Reflections on Genocide

What is Genocide?

By Yehonatan Alsheh
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Most discussions regarding what has become by now an almost chronic question: “what is genocide?” tend to focus on the epistemological aspect of this question. This question is understood as an inquiry regarding the adequacy of a specific analytic concept to a specific factual pattern of events. This recurring pattern is supposedly traceable in a certain…

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The Concept of Genocide and the Partial Destruction of the National Group

By Daniel Feierstein
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Ever since the 3rd U.N. General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide on December 9, 1948, international law has faced a paradox. The international community resolved to make the systematic annihilation of populations a universal jurisdiction crime with no statute of limitations. But by protecting some groups…

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Genocide and Effacement: A Conference on Cambodia, a Painting, and Ways of Knowing

By Alexander Hinton
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In December 2010, I participated in a conference in Paris entitled, “Cambodge, Le Génocide Effacé.” Cambodia, The Genocide Effaced. The metaphor here is powerful and operates on several levels, ones that take us from the act itself to the ways we think about genocide, including the origin of the term and the work of the…

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Logos Journal - Scalia Myths

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