Nov 11 - 1. Atrocities in the Modern Era a. Are we better...

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1. Atrocities in the Modern Era a. Are we better equipped to prevent atrocities and bring those who perpetrate them to justice? b. The shadow of WWII and the Holocaust hangs in out era c. Multiple acts of horror since 1945 2. Cambodia 3. Yugoslavia a. Lessons about resurgence of nationalism, era of looking to supernational development 4. Rwanda a. Colonialism legacy b. Can you avoid violence in this? c. Can colonialism occur without fighting? 5. Prisoners of war a. Not supposed to be killed 6. Before WWII there were 4 Geneva conventions for setting up treatment of civilians 7. War Crimes and Justice a. Nuremberg Trials a.i. 1945 brought about peace and payback for crimes b. International Military Tribune for the Far East b.i. Japanese, b.ii. Consensue because there is an estaqblished good and bad guy, easy to punish “bad” c. UN Declaration of Human Rights (1948) c.i. Some countries abstain c.ii. Most regulatory document for equal treatment d. Helsinki (1975) e. International Tribunal for Crimes in Yugoslavia
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