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Genocide Prevention Now

an important online magazine

The Holocaust and Genocide Institute of Jerusalem with the support of Carnegie Corporation of New York publishes a journalistic blog for "all people taking sides of protecting all human life".

Publication is every three months and it is comprehensive of both articles from thhe main world's newspapers and individual reflections of the people in charge of the Institute. Among the topics tackled the Iranian threat, the difficult situation in Congo, Holocaust denial, Darfur and the Armenian Genocide.

GPN Director Marc Sherman declared that Gariwo Website was added in the section devoted to the associations struggling to prevent genocide.

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13 November 2010

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Persecution prevention

memory, the Righteous, the international commitment

The prevention of genocide and more in general of the crimes against humanity ranks high in the international agenda after the tragedies of the Twentieth century in Europe and the outbreak of new persecutions and mass murder cases in the world. The countries' awareness has increased with the opening of the new millennium, but it is still too limited and ineffectual.
Daniel J. Goldhagen, author of the famous essay Hitler's Willing Executioners, in his subsequent essay Worse than war has coined a new word - eliminationism - to point at all forms of mass extermination, by underlining their feature as a choice lucidly made by villains to advantage themselves politically.

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