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How this trial set precedent for prosecuting rape as war crime

During the 1994 Rwandan genocide, rape was used as a “weapon of war,” the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda was told almost 20 years ago. It was said that sexual violence was directed by political and military leaders. 433 more words


The Power of the Rosary

Today we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, formerly known as the feast of Our Lady of Lepanto, commemorating the decisive and miraculous victory of the Christian fleet over the large Turkish force.   718 more words

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Historian Daniel Magaziner On Paul Kagame's Visit to Yale

As some of you may know, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame was recently invited to speak at Yale. As expected, a lot of people expressed their outrage, citing Kagame’s deplorable human rights record. 659 more words


Chris Selley: Are we really any good at peacekeeping?

Earlier this week, my colleague Matt Gurney made a compelling case that Canada joining a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Africa is a pretty lousy idea. 874 more words

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Viktor E Frankl: Man's Search for Meaning

Viktor E. Frankl
Man’s Search for Meaning

This was one of those required books in High School that actually did what it was meant to do. 648 more words


Author Branding –

When I first heard the word branding, I shuddered. What does this have to do with being a novelist? I’m not some kind of commodity or product. 425 more words

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Kelsie Harriman: Where Was God? The Horror at St. Famille

There is a Catholic church in Kigali, Rwanda called St. Famille. It is a large structure made of red bricks that stands on a hill overlooking the city of Kigali. 781 more words