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Perspectives: Drawings From Darfur

View drawings and descriptions in their own words from children who survived atrocities in Darfur from part of Human Rights Watch's "The Smallest Witnesses" exhibit.


Understanding Genocides: Transformative Politics, Transformative Results

This excerpt excerpt from Worse Than War describes strategic political acts embedded in larger political contexts, practices, and goals that can eventually lead to genocide.


Perspectives: Massacre at Cuska

Read an essay originally published for American RadioWorks describing events related to the massacre in the small Kosovo village of Cuska and the call for justice.

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Video: Goldhagen’s Presentation at the United Nations

Goldhagen was invited by the Singapore Mission on November 19, 2009 to present his book Worse Than War to members of the United Nations. Watch the presentation in this video.

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Understanding Genocides: Communal Worlds

This section of Worse Than War examines evidence that the perpetrators of eliminationist campaigns live in a milieu over­whelmingly supporting and affirming their treatment of the victims.


Perspectives: Investigating Guatemala

Read an excerpt from the book Silence on the Mountain from Daniel Wilkinson, the deputy director for the Americas at Human Rights Watch, investigating the Guatemalan massacres.


Understanding Genocides: How They Are Implemented

Both scholars and nonscholars have falsely assumed that when a leader or­ders people to be eliminated, his followers do it reflexively. This excerpt from the book looks at how genocide really occurs.


Understanding Genocides: What We Can Do

How can genocides be prevented? This excerpt from the book rethinks the concept of prevention in terms of anti-eliminationist discourse.

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Understanding Genocides: How Eliminationist Assaults End

In this part of the book Worse Than War, Daniel Goldhagen looks at why individual mass murders and eliminations have ended, and why they did so when they did, and not earlier.


Understanding Genocides: Why The Onslaughts End

All eliminationist onslaughts end sooner or later, but not for the same reason. Daniel Goldhagen examines the different reasons for why the mass murders are halted.

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