Militarisation

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of Defense William Cohen and other leading figures call on new administration and Congress to make preventing genocide and mass atrocities a national priority.
The following Joint Statement was released to the press simultaneously in Pakistan and India on November 30 2008.
At least 200 people have been killed in the Nigerian town of Jos after two days of violence, officials say.
The UN Committee Against Torture issues recommendations addressing the economic, social and cultural root causes of violence in Kenya as well as specific forms of torture and ill-treatment against women and children.
Le 9 novembre 1938, le régime politique nazi organise dans toute l’Allemagne la première étape de la violente persécution antisémite qui se prolongera ensuite jusqu’à la Shoah.
L’association laïque, Africa, de la cité des 4 000 de La Courneuve a, comme chaque année depuis sa création en 1987, commémoré le 47e anniversaire des massacres d’Algériennes et d’Algériens à Paris.
Article by Luisa Morgantini, originally published in the "Il Manifesto" Newspaper.
"Here is an unassailable truth: if sexual violence is not addressed during the course of a conflict, then sexual violence will haunt the post-conflict period, and make of the ostensible peace a mockery for half the population."
Statement on behalf of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF).
A joint letter has been sent to the Chief Prosecutor urging that the amended indictment include charges of rape and other forms of sexual violence perpetrated against women by Bosnian Serb forces under Karadzic’s command.
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