Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Genocide: The uses and abuses of the G-word

Genocide is the ultimate crime. All the more reason to use the word carefully

"NO LESS than the act itself, “the politics of genocide can be heartbreaking.” That is what Sophal Ear, who fled Cambodia as a ten-year-old and now works as a politics professor in the United States, remembers feeling as a young man"

"Professor William Schabas sees two trends in the definition of genocide..."

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