah, fo...
German-Namibian denialism: How (not) to come to terms with the past
Kössler, Reinhart; Melber, Henning
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
Largely unnoticed by most Namibians, the local German-language daily Allgemeine Zeitung provides a forum for colonial apologetics. Reinhart Kössler and Henning Melber examine recent comments and reade...
Germany's African Genocide
The Namibia Legacy
VLTCHEK, ANDRE
Article
2014
Counterpunch.org
How outrageous, how heartbreaking, how truly grotesque! Windhoek City – the capital of Namibia – is, at one extreme full of flowers and Mediterranean-style villas, and at the other, it is nothing more...
How American History Erases Mass Killings Against Native Americans
Article
2017
The Indigenous American
In the wake of recent American mass killings, the author reminds us of mass murders of indigenous people in American history.
Israeli calls for Palestinian blood ring at fever pitch
Sheen, David
Article
2014
The Electronic Intifada
Concerned humanists may have hoped that when a group of Jewish Israelis confessed to kidnapping and killing Muhammad Abu Khudair, a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem — forcing him to drink gasoline an...
Israel's Exterminatory Impulse Toward Gaza
A Protracted Genocide
Pollack, Norman
Article
2014
CounterPunch
Disproportionate power yields the psychopathology of sadism.
A Marxist History of the World part 89: 1941-1945: barbarism in a world gone mad
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
The Second World War was characterised by primeval savagery. Nazi Germany, Stalinist Russia and Militarist Japan waged war with unprecedented brutality, but the ‘democracies’ also committed terrible w...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2015
Urban agriculture and local food production
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
This issue of Other Voices ranges widely, from increasing worker activism and strikes in China, to advances in battery technology that make it much easier and cheaper to store solar and wind energy fo...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 17, 2017
Collective Memory and Cultural Amnesia
Diemer, Ulli
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
Our society is obsessed with the short-term present. It devalues memory and the past. But there are those who do remember, and who work to preserve and share our collective memory. But they have to co...
Resistance during World War II
Connexipedia Article
Article
Return of stolen skulls by Germany to Namibia: Closure of a horrible chapter?
Opoku, Kwame
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
The Namibia-Germany case is being keenly observed by other African peoples and states with unresolved issues relating to the colonial era.
The return of the Herero and Nama skulls: Coming to terms with a difficult history
Hengari, Alfredo Tjiurimo
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
In his analysis of the failure over more than two decades to deal with the genocide, Alfredo Tjiurimo Hengari looks at the changing attitudes of Namibia’s SWAPO-led government and the role of the Nami...
The significance of the repatriation of Namibian human skulls
Katjavivi, Peter H.
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
In October 2011, the skulls of Namibian ancestors were returned to their country of origin.
Skullduggery and necrophilia in colonial Namibia
Erichsen, Casper W.
Article
2012
Pambazuka News
'Strong evidence' of genocide in Myanmar
Article
2015
Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera investigation reveals government triggered deadly communal violence for political gain.
They Came for the Children: Truth Commission Sheds Light on Canada's Genocide Against Indigenous Peoples
Lathem, Alexis
Article
2016
Toward Freedom
Imagine a village with all its children gone. For aboriginal peoples all across Canada, this was their lived reality, not the stuff of imagination. The story of what happened to the children -- who we...
This is Genocide
On Israel/Palestine
Rohricht, Alyssa
Article
2014
CounterPunch
To call what is going on in Israel and Palestine a “conflict” is to partake in the racist and blatantly false narrative that is being pushed by Israel. When one side fights with stones and homemade ro...
Thousands Of Israelis Take To The Streets Calling For Palestinian Genocide
Webb, Whitney
Article
2016
Massive rallies and Facebook campaigns calling for Palestinian genocide are ignored by Western mainstream media and Facebook despite concerns and collaborations aimed at stopping "calls to violence".
Untouchable - The Uses And Misuses Of 'Genocide Denial'
Unclassified
2017
MediaLens
One of the wonders of contemporary propaganda is the extent to which corporate commentators are in denial about their use of the term 'genocide denial'. Clearly, they believe they are using a neutral,...
Violent, Genocidal Anti-Palestinian Rhetoric Moving to US?
Sheen, David
Article
2014
Religion Dispatches
Earlier this week the Times of Israel published a post, written by American Yochanan Gordon, titled "When Genocide is Permissible," which concludes with the following question: "If political leaders ...

Sources Bookshelf

Crimes of War
What the Public Should Know (Crimes of War project)
Dworkin, Anthony; Gutman, Roy; Rieff, David; Mendez, Sheryl
Book
2007
An A-Z guide to the laws governing armed conflict and their application in practice. The chapters include discussions of the crimes prohibited by international humanitarian law, key terms relating to ...
Manufacturing Consent
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
The Media and the Rwanda Genocide
Thompson, Allan
Book
2007
The news media played a crucial role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide. Local media fueled the killings, while international media either ignored or seriously misunderstood what was happening. This is the f...

Media

New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.


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