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  • Elan Steinberg dies at 59; former head of World Jewish Congress

    Elan Steinberg dies at 59; former head of World Jewish Congress
    The son of Holocaust survivors, Elan Steinberg preferred to keep his family history private. But the fierce strategist and former leader of the World Jewish Congress was clearly motivated by it, according to observers, as he relentlessly pushed to...
  • "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" by Grigoris Balakian

    "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" by Grigoris Balakian
    "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" By Grigoris Balakian Translated by Peter Balakian with Aris Sevag Alfred A. Knopf. 509 pp. $35 Armenian Golgotha is the astonishing memoir of Father Grigoris Balakian (1876-1934), a work...
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  • A history of genocide, as intriguingly told by imperfect actors

    A history of genocide, as intriguingly told by imperfect actors
    Oral histories are only as good as their sources. So the amateur actors researching the systematic extermination of the Herero tribe of Namibia by German colonial occupiers in and around 1907 have a crippling problem. These well-meaning thespians,...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Never Fall Down' details horrors of Khmer Rouge

    Not Just for Kids: 'Never Fall Down' details horrors of Khmer Rouge
    -------------------- Never Fall Down A Novel Patricia McCormick Balzer + Bray: 224 pp., $17.99, ages 14 and up -------------------- When it comes to genocide, Hitler is obviously well covered. There are countless titles for young readers about the...
  • Loughner video with 'genocide' and 'torture' ramblings is released

    Loughner video with 'genocide' and 'torture' ramblings is released
    A YouTube video that prompted the suspension of Tucson shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner in September was released Friday by officials at Pima Community College and included rambling statements such as "We are examining the torture of students" and...
  • Photos: Marches and commemorations in Southland mark Armenian genocide

    <b>Photos: </b>Marches and commemorations in Southland mark Armenian genocide
  • Notorious police figure from Mexico's 'dirty war' dies

     
    Mexico "Dirty War" police: The arrest in 2004 of former police commander Miguel Nazar Haro stirred hopes that a top official would finally be held accountable for the killings and disappearances of leftist dissidents during Mexico's so-called Dirty War....
  • Suicide bombing at Baghdad funeral kills 32 people

     
    A suicide car bomb detonated Friday at a busy Baghdad intersection as a funeral procession was passing by, killing 32 people and injuring 65, authorities said....
  • Former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt faces genocide charges

     
    Efrain Rios Montt, the former dictator of Guatemala who oversaw one of the nation's bloodiest periods, will stand trial on genocide charges and other crimes stemming from a 36-year civil war, a judge rules....
  • French council throws out legislation on genocide denial

     
    A new, controversial French law meant to punish deniers of 1915 mass killings of Armenians was thrown out by the country’s Constitutional Council on Tuesday, but President Nicolas Sarkozy said a new version would be drafted for approval....
  • Armenian genocide successors' claims against insurers dismissed

     
    Survivors of Armenian genocide victims can't sue German insurance companies for failing to pay claims on their ancestors because only the federal government has the power to bring foreign entities to U.S. courts, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...