Tag Archives: genocide

Messages on the 65th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

Originally posted at Blog for Darfur. Yesterday marked the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, since 2005 commemorated by the United Nations as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and President Obama both made statements in … Continue reading

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The Genocide Convention

Today is the 61st anniversary of the approval of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.  It’s also the 1st anniversary of the release of the Genocide Prevention Task Force Report – a list of … Continue reading

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The Internet + Genocide: The Good, The Bad, The Questionable

Originally posted at Stop Genocide. The internet.  One of the best things about it is that anyone with a connection and a computer can use it to spread ideas, learn and connect with other people.  One of the scariest things?  … Continue reading

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Sudan Policy Review

Washington Post “The new U.S. policy, which will be formally unveiled Monday, calls for a campaign of “pressure and incentives” to cajole the government in Khartoum into pursuing peace in the troubled Darfur region, settling disputes with the autonomous government … Continue reading

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Washington, DC Honor the Past – Act Now for Darfur event

IMG_6549, originally uploaded by shaggy2797. Girl adds her postcard asking President Obama to act for Darfur at the Washington, DC event honoring Genocide Prevention Month and calling for action in Darfur. Photo copyright: Ryan Riley

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Taxes – not at ALL like the Holocaust

Dear “tea party” anti-tax activists: Taxes are not like the Holocaust.  They’re not even like war crimes.  They’re taxes – part of the price we pay to live in a country where we are ensured democratic transition of power, education, … Continue reading

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