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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...
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...
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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...
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The absence of reconciliation
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
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...
The genocide in Namibia (1904-08) and its consequences
Kössler, Reinhart; Melber, Henning
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
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
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
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...
Israel's Exterminatory Impulse Toward Gaza
A Protracted Genocide
Disproportionate power yields the psychopathology of sadism.
A Marxist History of the World part 89: 1941-1945: barbarism in a world gone mad
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...
Return of stolen skulls by Germany to Namibia: Closure of a horrible chapter?
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
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.
In October 2011, the skulls of Namibian ancestors were returned to their country of origin.
'Strong evidence' of genocide in Myanmar
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
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
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...
Violent, Genocidal Anti-Palestinian Rhetoric Moving to US?
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 ...
Crimes of War
What the Public Should Know (Crimes of War project)
Dworkin, Anthony; Gutman, Roy; Rieff, David; Mendez, Sheryl
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 ...
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
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
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...
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