Recent Holocaust and Genocide Articles

Curated by Nikki Bambauer

After Documenting Nazi Crimes, A French Priest Exposes ISIS Attacks on Yazidis

NPR, March 18, 2018
Father Patrick Desbois has spent the last 15 years uncovering details about Nazi massacres in Eastern Europe. He has now turned his attention to Iraq and Syria, where he is documenting ISIS’s crimes against the Yazidi. Read Article >

Holocaust Is Fading From Memory, Survey Finds

New York Times, April 12, 2018
A recent survey showed that 41 percent of Americans and 66 percent of millennials do not know what Auschwitz is. How will we continue to teach about the Holocaust when the survivors are gone? Read Article >

The Right Holocaust Lessons Can Help Us Prevent The Next One

Forward, April 17, 2018
Are we teaching the “right” lessons about the Holocaust? According to this article’s author, much Holocaust education ignores the systemic structures that gave rise of Nazism. Only by looking at how Nazism and prejudice continue to exist within democratic societies can we hope to prevent future genocide. Read Article >

Romeo and Juliet in Kigali

Hidden Brain (NPR Podcast), April 16, 2018
During the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, hateful radio broadcasts spread propaganda throughout the East African country. Ten years later, the radio once again became a tool; this time, however, it was used for reconciliation. Listen >

US probing atrocities against Myanmar’s Rohingya

New York Post, April 25, 2018
Since August 2017, nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from their homes in Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh. The State Department has recently confirmed that the U.S. government is actively investigating atrocities against the Rohingya. Read Article >

Posted by Admin on April 30, 2018

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