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The judge who presided over the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwandan genocide says international courts do not create peace and stability, but they do contribute to it. Judge Vagn Joensen will speak in Kalamazoo Wednesday afternoon.


Courtesy photo | Corey Harbaugh

Did you know Michigan schools must teach about genocide? A law passed in 2016 requires it. And that's a good thing, says Corey Harbaugh, an Allegan County-based school administrator who is on the Governor's Council on Genocide and Holocaust Education. He speaks Saturday in Kalamazoo. 


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(MPRN-Lansing) Music, speeches, prayers and a candle-lighting ceremony that included 39 Jewish survivors were part of Michigan’s official commemoration of the Holocaust and the Armenian genocide. 

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70 years after the Nuremberg Trials are war crimes tribunals still the best response to genocide and war time atrocities? 


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An International War Crimes Tribunal was formed in 1993 to try those responsible for genocide in the former Yugoslavia. A Georgia State University Professor will discuss the track record of the tribunal at Western Michigan University this week.