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Posts Tagged / The Genocide Convention (subject)

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Religious minorities targeted; Part 1 of a three-part series: Genocide and Christian Refugees

It is time for the Trudeau government to take offthe rose-coloured glasses and recognize that organized religiously motivated violence is the top international security threat facing the world in 2016. Assyrians and other ancient Christian communities in Iraq and Syria are being deliberately targeted and systematically wiped out by Islamic State forces. And the Yezidi people are [...]

  • Jul 09 / 2016
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Human rights: Genocide on the retreat?

The good news is that a genuine – and unprecedented – global consensus has emerged over the last ten years: State sovereignty is not a license to kill. Mass atrocity crimes have become the world’s business Slaughtering people not for anything they do, but simply for who they are – their national, ethnic, racial, religious, [...]