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March to Protect History

Today, Armenians commemorate those who lost their lives during the Genocide on April 24, the day in 1915 when several hundred Armenian intellectuals and professionals were arrested and executed as the start of the genocide. 400 more words

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The March for Freedom - A Story of a Teenager’s Survival

“It was a bloodbath. I thought I was going to die”, he emotionally said while holding back his tears. As he spoke, you could hear the slight quiver in his voice which resonated from pain, sadness and of despair. 1,175 more words

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Small Country by Gaël Faye

Thank you to Crown Publishing Hogarth and NetGalley for an early review copy of Small Country by Gaël Faye, which will publish June 5, 2018.  All thoughts are my own. 222 more words

Beauty Queens

Mr. Assad is back in the news. This time, he has used chemical weapons against his own people yet again, in addition to massive artillery bombardment of a residential neighbourhood in the capital of his country, in an outrage that he and his military can scarcely masquerade as a war.  831 more words

Cartoons More Likely To Get Me Killed

Commemorating White Armband Day Transnationally and in Virtual Spaces

Our Conference Showcase Series continues. Guest blogger Johanna Paul writes about the emergence of White Armband Day (Dan Bijelih Traka), a commemoration day related to the war crimes committed in Prijedor during the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1992-1995). 1,439 more words

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