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Genocide Prevention Month

What We Must Never Forget About Genocide

Rev. Timothy C. Geoffrion, Ph.D. | Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion
Rev. Timothy C. Geoffrion, Ph.D.

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.

Obama Can Make a Difference in Darfur

John Prendergast | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Prendergast

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...

A New Hope to End Genocide

Andrew Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Slack

Does the Obama administration plan to commemorate the Rwandan genocide by letting another innocent 1,000,000 Africans die?

The Last Survivor: Survivor Networks

Michael Pertnoy and Michael Kleiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Pertnoy and Michael Kleiman

The word "genocide" should never be used as a starting point for comparison; it is simply a common ground where we can meet.

Rwanda 15 Years Later: A Survivor's Reflections

Jacqueline Murekatete | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jacqueline Murekatete

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?

April Showers Bring... Genocide?

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Boyce

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.

The Last Survivor: A Genocide Happened Here

Michael Pertnoy and Michael Kleiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Pertnoy and Michael Kleiman

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.

The Last Survivor: Stop Saying 'Never Again'

Michael Pertnoy and Michael Kleiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Pertnoy and Michael Kleiman

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.