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Kosovo and Serbia Team Up to Search for Missing Victims

Kosovo and Serbia Team Up to Search for Missing Victims

In a symbolic act of cooperation, Serbia and Kosovo pledged to uncover the truth about the fate of 1,700 missing victims in the Kosovo War in 1998 and 1999. Representatives from Kosovo’s Government Missing Persons Commission and Serbia’s Missing Persons Commission met on 14 June and visited a potential mass grave in the village of […]

The Rescuers: Heroism in Hard Times

The Rescuers: Heroism in Hard Times

The Rescuers is the latest film from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Michael King, which poignantly uncovers the largely unknown stories of 13 courageous diplomats, who, at tremendous personal cost, sacrificed their careers, families and livelihoods, working desperately to save people they didn’t know – ultimately saving tens of thousands of Jews during World War II. The […]

Book Review: Timothy Snyder’s Bloodlands

It Tolls for Thee “By making death itself anonymous,” wrote Hannah Arendt in 1951’s The Origins of Totalitarianism, “[mass killing] robbed death of its meaning… Death merely set a seal on the fact that [someone] had never existed.” For Arendt, the industrial nature of Soviet and Nazi mass murder brought European society to an apex […]

Book Review: Daniel Goldhagen’s Worse Than War

A Cure For Genocide? Inviting guests over for dinner to discuss genocide is not likely to result in many takers. The unsettling topic did not draw droves of attendees to the Bruno Kreisky Forum on Oct. 28 to hear a lecture about it either. Nonetheless, a room full of open ears entertained the topic as […]

The Eyes of the Dead

The Eyes of the Dead

So many cases of genocide have passed unchallenged that perpetrators do not believe they will ever be held accountable. In fact, there has been a consistent pattern by the international community neither to intervene nor to take seriously the implications of grave human rights abuses that do not directly affect the interests of individual states. […]

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