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Remembering the Holocaust
Remembering the Holocaust(14 Photos)
View photos from the Holocaust.
Holocaust Concentration Camps
Holocaust Concentration Camps(12 Photos)
View photos of the concentration camps operated by the Nazi regime.
Concentration Camp Liberation
Concentration Camp LiberationVideo Clip (2:15)
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As Allied troops move across Europe, they encounter the horror of thousands of prisoners in Nazi camps.
Rwanda: Background to Genocide
Rwanda: Background to GenocideVideo Clip (3:14)
Video Clip (3:14)
Years of ethnic hostility brings the African nation to the brink.
Rwanda: The World Reacts
Rwanda: The World ReactsVideo Clip (3:17)
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In 1994, the international community is slow to end an African genocide.
Rwanda: Remembrance and Reconciliation
Rwanda: Remembrance and ReconciliationVideo Clip (2:56)
Video Clip (2:56)
The African nation struggles to come to grips with the aftermath of genocide.
This Day In History: 04/07/1994 - Civil War Erupts in Rwanda
This Day In History: 04/07/1994 - Civil War Erupts in RwandaVideo Clip (1:00)
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On this day in 1994, Rwandan armed forces kill 10 Belgian peacekeeping officers in a successful effort to discourage international intervention in the genocide that had begun only hours earlier.
Speeches & Audio (1)
Kofi Annan on NATO Bombing of Yugoslavia
Kofi Annan on NATO Bombing of YugoslaviaAudio Clip (1:39)
Audio Clip (1:39)
On March 24, 1999, NATO began bombing Serbian military points after receiving reports of ethnic cleansing in Kosovo by Serb forces. Unable to get Yugoslav authorities to agree to a political settlement, U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan ordered NATO's action. In a speech before the United Nations, Annan explains that there are times when one must use force in the pursuit of peace.
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