Posts Tagged ‘United States’

By Sara L. Bloomfield –May 1, 2011

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Sixty-five years ago at the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany, 22 defendants stood in the dock. They represented a cross-section of Nazi diplomatic, economic, political and military leadership, and became the first people in history to be indicted for crimes against humanity. (more…)

By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press – Tue Apr 26, 2011

WICHITA, Kan. – An 84-year-old immigrant accused of participating in the 1994 Rwandan genocide went on trial Tuesday in Kansas in an immigration case that the Justice Department says is the first of its kind in the U.S. (more…)

Op-ed by Stephen Kinzer–Boston Globe April 1, 2011

ONE OF THE most effective arguments in favor of American intervention in Libya is that it is necessary to prevent “another Rwanda.’’ But the situation in Libya has nothing in common with what happened in Rwanda. Repeat: nothing in common. (more…)

 

By BARBARA CROSSETTE–December 17, 1999 

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 16A strongly worded report issued today by an international panel of experts holds both the United Nations and leading member countries, primarily the United States, responsible for failing to prevent or end the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, which cost hundreds of thousands of lives. (more…)

During the 1994 massacres, not even churches were safe. Clergy are among the charged, and the nation is in a spiritual crisis.

September 30, 2003|Solomon Moore | LATimes Staff Writer (more…)

CNN April 06, 2004

Western powers bear “criminal responsibility” for Rwanda’s 1994 genocide because they did not attempt to stop it, the commander of the U.N. peacekeeping force in the country at the time has said. (more…)

By Patrick Carmichael, University of Reading, UK

Abstract

This article reviews current technological developments, particularly Peer-to-Peer technologies and Distributed Data Systems, and their value to community memory projects, particularly those concerned with the preservation of the cultural, literary and administrative data of cultures which have suffered genocide or are at risk of genocide. (more…)