Fight hate, fight genocide

There are eight stages to a genocide, according to Gregory H. Stanton, and for each of those stages, there is a range of ways to battle the hate that feeds genocidal mass murder. Today I want to touch on these antidotes to hate but please review Stanton’s Genocide Watch paper ...

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Gracious Guests

Steadfastly throughout our trip, Bosnia’s inhabitants have provided us their warmth, laughter, and pain. For us, this is a learning experience. For them, this is their home. Our little hotel, nestled in a bustling yet quaint corner in Old City, faces a small café that spills onto the street where ...

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Seeds of Hope

Saliha Osmanović’s garden overflows with life. Wayward dogs and cats curl up in the grass beside it, taking a reprieve in the green tendrils that ebb into rows of nourishment for the 63-year-old woman whose family was murdered in the Bosnian genocide. After serving us dinner in her courtyard at ...

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They thought they were larger than god

“They thought they were larger than god,” Almir Alić tells us as we gaze at an image of a Serbian soldier drawing his leg back to kick a lifeless body face down on the street. We are huddled in his sweltering conference room on the eighth floor of the ICTY ...

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