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Current History. 2019; 118807149–153 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.807.149
Published: 01 April 2019
... refugees Myanmar military junta Burma Bangladesh British Empire colonialism migration Buddhists Muslims Rakhine ethnic cleansing genocide Aung San Suu Kyi 149 Myanmar has consolidated its impunity, making its crimes a fait accompli. To do so, it first destabilized the legitimacy of...
Current History. 2018; 117798129–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.798.129
Published: 01 April 2018
... refugees terrorism genocide ethnic cleansing Buddhist Muslim Aung San Suu Kyi South Asia 129 Bangladesh has neither the military nor the diplomatic power to force a solution on Myanmar. Bangladesh Copes With the Rohingya Crisis By Itself NAVINE MURSHID Growing up in Bangladesh in the 1980s...
Current History. 2017; 116790183–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.790.183
Published: 01 May 2017
...Susan Thomson Rather than addressing the trauma inflicted by genocidal violence, the ruling party has used a program of national ethnic unity and reconciliation to reinforce its political authority. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California...
Current History. 2017; 11678635–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.786.35
Published: 01 January 2017
... Menon genocide humanitarian intervention Universal Declaration Human Rights Syria Aleppo Rwanda Libya al-Qaddafi Barack Obama global norms PERSPECTIVE Does an international community exist? Up to a point. Certainly, world politics cannot be reduced to a ceaseless Hobbes- ian rivalry...
Current History. 2015; 114774285–287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.774.285
Published: 01 October 2015
...Howard Eissenstat Ronald Grigor Suny has written a history of the Armenian genocide that goes beyond familiar partisan interpretations and does justice to the full complexity of the tragedy. “They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else”: A History of the Armenian Genocide , by Ronald Grigor...
Current History. 2014; 113766318–323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.766.318
Published: 01 November 2014
... University of California 318 [T]he war undoubtedly acted as a major catalyst to an aspect of the modern world we have seen time and time again, namely the mobilization of ethnic groups by great powers for their own geopolitical interests. Genocidal Legacies of the Great War MARK LEVENE High up in remote...
Current History. 2014; 113765284–289 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.765.284
Published: 01 October 2014
... as a crucial step to meet Ankara s aspirations of becoming a more important regional player. Turkey is also driven by mounting international pressure to recognize the Armenian genocide, as momentum builds toward commemorations of its centennial in 2015. Even in light of the renewed optimism, the out...
Current History. 2013; 112754188–194 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.754.188
Published: 01 May 2013
... Congo Rwanda Hutu Tutsi Bosco Ntaganda Paul Kagame minerals land nationality ethnicity Joseph Kabila Laurent Kabila genocide International Criminal Court 188 [T]he arrest of Ntaganda and his trial should serve as reminders to the Rwandan author- ities that their interference in...
Current History. 2011; 11073232–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.732.32
Published: 01 January 2011
... Criminal Court Augusto Pinochet Omar Hassan al-Bashir Luis Moreno-Ocampo genocide Madeleine Albright United Nations Bill Clinton International Criminal Tribunal Former Yugoslavia 32 In many instances human rights violations are better confronted as a political problem rather than as...
Current History. 2010; 109726151–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.726.151
Published: 01 April 2010
... Action Battalion Bangladesh Nationalist Party Jamaat-e-Islami Sheikh Hasina Pakistan justice impunity genocide 151 Stints in power have been occasions to wipe out opponents, justice has meant vengeance, and egregious abuses have been legalized through immunity. Bangladesh s Quest for...
Current History. 2001; 100647278–283 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.647.278
Published: 01 September 2001
... genocide and colonialism, claims now embedded in Western thinking about Tibet. Com- ponent myths include the view that Tibet was incontrovertibly independent until 1951 but has since been reduced to an occupied and exploited country, and the belief that Tibetans have met with demographic catastrophe and a...