Violent instincts aren't reserved for tyrants, psychopaths, soldiers or citizens just following orders. Genocide is an extreme expression of a type of human behavior that is way too normal.
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In an op-ed appearing this month in The Wall Street Journal, Sojourners President Jim Wallis and I argue that President Barack Obama should now move t...
Does the Obama administration plan to commemorate the Rwandan genocide by letting another innocent 1,000,000 Africans die?
The word "genocide" should never be used as a starting point for comparison; it is simply a common ground where we can meet.
I ask myself what, if anything, the world had learned in the 15 years since the Rwandan tragedy? How close are we to fulfilling the vow of "Never Again" that was promised over 60 years ago?
It is officially Genocide Prevention Month -- a month which is dedicated to honoring the memories of the six genocides that are commemorated throughout April by working to prevent future atrocities.
Survivors of genocide have joined together and declared April "Genocide Prevention Month" and are observing the 30-day span to remember those they lost in their struggle to escape systematic extinction.
It is only by recognizing that genocide will happen again that we can insist that our government take on a policy of genocide prevention rather than one of reaction.
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