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Persecutions

Silence and denial surround Srebrenica

Professor Yair Auron is a genocide researcher, as well as the founder of Gariwo Israel. In a Haaretz article of 10 July, he reflects on the cloak of amnesia still covering the awareness of the genocide perpetrated in the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica 20 years ago.


Srebrenica 20 years on

On 11 July 1995 the Serb-Bosnian troops led by general Ratko Mladic entered Srebrenica, killing 8372 Muslim men and boys. Twenty years later, the massacre still divided the countries in the region.


​Runaway from occupied Croatia

Zeev Milo is 93 years old. The son to Croatian millers, a Jewish survivor to the Holocaust thanks to his runaway into the Italian zone of Yugoslavia, out of gratefulness for those who rescued him, he published several books about his story. Here we present an interview with him. 


The protest march for Kamp Armen

"Return Kamp Armen to the Armenians" is the slogan of the protest march called at 19:30 downtown Istanbul for the return of the former orphanage and summer camp to their rightful owners. A rally will also take place in Ankara. Since 52 days Kamp Armen Solidarity movement and the Armenian youth organization Nor Zartonk are occupying the site after blocking the demolition of the camp.


What Turkish Armenians have to say

What are the newest developments in the Turkish-Armenian relations in the year of the centenary of the Armenian genocide? What do the recent elections in Turkey mean for the Armenians? We hereby publish in French the article that Professor Michel Marian published in the last issue of Nouvelles d'Arménie.


MOAS, a NGO to rescue migrants at sea

MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) is a maritime rescue station for migrants, as well as the first rescue mission entirely funded by private entrepreneurs. We talked with Regina Catrambone about this activity, the European response to migration flows and the value of the “Righteous in the Mediterranean”.


Persecutions, torture, massacres

the violation of human rights

Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, approved in Paris by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948, states: "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood".The day before the General Assembly itself had approved in New York the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, which was defined as the intentional destruction, as a whole or in part, of"a national, ethnical, racial or religious group", with the well-known exclusion of the political groups due to the opposition of the Eastern Bloc countries, which feared being charged for persecuting their foes (the so-called enemies of the people who were condemned to forced labour in the Gulag camps).

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