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A moralist term for a politically or ethnically motivated mass-killing of civilians, as a single specific event, or a series of events, or genocide; characteristic of an atrocity is its brutal or systematic nature in violation of all moral principles; it is only justified in deviant social systems
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Critique: An original and unique study, "Exhibiting Atrocity: Memorial Museums and the Politics of Past Violence" provides documentation and analysis of a growing cultural institution-- Memorials and museums dedicated to showcasing social injustice and exploitation of ethnic, religious, political, and cultural minorities with the intent and purpose of preventing the reoccurrence of genocidal and other forms of violence.
Twitter: @birminghammail Facebook: Post: Birmingham Mail, Floor 6, Fort Dunlop, Fort Parkway, B24 9FF It seems that the Manchester atrocity will advantage some leading politicians, I believe, and that is utterly despicable.
Ashley Underwood QC said: "There is an arguable case that the State could and should have prevented the atrocity at Omagh," Outside court, Mr Gallagher added: "Hopefully this is the start of a truth recovery process."
Turse does remind us of the extreme character and tragedy of atrocity. In the end, however, he offers an uneven view of a controversial war.
All imagery used throughout Routine Atrocity is presented life-size and to scale, shown side-by-side with the actual real weaponry.
Significant advances in atrocity prevention have also been made outside of the United Nations.
The Army's Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute's MARO Mass Atrocity Response Operations: A Military Planning Handbook defines MARO as, "a contingency operation to halt the widespread and systematic use of violence by state or non-state armed groups against non-combatants."
Sections examine massacre and atrocity in ancient and pre-modern eras and colonial eras, memory and contested narratives and the dynamics of mass killings and atrocity in modern times.
In Making Sense of Mass Atrocity, Mark Osiel argues that the appropriate legal responses to mass atrocities ought to be derived from a rich understanding of how it is that such atrocities occur.
Obama notes: "In the face of a potential mass atrocity, our options are never limited to either sending in the military or standing by and doing nothing.
EU and International community have shown their concern over Indian atrocity in Kashmir and stressing for finding out the resolution of the issue.
The Nanking Atrocity, 1937-38: Complicating the Picture.