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Writing a found poem
Writing a found poem
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... List of words and Phrases Conflict 2. died 3. disease 4. many rebel factions 5. attacking government targets 6. accusing 7. oppressing black Africans in favour of Arabs 8. many years of tension 9. refugees 10. slaughtering men, raping women and stealing 11. genocide is taking place 12. accelerating avalanche of violence 13. war crimes 14. people have fled their homes 15. responsible for some atrocities. 16. peace talks between Khartoum and Jem 17. thousands of peacekeepers 18. A taste of hope 19. tell people to refocus 20. Its not over Themes and Main Ideas The theme of genocide is evident in the case of Darfur considering that the area witnesses a lot of violence, rape, killings, and other atrociti...
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Critical or Formal Approach
Critical or Formal Approach
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... “Big Two Hearted River” by Ernest Hemingway Nature is in this account acts as a tool possessing immense healing power forall human beings. In the story, Nick who is the main character returns home from the WWI haunted by numerous traumatizing experiences and horrors of the war. Due to long exposure to active warfare, he suffers from shell shock and uses the forest as a way of healing and forgetting atrocities he witnessed while at the warfront. In this case, forest environment offers him both quietness and calmness he wants contrary to former traumatizing battlefields characterized by machine guns, bombs and tankers. The phrase, “There was no town, nothing but the rails and the burned-over country “ ...
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Reaction paper
Reaction paper
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... s Holocaust – David Cole Interviewing Dr. Franciszek Piper There is no question that Warstypically are known only for the atrocities and the horrific scenes of carnage. The holocaust is one such event during the World War II that has created a huge furor ever since the war’s end. As David Cole, a Jewish researcher stated it, “The holocaust is an event that seemingly grew in importance since the end of war. Taught as fact, and accepted without question”. (Atkins, 2009, P.p 176-180) During the World War II, Germany was held responsible and paid heavy penalties for initiating the ‘Final Solution’ whereby, around 6 million Jews and 5 million non-Jews were systematically killed in gas chambers present in ...
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MOZAMBIQUE CHILD ABUSE AND TRAFFICKING
MOZAMBIQUE CHILD ABUSE AND TRAFFICKING
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... Module Diplomatic representation from the US: Chief of mission: Ambassador Leslie V. ROWE Embassy: Avenida Kenneth Kuanda 193, Maputo Mailing address: P. O. Box 783, Maputo Re: Addressing Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse and Human Trafficking In Mozambique EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Mozambique has witnessed countless atrocities ranging from the civil war to politically instigated rebellious movements. The prolonged instability in the political environment has caused social instability resulting in displacement of people, abuse and ignorance of citizen rights, language confusion, starvation, disease, and natural disasters. Most of the vulnerable groups such as women and children are rarely acknowledged and suffer...
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Book review over Auschwitz A History by Sybille Steinbacher
Book review over Auschwitz A History by Sybille Steinbacher
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... History Origin of Concentration Camps in Germany Sybille Steinbacher was a historian who covered about the emerging and the end concentration camps in Germany. He defines a concentration camp as a place where people are confined without humanity regard constitutionally. This is usually under harsh conditions where basic human needs like food, shelter and clothing are barely met. In the era between 1933 and 1945, an estimate of one million people who were mostly Jews suffered greatly in these camps with the first one coming into being in January 1933 after Hitler’s appointment as a chancellor. Toxic gas, forced labor and starvation were a major cause of many deaths to those who opposed the Nazis rule ...
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Jewish Enemy by Jeffrey Herf
Jewish Enemy by Jeffrey Herf
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... Review of the Book Jewish Enemy by Jeffrey Herf Sixty years have passed but still there are numerous debates on the magnitude of the Holocaust. However, the huge atrocities committed have surpassed the techniques the Nazis employed to rationalize their needs. A study of the Holocaust reveals very intriguing result: that human beings have a capacity to devise and trust the kind of sadistic nonsense the Nazis held about Jews or these insightful absurd beliefs can lead to scrupulously formulated and executed plans for industrial mass murder? In probing the political mores in today’s era, there is a quite significance in a number of illogical and deceptive ideological perceptions. The Jewish Enemy is an ...
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Compulsory Reading: Stargardt, Final Solution File
Compulsory Reading: Stargardt, Final Solution File
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... Final Solution al Affiliation The Final Solution Historical events are essential in any study. The nature in which data is retrieved would determine the authenticity and accuracy of give data. In Stargardt (2001) account, he raises the question of the Jewish holocaust and the Nazi perception. The author focuses on the historical events and the world’s perceptions about the historical events. The main concern of the author is how accurate historians and literature writers have documented their work. Seeking accounts from victims according to the author could be challenging given the tendency of victims trying to paint a dark picture of the second party. The author acknowledges the fact that...
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DR. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Novel
DR. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Novel
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... DR. Jekll and Mr. Hyde Novel Introduction Duality o human nature is a major theme in the novel Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The author of the novel develops the theme systematically by portraying the relationship between Jekyll and Hyde. The relationship is unique since Jekyll, a reputable member of the society often metamorphoses to Hyde, a sinister man who has murdered a number of people in the society. The relationship between Jekyll and Hyde makes a significant statement on the relationship between good and evil in human nature. Jekyll, the good citizen, often turned to Hyde and committed various atrocities. Jekyll did not like turning into the evil Hyde. He often took a concoction that would help...
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Compare & Contrast Australias Reconciliation Movement with the Truth and Reconciliation process in South Africa
Compare & Contrast Australia's 'Reconciliation Movement with the 'Truth and Reconciliation' process in South Africa
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... and contrasting Australian reconciliation movement with Truth and Reconciliation process in South Africa Introduction The post-world war saw the development, expansion and implementation of new international human rights, law and protection in response to terrible atrocities that has been taking place over the years. The United Nations together with other non-governmental organizations witnessed this massive inhuman practice and decided to act by developing institutions and legal frameworks to help address these injustices and restore sanity in the affected countries. These frameworks were developed in order to address the economic, social and cultural rights and to ensure that they do not exist...
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Journal Entry
Journal Entry
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... History Journal Entry The Sand Creek Massacre remains doubtlessly a very controversial occurrence and indeed full of emotionally charged event. The tragedy was a climax of a number of forces, which included the objectives of military leaders and local politicians, the Gold Rush in Colorado, the claims of the same land by different groups and the clash of cultures in the western plains. The event took place on November 29, 1964, when about seven hundred Colorado troops with the support of Governor John Evan and under Commander John Chivington planned an attack. The troops marched from Denver and raided the Indian Territory, namely Sand Creek. This is an area where approximately five hundred Arapahoe...
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The Gulf War from the American perspective
The Gulf War from the American perspective
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...  The Gulf War from the American perspective 22 December The Gulf War from the American perspective The exact reason for the Gulf war is still unknown to many people even though there are lots of speculations about it. Some people believe that Kuwait is an ally of America and hence it was the moral responsibility of America to protect the sovereignty of Kuwait. Many others believe that America attacked Iraq not to free Kuwait but to control the oil resources of Iraq. A third argument says that America attacked Iraq to prevent Soviet Union from establishing their supremacy in Middle East. In any case, once thing is clear; the publicly stated reasons of Iraq war were not digestible to many people. This ...
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Browning ordinary men
Browning ordinary men
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... Browning ordinary men Ordinary men by Christopher Browning explores in depth the atrocities perpetrated by Germany soldiers against the innocent Jews. By then the soldiers are essential in carrying out vices against the Jews such as mass murder and violation of Jews’ basic human rights (Browning 3). The holocaust refers to persecution and murder of innocent by the brutal Nazi regime. In order to bring clear understanding of the evils committed in Germany holocaust, Christopher refers to the subjects that committed the mass murder as ordinary men. For the existence of conceptual and situational difference among the soldiers and the Germans, the former played a significant part in the execution of...
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Consequences of the Rape of Nanking
Consequences of the Rape of Nanking
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... of the Rape of Nanking During the Sino-Japanese War, Japanese forces capture Nanking, the capital of China. At that time, the Chinese government fled to Hankow (Matson 1). The Chinese were resisting the Japanese forces. In order to break this Chinese resistance, Japanese General Matsui ordered the destruction of the Nanking. The Nanking Massacre is an atrocity in the history of Japan-Chinese relations. The massacre was a six-week mass murder and war rape followed by Japanese capture of Nanjing (Nanking), on December 13, 1937 (Chang 100). During the period Japanese Soldiers disarmed thousands of Chinese civilians and war prisoners. Japanese soldiers also raped 20,000 – 80,000 women. The rape of Nanki...
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A research paper about Toni Morrisons novel Beloved
A research paper about Toni Morrison's novel Beloved
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... Toni Morrison’s Beloved Set in the antebellum period, Toni Morrison’s Beloved portrays the horrible atrocities of slavery and the trauma this dehumanizing system caused slaves and their families. Considered by many critics to be a slave narrative, the novel exposes the brutalities of this wicked institution that subjugated millions of people throughout the years. Indeed, Sethe’s haunted house expresses not only the bitterness of her slaughtered daughter but also symbolizes the horrors and evil of slavery that caused much suffering and pain to the enslaved. These brutal experiences are too painful to remember or share; however, those repressed memories have to be repossessed in order to provide...
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Addressing human rights abuses in post Gaddafi Libya
Addressing human rights abuses in post Gaddafi Libya
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... HUMAN RIGHTS LAW RESEARCH: ADDRESSING HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN POST GADDAFI LIBYA of Date Question 1 A: Legal Alternatives to a TRC in Seeking Justice Human Rights Abuses The 2011 Libyan revolution was a form of armed conflict that occurred between 15 February 2011 and 23 October 2011. The revolution pitted the forces that were loyal to the then Libya leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi against those who were seeking to oust Gaddafi’s government. What began as clashes between protesters in Benghazi with security forces later escalated into a revolution across Libya with those opposed to Gaddafi’s government establishing the National Transitional Council; their interim governing body. During the revolution, ...
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What barriers are there to the effective prevention of genocide and crimes against humanity
What barriers are there to the effective prevention of genocide and crimes against humanity
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... World Genocides: Impediments to Prompt Intervention Details: al Affiliation: World Genocides: Impediments to Prompt Intervention Introduction Generally considered the pinnacle of human rights catastrophes of the twentieth century, historical genocides consumed tens of millions of lives in horrendous episodes that forever left behind inerasable scars right under the very watch of the international community. The human race continue to talk of the visible and the invisible mass killings, some of which have acquired explicit names, yet little action have come forth to secure sustainable world peace. Shortly after the turn of the new millennium, the Darfur mass murders accompanied by unimaginable...
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Could the US Government have prevented the Rwanda Genocide
Could the US Government have prevented the Rwanda Genocide
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... Could the US Government have prevented the Rwanda Genocide? Introduction The extremely fast paced nature of the genocide almost succeeded in eliminating the entire Tutsi population of Rwanda. Genocide could have been prevented. However, during the initial weeks of the genocide the United States and the whole international community responded with indifference and misunderstanding, erroneously believing the atrocities to either be part of renewed hostilities between the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) and the Rwandan Armed Forces (FAR), or as a result of renewed ethnic tension and civil war. Thus, the main contributing factor to the slow response of the United States was the inability or disinclination ...
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History
History
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... The World War II; the nature of the people Introduction The World War II is a global military war that started at around 1939 and ended around 1945. The war was between the superpowers of the world at the time, and, therefore, it involved two factions. Colonized nations also took SIDES WITH THE TWO FACTIONS. This war was the replica of the earlier global war, The Great War which was later called the 1st World war. About a million military men were involved in the war. Being a war that involved the superpowers of the world at that time, each side used its economic and industrial prowess to outdo the other. Therefore, there was no distinction between civilians and military officers. The world at that...
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Reflection paper on the documentary Worse than war by Mike DeWitt with Daniel Goldhagen as a main star in it
Reflection paper on the documentary Worse than war by Mike DeWitt with Daniel Goldhagen as a main star in it
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... College The Ravaging Effects of Genocide “Worse than war” is a thrilling documentary based on Daniel Goldhagen’s 2009 book with thesame title. The documentary essentially delves deep in areas that have late-faced mass genocides and ethnic cleansing atrocities to establish the causes and offer a few recommendations on how such atrocities may be prevented in future. Goldhagen undertakes a detailed study of areas where mass genocides were reported in the near past, which include Bosnia, Rwanda, and Guatemala, and even Germany where Hitler massacred millions of Jews. The actor talks directly to the survivors and those who were directly or indirectly involved and brings out an objective narration of...
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Revolt of 1857
Revolt of 1857
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... The Revolt of 1857 Introduction The 1857 revolt in India was an opposition stage against the British rule. Notably, the British rule had been controlling India in an effort to introduce modernity. Many Indians viewed the British rule as highly oppressive. Indians enrolled in the British army highlighted that the Britons viewed them as inferior beings. Therefore, the sepoys began a rebellion against the British rule. The revolt that began in Meerut whereby the sepoys decided to murder their British superiors would spread to other regions of India. Evidently, the sepoys felt that they had taken enough from the British rule and that it was time to stage an organized rebellion. On 10 May in 1857, the...
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What you feel is the most Significant Constitutional Amendment
What you feel is the most Significant Constitutional Amendment
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... I believe that the most significant amendment to the constitution is the first amendment. The amendment is believed to be the most vital component of the Bill of Rights. This is because it confers a number of basic human rights that are very fundamental to the wellbeing and livelihood of a human being. The amendment protects the freedom of expressing views and thoughts, the freedom of exercising any religion free from coercion from the government, freedom of press, freedom of petition and speech. Without this amendment, it would not have been possible to exercise democracy in governance and establish an environment where there is free flow of information and ideas. It is worth noting that all ideas,...
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Manufacturing Hatred: Race-Baiting and Imagery in the Pacific War
Manufacturing Hatred: Race-Baiting and Imagery in the Pacific War
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... Manufacturing Hatred: Race-Baiting and Imagery in the Pacific War It has been said that in war the victor gets towrite the history. It is certainly true that the United States, with its overawing cultural and communications industries, shaped the prevailing post-war views of World War II. Nowhere has the image of what took place between 1941 and1945 been more carefully and elaborately engineered than in the United States itself. That image largely concerns the war in Europe. The horrors of the Holocaust made it easy to position the struggle against Nazism as a deadly and heroic crusade against the evils of institutionalized racial genocide. By comparison, the war in the Pacific has taken a back seat ...
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The Patriot (analysis of the film)
The Patriot (analysis of the film)
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... of the Film The Patriot 17.3 The Patriot The American Freedom struggle has been the subject of many Hollywood movies. Roland Emmerich's 'The Patriot', released in 2000 was an epic film which created a stir worldwide. The film was released as a novel by Stephen Molstad in the same year. Mel Gibson won various acclaims for portraying the role of Benjamin Martin realistically. The plot of the film revolves around an ex war veteran who had fought for the French Government. A successful farmer and a father with seven children Benjamin Martin is shown as a man with principles, who has lost his belief in war. He is a neutral who does not support either the colonists or the crown. He simply says “I'm a...
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Few areas of the globe have been spared involvement in bloody conflict over the last hundred years, and the attempt to cope with war, violence, destruction, loss, and mourning looms large in twentieth-century literature across cultures and generations
Few areas of the globe have been spared involvement in bloody conflict over the last hundred years, and the attempt to cope with war, violence, destruction, loss, and mourning looms large in twentieth-century literature across cultures and generations
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... The Role of a Conflict in Paul Clean`s “Death Fugue” Being a Jew himself and having lost his both parents in the Holocaust Paul Cleantackled an extremely complex task – to reveal and transfer the atrocities of the Nazi system in WWII, one of the most tragic periods in world history. The poem “Death Fugue” resembles musical work by the structure, and it is no wonder taking into consideration its title. Paul Сlean tried to recreate this complex polyphonic melody in a poetical form in order to get the impression of chaos and dismay of Nazi concentration camps. The lack of punctuation, repetition of the words, and phrases help to understand the deterioration and confusion of the author`s mind. The...
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German
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... The Memorial for the Murdered Jews in Europe was a great memorial right in the center of the German’s Berlin sited in a space the size of a football field. In the infamous holocaust, there were victims other than the Jews. For instance, the Roma/Sinti who are also known as the Gypsies, homosexuals, and political victims were imprisoned in the concentration camps and thousands of them exterminated (Olson 152). Unlike the memorial of the murdered Jews in Europe, the same for the lesbians as well as the gays who were killed was a low key affair in a location designed by Ingar Dragset together with Michael Elmgreen. In brief, the room was made of concrete and cuboids on its front side where visitors cou...
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Critical essay of a quote
Critical essay of a quote
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... Unit "I Believe That Deep Down All Human Beings Are Really Good"--Anne Frank The quote by Anna Frank can be interpreted to mean that despite the horrible things that people do, they are still capable of doing good. People engage in many evil activities. The human nature is not pure such that there are people who are saints. According to religious beliefs, people are meant to be sinners, despite the fact that they are encouraged to do good. The quote supports this religious perception since the author believes that people are still capable of changing and doing good deeds, no matter the nature of the evil they are committing. The context in which the quote was written in shows that the writer was refe...
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State-sponsored oppression
State-sponsored oppression
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... international law imposes duties and liabilities upon individuals as well as upon s has long been recognised.Crimes against international law are committed by men, not by abstract entities, and only by punishing individuals who commit such crimes can the provisions of international law be enforced." (International Military Tribunal, Nuremberg (1946), 41 AJIL (1947) 172.) Introduction The phenomenon of state-sponsored oppression has been extensively researched and discussed all over the world. (Steiner, 2006). Such killings and torture demonstrate grave violations of political rights and liberties. It has been opined that political rights and liberties are of paramount importance because of their ...
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Characterize the role of ICTY in developing international criminal law
Characterize the role of ICTY in developing international criminal law
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... Role of ICTY in Developing International Criminal Law The Role of ICTY in Developing International Criminal Law Introduction United Nations established the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in response to the war that broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1993. There was mass-scale massacre and violence that resulted in international protest represented by the images of devastated towns and emaciated detainees in camps. The international community was forced to take the initiative in order to provide justice to the war victims that resulted in the formation of international criminal justice tribunal at the end of Second World War1. The purpose of this paper is to analy...
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There is a bleak relationship between liberalism and colonialism
There is a bleak relationship between liberalism and colonialism
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... There is a Bleak Relationship between Liberalism and Colonialism Colonialism prospers where there is a bankruptcyof liberalism. Colonialists purport to show respect for human rights while indeed they deny locals the fundamental freedom to express themselves. The harsh realities of colonialism are ignored in order to maintain control. Elkins acknowledges the relationship between liberalism and colonialism in her articles through the British system established in Kenya, Malaya, and Cyprus. She seeks the support of Anderson, Bennett to argue her case in the High Court of Justice. Liberalism does not come easily where colonialism is practiced and perceived as an instrument for providing freedom. Coloni...
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Your task is to compose your own review of book called Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Your task is to compose your own review of book called Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
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... Module Module ID: Unbroken Published in Unbroken serves as a remarkable non-fiction story by renowned American authoress of contemporary era Laura Hillenbrand. The work is based upon the true life struggle made by the US army officer Louis Zamperini, who underwent severe humiliation and torture as prisoner of war (POW) at the hands of the Japanese administration after getting arrested in the Marshall lands in July 1943 (104). The author has, in a magnificent manner, elucidated the heroic deeds performed by the brave and dauntless American hero, which could be compared to the legendary soldier Odysseus of the ancient Greece, and the trials and challenges he faced are compared to Homer’s Odyssey, and...
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The Third World Countries: Human rights Violation
The Third World Countries: Human rights Violation
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... Third World Countries: Human rights Violation Introduction Human rights are norms or moral principles that express certain principles of behavior of human beings. Protection of human rights is under legal rights bills in most nations. In the international level, they are in the international laws like the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) or regional bills of human rights as the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights or the European Convention on Human Rights. Human rights protect people, especially those from minority groups by requiring equal treatments for all people. In almost all bills of rights, which are usually under human rights laws, there are requirement...
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English Papers
English Papers
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... a short essay explaining the specific ways in which Primo Levi (especially in “The Gray Zone asks us to read, study, learn about, and consider events from The Holocaust or Shoah? Primo Levi has given an elaborate account on atrocities of Death camp in the Holocaust. Author wants to warn readers about the moral ambiguity found in people at many times. He wants us to understand about the patriarchal social system while engaging with women behavior. He wants readers to understand the complex system of persecution and punishment existing within concentration camps. The domestic violence is a matter of concern in the “Gray Zone”. Levi is projecting on the fact that men are harsh on women and feminist ne...
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Research, Writing, and Rhetoric
Research, Writing, and Rhetoric
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... The power of situations versus individual character traits Human behavior can get influenced by a range of factors such as; culture, emotions, genetics, authority, and or genetics. In the word of psychology, determining which between situation and personality that most affects human behavior always raises a controversial topic. There are those who believe situation affects an individual’s behavior more than anything else while there are those who believe an individual’s character traits influence his or her behavior more than any other factor. I believe that situation or role influences human action more than individual character traits. An experiment conducted by Stanley Migram proved the notion th...
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Etty Hillesum & Religion & Holocaust
Etty Hillesum & Religion & Holocaust
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... Hillesum & Religion & Holocaust Etty Hillesum spirituality as a force to explain the Holocaust Etty Hillesum had no desire for organised religion. Life was absurd. God was helpless (12/07/1942) but religious faith was possible through inner spiritual work of the soul in any situation or condition. We, looking back to the Shoah, say that it is not plausible that any explanation be given for the atrocities of what went on. The theory that it was God's fault, Etty explained, was an easy way out. Man created this world (1940's) and its atrocities, because of lack of faith in God. Her faith and belief in God helped many get through the horrible times before being transferred to Auschwitz. She did feel...
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Abraham Lincoln: the fight for anti slavery
Abraham Lincoln: the fight for anti slavery
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... Task Question 3 The fight for anti slavery and eradication of civil war in the US remains in the history records as asuccessfulbattle that has yielded immense results. Its cause relates to inferior human practices that hold limited ethical bearing in the modern society. The practices led to gross discrimination and deprivation of human dignity through slavery and various atrocities. Clearly, achievement of fair operations including elimination of slavery has been through along struggle. The struggle resulted to lose of life and dignity where rebels to the white rule were under severe punishment. The fight for anti slavery and fairness took along period and was spearheaded by various leaders who...
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Power of language/words
Power of language/words
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... How the Kony event s the power of language/words Words, or language in general, are very powerful and are seen to have numerous applications in the literally world. They can be used in some events that are aimed at informing and sensitizing people about certain issues that need public participation to be solved. This paper will analyze an event, in this case the Kony 2012 event in which words and language have played a major contribution and their power can be clearly seen. The essay will involve the collection of data and their analysis, and will look at the nature of the event as has been described by the participants. Additionally, it will explore the feeling of the event together with how people ...
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The Holocaust in the history is a unique occurence
The Holocaust in the history is a unique occurence
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... Holocaust in the History is a Unique Occurrence The holocaust is a unique occurrence that will never be forgotten in human history. This exposition will succinctly show reasons that will demonstrate how the holocaust is a unique occurrence in human history. The episodes that occurred during the holocaust surpass the usual genocide that has taken place in various localities in the world. The uniqueness of the holocaust emanates from its main victims, the Jews. In the European history, the Jews were themselves a unique lot who faced surmountable levels of cannibalism whereby many European countries not only the Nazi, German sought to destroy the entire lineage of Jews in consuming them with fire and...
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Persepolis Research Paper
Persepolis Research Paper
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... Task: Persepolis Persepolis is a symbolic work of literature bringing to the mind of the readers atrocities and the challenges a young girl passes through due to cultural political and social unrest. The poignant story by Marjane Satrapi revolves around the Iranian culture a period after the Iranian and Islamic revolution. It is an autobiographical story revealing the life of author Satrapi while living in a town Persepolis a capital of the ancient Persian Empire. Satrapi’s life is full of hurdles and problems, as she has an effect of Iran and Iraq war, which affects her schooling and freedom. The story, in addition, gives her life in Vienna while attending her high school, as well as her return to...
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Gender Oppression Glossary
Gender Oppression Glossary
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... Oppression Marxist Feminism: Marxist feminism is based on women liberation and empowerment thorough the corrective action of dismantling capitalism. It is said in this theory of feminism that the root cause of all gender oppression, atrocities and unfair treatment metted out to the women of the society is due to the presence of private property. This causes economic imbalances and leads to the dependence of the economically strapped and financially handicapped classes (especially working women) on the more elite and well to do societies. Thus Marxist feminism attempts to bring down the Capitalist framework and introduce a socially, economically and culturally balanced society in the best interests...
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Death penalty
Death penalty
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... Module Death Penalty Many individuals admit that the act of killing another human being is wrong. Nevertheless, they acknowledgethat there are some cases where this action can be done to serve the right purpose. This is when an unusual situation arises and the greater good or moral justice can only prevail when an individual is put to death. One instance where the right-to-life can be deprived justly is when an individual is given the death penalty. This issue raises many questions and emotions on morality with some individuals insisting that it is morally justified while others deny. Others people base the need for the death penalty on welfare considerations, which many seem to agree on (McMahan...
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Controvirsal of Cancun
Controvirsal of Cancun
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... Controversy of Cancun Cancun is a renowned found in Mexico gaining its popularity from tourist attraction with its popularity based on the fact that tourists’ news must include Cancun whenever tourist news is mentioned in Mexico. The renowned city has beach resorts that attract tourists from all over the globe with statistics indicating that the area alone receives over three million tourists annually. Increased focus about the security concerns of Cancun has been in the limelight over various periods like in any other tourist attraction place. Like elsewhere, tourists’ deaths, robberies as well as rape among other atrocities have been reported over time. Cancun is however popular around the world...
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American Society is a Society of Denial
American Society is a Society of Denial
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... American Society Is A Society Of Denial Introduction The American society has learnt to perfect the defense mechanism that is denial, especially with regard to the experiences of war. From the First World War, then the second, followed by the Vietnam War and lately, the war in Iraq, we have always dispatched our soldiers to all these wars. Without doubt, atrocities and loss of lives occurs. Nevertheless, we appear to shy away from all this. Even when our soldiers come back home from war, we reward them with medals, and seem to welcome them back join one condition; that they remain silent about their experiences (Rockwell 2008). The troops too have been conditioned on the power of silence, and so...
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Roger Fenton
Roger Fenton
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... Fenton Born on 28 March 1819 in Lancashire, Roger Fenton was a prominent British photographer. He is widely regarded as the first war photographer in the world. His father and grandfather were wealthy and influential people. His father was a famous politician whereas his grandfather was a banker as well as a business person. “Fenton studied painting and then law” (Roger Fenton). He was graduated in 1840 from University College, London. Fenton married Grace Elizabeth Maynard in 1843. “In 1853, he was appointed as the official photographer of the Crimean War, taking 360 photographs in all. Although his pictures only depicted the "acceptable" parts of the conflict, they were the first to capture the...
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Capital Punishment
Capital Punishment
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... Module Capital Punishment Killing of human beings violates the right to life, which is a human right to which every individual is entitled. However, many individuals admit that there are some instances where one can take the life of another to serve an appropriate intention. This unusual situation can take place when the decision is made to support a moral justice or a greater good. This paper will concentrate on capital punishment or the death penalty, a practice that some people consider as morally right while others disagree. Capital punishment raises many issues concerning morality, where some people support it claiming that it is morally justified while others do not (BBC 2013). This paper will ...
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Re-victimisation of Holocaust Survivors in the Contemporary Filmic Landscape
Re-victimisation of Holocaust Survivors in the Contemporary Filmic Landscape
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... of Holocaust Survivors in the Contemporary Filmic Landscape Introduction Filmmakers’ exploitation of the Holocaust as an underlyingmoral perspective assumes varied forms. In a number of cases, filmmakers’ use of the Holocaust has turned into an issue of fierce debate, illustrating the power of the film as a cultural instrument and the degree to which the Holocaust is depicted on screen has itself turned into a subject of public outcry. Susan Sontag argues that “one’s first encounter with the photographic inventory of ultimate horror is a kind of revelation, the prototypically modern revelation: a negative epiphany. For me, it was photographs of Bergen-Belsen and Dachau... nothing I have seen... ever ...
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War Crimes and crimes against humanity
War Crimes and crimes against humanity
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... "It has never happened in history that a nation that has won a war has been held accountable for atrocities committed in preparing for and waging that war. We intend to make this one different. What took place was the use of technological material to destroy a defenseless country. From 125,000 to 300,000 people were killed... We recognize our role in history is to bring the transgressors to justice." Ramsey Clark War crimes are torture, rape, slavery, political, racial abuse, religious persecutions, extermination, killings and indignities heaped on the vanquished by the victor during the war. Turkish officials killing Armenians during the war, Germans committing atrocities on Jews, Polish people and...
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How far can Bernhard Schlinks novel The Reader be understood as an examination of the role played by history in the construction of cultural identities
How far can Bernhard Schlink's novel 'The Reader' be understood as an examination of the role played by history in the construction of cultural identities
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... Construction of Cultural Identities in Bernhard Schlinks The Reader Introduction First published in 1995, Bernhard Schlink’s The Reader exploresthe collective guilt of post war Germany and how the atrocities of the past shape and form the current cultural identities of Germany and its people. (Schlink) Schlink explores the role that history plays in the construction of cultural identities by taking the reader through the 1960’s Auschwitz trials of the German Second World War SS Guards which were the first Nazi war crimes’ trail in German courts. By doing so Schlink demonstrates how the conduct of the Nazi war criminals required accountability not only for the actual perpetrators but for...
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) Henrys speech was a call to action. What did he want his fellow Virginians to do What were his justifications for the prop
) Henry's speech was a call to action. What did he want his fellow Virginians to do What were his justifications for the prop
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... Response paper Patrick Henry was a citizen of Virginia in America and he was a revolutionist who delivered a speech for the liberation of his fellow Virginians called “Give me liberty or give me death”. Henry wanted his fellow Virginians to fight for their rights and liberties as citizens of the Virginian land. He wanted the Virginians to opt for love and reconciliation instead of war and conflicts. He is explaining to the fellow men that the army of British Empire does not have mind for assisting them in achieving peace and human rights. He tells them that, one cannot be ignorant to the seen, heard and experienced evil actions of their leaders. He suggests that slavery and lack of freedom among...
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Assignment B: Compulsory Reading: Stargardt, The Final Solution
Assignment B: Compulsory Reading: Stargardt, The 'Final Solution'
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... affiliations Stargardt Critical issues in the article The paper addresses the rise and the fall of the German empire and the atrocities committed against its enemies. The article analyzes the causes of the Holocaust that resulted in the murder of between five and six million Jews before 1945. The article focuses on the mass execution of innocent Jews who comprised of both adults and children. The article also discusses some of the approaches the Germans adopted in facilitating the Holocaust. According to Stargardt, the Germans used a previous cyanide compound to execute the Jews (Stargardt, 2001). The article also addresses some of the interdepartmental involvements in the persecution of the Jews. Th...
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Isreali-Palestine conflict: analysis of Mahmoud Abbas statement
Isreali-Palestine conflict: analysis of Mahmoud Abbas statement
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... This paper analyzes the ment of Prime Minster Mahmoud Abbas before the United Nations calling for a Palestinian Spring and underscoring the need for independence. The author argues that this statement is a valid articulation of the historical and persisting grievances faced by the Palestinian people in their struggle for justice. This paper argues that there can be no peace in the Middle East without meaningful justice. Body The statement that I have selected is as follows: The time has come to end the suffering and the plight of millions of Palestine refugees in the homeland and the Diaspora, to end their displacement and to realize their rights, some of them forced to take refuge more than once in ...
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