The evening first welcomed guests at a reception featuring exhibitions on the history of the Genocide
, musicians playing Armenian music, and displays of Armenian artwork.
Some scholars, including the dean of Yale's law school, argue that corporations can aid or abet genocide
under Article 4 of the Genocide
efforts to recognize the genocide
-- resolutions passed the House in 1974 and 1985 -- but each has failed because the government fears offending a military ally.
Docker seeks to support his argument(s) by employing 'genocide
studies on the one hand, and literary, cultural and intellectual history on the other, and so bring out new dimensions to the historical study of genocide
and violence' (p.
Many nations have recognized the genocide
but Armenians charge that Turkey refuses to take responsibility for what happened.
The International Association of Genocide
Scholars affirmed in 2005 that the killings were a genocide
The broader charge was always risky, but for many advocates it is an article of faith that genocide
Granted, there was an ongoing and deadly war between north and south Sudan that undoubtedly complicated matters, but the point is that if there is ever to be any hope of halting genocide
then early warning signals need to be gathered, analyzed, and acted upon.
Not only did the majority of Assembly Members recognise the genocide
in 2002, but also 32 out of an eligible 45 signed a Statement of Opinion supporting the exact words of our petition in March of this year.
Chalk and Jonassohn's inclusion of the Mongols as well as Asian genocides
also break the trope of perpetrators generally being of European origin.
It is the first court of its kind to prosecute war crimes since Nuremberg and the first to include genocide
as a crime punishable under its statute.
Some contributors have harsh words for the West in its inaction, and complicity, with respect to genocides
in Bosnia, Guatemala, and Iraq.