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Israeli and Jewish perspectives on genocide prevention

Editorial by Yair Auron, historian and professor at the Open University of Israel



The Crisis Of Our Time

In the face of the istitutional, moral and cultural crisis that is spreading all over Europe, Theatre Franco Parenti opens its doors to the project by Gariwo, the forest of the Righteous, for the creation of a public discussion on the theme of personal responsibility facing the challenges of the new millennium. The theatre's great hall will host 4 meetings on the moral issues of our times, through which a reflection will be developed on the Righteous. 


For A Charter Of Values

Gariwo wishes to propose a debate on some ethical and cultural issues, in the face of the challenges of the new millennium. This is not about predisposing a political platform, but rather it aims at indicating a cultural horizon able to stimulate a common engagement within a plurality of cultures.These meetings aim at laying the premises of a Charter of Values on some moral issues of our times


Syria: freedom for Razan, Samira, Wa'el and Nazim

is the appeal launched by 32 human rights organization for the immediate release of the four activists kidnapped by an armed group in Douma (Damascus) on December 9, 2013. Since then there has been no news about them.


Tahir Elçi: one year after the murder still no truth

The investigations on the killing of the Kurdish lawyer, human rights activist and Head of Diyarbakir Bar Association, gave no results. Friends of Hrant denounce the attempt by the State to conceal the murder of Tahir Elçi just like the murder of Hrant Dink and demand justice.


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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