Holocaust

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 5th, 2014
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By Selam Kidane Just like the Holocaust deniers who contend that the Holocaust never happened and the Nazis did not murder six million Jews, the notion of homicidal gas chambers is a myth, and any deaths of Jews that did occur under the Nazis were the result of wartime privations, not of systematic p...
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In East Africa
Apr 8th, 2014
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By John Prendergast Twenty years after Rwanda’s horrors, there are signs of hope for a more effective international response to future genocides—but only if we recognize the evolution in genocidal tactics. Exactly 20 years ago, the sitting government in Rwanda commenced a genocide against minority Tu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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20 years ago the 1994 Rwandan genocide started. In just 100 days some 800,000 to a million people were killed. The world stood by, the international community did literally nothing. The phrase “never again” coined after the Holocaust got an empty phrase. Although, very ironically, Rwanda was on the U...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2014
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Playing dead – People lie down in a pedestrian zone as part of an art project in Frankfurt in remembrance of the 528 victims of the Katzbach Nazi concentration camp. The inmates were forced to work for the former Adler industrial factory. They took part in a death march to the concentration cam...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 13th, 2013
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By: Aaron Niles Ryerson University held an event on Monday honouring both Holocaust Remembrance Day and Rwanda Genocide Memorial Day. Presented by the Azrieli Foundation, a Jewish philanthropy organization,”Write to Heal” brought survivors of the Holocaust and the Rwandan genocide to speak about thei...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 26th, 2012
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Exiled Somali journalists living in Nairobi were struck with disbelief this week when daily newspapers published a statement by the Department of Refugee Affairs ordering all Somali refugees to move to refugee camps. “The refugees, particularly those living in urban centers, are contributing to insec...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
May 23rd, 2012
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Among the findingsof a new international survey, commissioned by the BBC and performed by an outfit called Globescan, is that the four least popular countries in the world, or at least in the 22 countries surveyed, are Pakistan, Iran, North Korea – and Israel. Polling residents of the U.S., Canada, M...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 8th, 2012
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Rather than tell me of African independence, Tell me of her DECOLONIZATION! rather than tell me to celebrate some independence, Rather tell me when we would celebrate her DECOLONIZATION! We were colonised, right? Yes! That is a fact!And have we been decolonised? NO!We were give something called an in...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Apr 12th, 2012
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Günter Grass has been transformed overnight into the poster boy of Neo-Nazis, leftist anti-Semites, and jihadists from all around the world.  This is of course thanks to his “poem,” in which he proclaims Israel a far worse danger to world peace than Iran is.  (Grass’s original poem is in the language...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 1st, 2012
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y wife and I just saw the film “In Darkness,” which tells the true story of a Polish man who saved a dozen Jewish men, women and children from the Nazis by hiding them for 14 months in sewers. The heroism of the man is clear, but so is the depressing state of a world […]...