On April 17, 1975 the Cambodian genocide began

The Cambodian genocide

The Cambodian genocide lasted nearly four years and between 1.5 and 2 million people were killed On April 17, 1975, Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge took over the Cambodian government and set about creating a communist state. Over the course of the next three years, eight months, and 20 days, millions of people were … Read more

Pass the Burma Act!

On Eve of Historic Vote in U.S. House of Representatives for the “BURMA Act of 2021” (H.R. 5497), Broad Coalition Calls for Its Passage.  April 4, 2022  As the U.S. House of Representatives prepares a historic vote early this week on the bipartisan “BURMA Act of 2021” (H.R. 5497), a broad coalition of Burma (Myanmar) … Read more

Genocide is always closer than we think

This appeared in the Gainesville Sun. This week, the Gainesville City Commission is set to bring up a resolution affirming its opposition to genocide. There are a few reasons this is important.  First of all, it provides the city a chance to promote the values of the people who live here. It also provides an … Read more