The Armenian Genocide is now rarely front page news, but it roils in the background as Turkey continues to struggle with its very large non-Turkish Muslim population.
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If we are ever going to actually end genocide, we need to intervene while it’s happening, not apologize or regret our lack of action years later, after it ends.
Lack of personal responsibility is why we failed on Darfur, and the continuing lack of accountability is why we are likely to fail again elsewhere
Putting right the terrible suffering which has been systematically inflicted upon the Rohingya is going to require a great deal of political courage.
This year Holocaust commemoration also marks the 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation. The focus is on the suffering of the victims and the courage of the survivors.
Told or untold, known or unknown, the story of the Rwandan genocide still rouses raw passions and powerful emotions.
The military might of Sudan regime would not prevail as long as the women of Nuba have the generosity to share their last gourd of beer with a stranger in distress.
Mojzes’ analysis of Balkan genocides of the 20th Century imparts vital facts on mass violence, but is dented by insufficient knowledge of legal frameworks.
The best way to honour those whom the international community failed in Rwanda twenty years ago is to learn the right lessons and apply them today with greater resolve.
In contemporary Rwanda, women are willing to speak out and actively shape public discourse on such issues as the government, ethnicity, the genocide, and sexual violence.
Though the failure of the international community to prevent and alleviate suffering in Syria is lamentable, it is too early to despair over the future of the R2P.
A historically framed IR, informed by a historical-sociological perspective, not only enriches IR theory but also helps to understand questions of transformation and phenomenon such as genocide.