On January 14, 2019, President Donald Trump signed the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act, a ground-breaking genocide prevention law, overwhelmingly adopted by the Senate and House, which codifies earlier measures including those implemented by the Obama Administration, and puts in place a set of clear policies and processes to prevent new atrocities. The
Lynne Tracy, Ambassadorial nominee to Armenia, confirms “the mass killings that ended 1.5 million lives,” but will not use the big G-word and say the profanity “Genocide.” In a forceful editorial, “U.S. Ambassador to Armenian Should Call the Armenian Genocide a Genocide,” Harut Sassounian, publisher of the California Courier, reproduces the amazing dialogue of denial
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION AND DIGNITY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE CRIME OF GENOCIDE AND OF THE PREVENTION OF THIS CRIME In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly established 9 December as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime.
Sassounian, Harut (March 1, 2018). Pres. Erdogan, a Menace to the World, Should be Stopped Before It’s Too Late. California Courier. http://www.thecaliforniacourier.com/pres-erdogan-a-menace-to-the-world-should-be-stopped-before-its-too-late/ Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has become a major danger to his own nation as well as many others. His actions and statements in recent years should seriously worry his neighbors and the entire
Event co-organized by lawmakers from left-wing Meretz and right- wing Likud By Judy Maltz | Dec. 26, 2017 | 9:41 PM Prompted by growing evidence of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, a diverse group of Israelis from across political and religious spectra are putting increased pressure on the government to end arms exports to rogue regimes.
A Major Critique: Israel Sells Arms to Countries Committing Genocide Prof. Yair Auron, Associate Director of the Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide in Jerusalem, has published courageously in Israel’s most influential newspaper, Haaretz -both in the Hebrew and English editions- a powerful critique of Israel’s arm sales to countries engaged or known to be threatening genocide. The critique
Website editor’s note: Elie Wiesel was one of the three co-founders of the Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide in Jerusalem, together with Shamai Davidson, M.D., Director of the Shalvata Psychiatric Hospital, and a specialist in treating Holocaust survivors, and Israel W. Charny who has served as Executive Director of the Institute from 1982. by
by Albert Nissman Nissman, Albert (1983). Philosophical Antitheses: Mending the World; Staying the Course; Revising the Age of Triage, JBN Book Review: Judaica Book News, 13, pp.18-19, 42-46. Dr. Albert Nissman is a Professor of Education, Graduate Division, Rider College The following is excerpted from the complete review of the Israel Charny book – excerpted