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    United Nations Report on North Korea

    John Park, Harvard Kennedy School Adjunct Lecturer, talked by video link from West Newton, Massachusetts, about a United Nations report on North Korea that accused leader Kim Jong-un of…

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    Senator John McCain on Syria

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ),a member of the Armed Services Committee, came to the floor to urge his colleagues to take action on the situation in Syria. He showed several graphic…

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    North Korea and Human Rights

    Shin Dong-hyuk was interviewed by Christian Caryl about his life in a North Korean internment camp, where he was born. He talked about the abuse of prisoners in the camp, including…

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    Book Discussion on All the Missing Souls and Wounded I Am More Awake

    David Scheffer, author of All the Missing Souls: A Personal History of the War Crimes Tribunals, and Julia Lieblich, co-author of Wounded I More Awake: Finding Meaning After Terror, talked…

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    Panel on War Crimes Tribunals

    Panelists discussed war crimes tribunals, both past and present, and if the legal infrastructure the world’s leading democracies have struggled to establish since the Nuremberg trials…

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    Book Discussion on Nazis on the Run

    Historian Gerald Steinacher reported on the many Nazi war criminals that avoided capture following the end of World War II. The author examined the routes or ‘ratlines’…

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    Book Discussion on When the Stars Fall to Earth

    Rebecca Tinsley, former BBC reporter and founder of Network for Africa, showed slides as she talked about her novel about 5 children who survived the genocide in Darfur. The novel is…

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    Book Discussion on Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

    Timothy Snyder, history professor at Yale University, presents a history of the mass killings led by Hitler and Stalin. Mr. Snyder examines the region between Berlin and Moscow…

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    Lessons on International Justice

    A discussion was held on Nazi crimes during World War II and the Nuremberg trials. Ken Hechler was a combat historian who interviewed Nazi leaders. Douglas Neckers is a scientist…

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    Rising Above Oppression Panel

    Authors talked about their books about battling oppression. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Marla Stone moderated.
    The panelists were: Phillip Kearney,…

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    World War II War Crimes Trials

    Panelists discussed World War II war crime trials. Topics included the philosophy and justification of holding the trials, and the problem of who was or was not put on trial. Joe…

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    Book Discussion on Operation Last Chance

    Efraim Zuroff talked about his book Operation Last Chance: One Man’s Quest to Bring Nazi Criminals to Justice (Palgrave Macmillan; November 10, 2009). In his book Mr. Zuroff,…

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    Book Discussion on Worse Than War

    Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, author of Hitler’s Willing Executioners, talked about his latest book which takes a wider look at the problem of genocide.  Mr. Goldhagen aruged that…

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    Book Discussion on A Journey to Darfur

    Nick Clooney talked about documentary he produced with his son, actor George Clooney, A Journey to Darfur. He talked about the creation and response to the documentary. He also talked…

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    Armenian Genocide

    Andrew Goldberg discussed his movie, The Armenian Genocide. He talked about the Armenian Genocide, speaking on the events leading up to it, the internal politics that allowed the genocide…

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    After Words with Neal Bascomb

    Neal Bascomb talked about his book Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World’s Most Notorious Nazi (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; March 11,…

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    Situation in Darfur

    A panel of ambassadors, politicians and human rights activists discussed what students, the community and the government can do to stop the atrocities in the Darfur region of…

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    Situation in Sudan

    A panel discussion was held on the continuation of violence in Sudan and violations of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) by the National Congress Party. 

    The CPA, signed on…

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    Situation in Darfur

    A forum discussed the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. 

    Kenneth Bacon gave a speech entitled “On Our Watch” discussing the situation in Darfur and issuing a call to action…

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    Case for an International Justice System

    Dr. Fanton talked about the status of human rights in the world. He talked about the history of international justice and spoke optimistically about the future of these…

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