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Reflecting on Rwandan Genocide: 20 years

Reflecting on Rwandan Genocide: 20 years

April 7, 2014


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On April 6, 1994, a private Dassault Falcon 50 jet carrying Rwandan President Juvénal Habyarimana was shot down as it approached the runway at Kigali International Airport. The crash triggered a genocidal slaughter unlike anything the world had seen since World War II. At least 800,000 people wer...

North Korean crimes constitute genocide

North Korean crimes constitute genocide

February 26, 2014


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A commission at the United Nations accused the North Korean government of committing crimes against humanity in a report released on Feb. 17. The investigation documented an extensive list of crimes — “extermination, murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortions and other ...

Elie Wiesel, Rwandan president discuss genocide

Elie Wiesel, Rwandan president discuss genocide

September 30, 2013


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  Nobel Peace Laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel and Rwanda President Paul Kagame discussed U.S. intervention in Syria at Cooper Union as part of a controversial event titled “Genocide: Do the strong have an obligation to protect the weak?” on Sunday. Rabbi Shmuley Boteach m...

United States is left with no good option concerning Syria

United States is left with no good option concerning Syria

September 3, 2013


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An ambivalent American public is weary of another armed conflict where both the strategic goals and scope of the intervention remain hazy, which is the current state of mind about the United States’ involvement in Syria. The failed 1993 humanitarian intervention in Somalia underscores this dilemma...

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