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Guatemala, the Question of Genocide

Edited by Elizabeth A. Oglesby and Diane M. Nelson. In Guatemala, it was called the “trial of the century”: the 2013 prosecution of former de facto head of state (1982-1983) General José…

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Ratko Mladic. From Battlefield to Courtroom

Ahead of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic’s war crimes verdict next week, BIRN has compiled all its reports on the landmark case into an open access e-book. The…

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Perpetrating Genocide: A Criminological Account

By network member Kjell Anderson. Focusing on the relationship between the micro level of perpetrator motivation and the macro level normative discourse, this book offers an in-depth explanation for the…

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Red Famine

By Anne Applebaum.  In 1929 Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization—in effect a second Russian revolution—which forced millions of peasants off their land and onto collective farms. The result…

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