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Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing

Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing news and analysis from The Nation

  • September 22, 2005

    The Perils of UN Reform

    Long-awaited reform efforts at the United Nations have fallen far short of Kofi Annan's original vision. But despite John Bolton's antagonism, there has been progress.

    Stephen Schlesinger

  • July 14, 2005

    Willing Executioners

    Machete Season is an attempt to trace what went on in the minds of the Hutus who helped exterminate their Tutsi fellow citizens in Rwanda.

    Fatin Abbas

  • September 2, 2004

    The Burden of Memory

    Perhaps you noticed them in the main square of your town this year--or last year, or any year you've been alive, in any town where you've ever lived: a group of people solemnly assembled, a pries

    Meline Toumani

  • June 24, 2004

    Genocide in Darfur

    Africa Action has launched a petition, supported by the Congressional Black Caucus, that calls on Secretary of State Colin Powell to name the genocide in Darfur and to support immediate intervention to stop the killing.

    Salih Booker and Ann-Louise Colgan

  • August 14, 2003

    Letter From Rwanda

    Gacaca courts begin to yield justice.

    Victoria Brittain


  • October 5, 2000

    The Former Yugoslavia

    During the Kosovo crisis of last year, it was commonplace if not routine to hear two mantras being intoned by those who had decided that "never" would be about the right time to resist ethnic cleansing with a show of force. We were incessantly told (were we not?) that NATO's action would drive the Serbs into the arms of Slobodan Milosevic. And we were incessantly told (were we not?) that the same NATO action would intensify, not alleviate, the plight of the Kosovar refugees.  Now there has been an election that was boycotted by almost all Kosovars and by the government of Montenegro. And even with the subtraction of these two important blocs of opposition voters, it is obvious that Milosevic has been humiliated, exposed, unmasked, disgraced.

    Christopher Hitchens

  • April 20, 2000

    Humanitarian Intervention: A Forum

    Holly Burkhalter

    Holly Burkhalter has more than twenty years' experience in the human rights field.

    Various Contributors