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Health-Based Approach May Help ID Groups At Risk Of Genocide
2011-09-19 09:55:07

Researchers from North Carolina State University are proposing a health-based approach to identifying groups at high risk of genocide, in a first-of-its-kind attempt to target international efforts to stop these mass killings before they start.

2011-08-04 10:29:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC applauds President Obama's announcement today of a bold initiative to strengthen the U.S.

2011-06-23 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Left without the legal protection of husbands after the ugly bloodletting of 1994, fifty women stood together in Rwanda to form AVEGA Agahozo, the Association of Widows of the Genocide, and 17 years later they are still helping one another and thousands of other survivors to get on with the business of living. For their work, the group will receive the 2011 Women's Rights Prize of The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation, a $500,000 unrestricted cash...

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2011-05-03 09:36:03

A leading genealogy website and the US Holocaust Museum are working together to fill gaps in some family histories with a project named The World Memory Project.

2010-09-14 01:05:23

September 21, 2010 marks the one year anniversary of the release of a landmark document produced by researchers at Concordia University.

2010-03-08 10:39:42

Experiences from the Holocaust led to the international community coming together and agreeing on the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

2010-01-19 17:10:18

A thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that cooperative organizations play an important role in the peace-building efforts undertaken in the wake of the Rwanda genocide.

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2009-11-09 07:30:00

Today, over 800 student activists converged on Capitol Hill for the largest lobby day to prevent genocide in history.

2009-10-08 16:03:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sudan Now campaign today released the following statement regarding the Obama administration's policy toward the government of Sudan: President Barack Obama will soon announce the long-awaited results of his administration's Sudan policy review.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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