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Mar 01, 2013 The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking

QUOTE: The researchers have cataloged some 42,500 Nazi ghettos and camps throughout Europe, spanning German-controlled areas from France to Russia and Germany itself, during Hitler’s reign of brutality from 1933 to 1945. The figure is so staggering that even fellow Holocaust scholars had to make sure they had heard it correctly when the lead researchers previewed their findings at an academic forum...

New York Times
Apr 15, 2010 The Living and the Dead

QUOTE: a clear demarcation line separates regions able to look forward, even over history’s wounds, and those unable to escape the clutches of the dead. Yehuda Amichai, the fine Israeli poet, once observed of Jerusalem that it is “the only city in the world where the right to vote is granted even to the dead.” The Middle East holds pride of place when it comes to morbid retrospection.

New York Times
Nov 30, 2006 In Croatia, another wary struggle with Holocaust: Museum attempts to confront toll of Jasenovac camp

QUOTE: As histories of the Holocaust go, that of the concentration camp at Jasenovac probably ranks among the most the 61 years since the camp was closed, successive governments have written and rewritten history. Communist and nationalist rulers, Serbs and Croats, each pursuing their own ideological goals, have apportioned blame differently and alternately exaggerated or downplayed the number of those killed.

Boston Globe
Nov 24, 2001 A Full Charge of Genocide for Milosevic

QUOTE: "The indictment of one man cannot return all the dead people or fix the ruins, but it can lift the burden of collective responsibility and send a message to others that they won't get away with the crimes"...

New York Times
Nov 23, 2001 Milosevic Charged with Bosnia Genocide


New York Times
Sep 05, 2001 Report Says Macedonians Killed Civilians in Revenge

QUOTE: ...Human Rights Watch accuses the overwhelmingly Slavic forces of Macedonia's government of summary execution of civilians, arson and torture.

New York Times
Jul 31, 2001 Serbia Finds Where Bodies Are Buried, and Investigates

QUOTE: ...deputy head of the police organized crime unit in Belgrade, is amazed to find that he now leads an ever-expanding investigation into war crimes.

New York Times
May 22, 2001 Before the Next Balkan Bloodbath

QUOTE: But if [the West] learns from its mistakes and develops a comprehensive strategy for dealing with ethnic tensions in the [Balkans], further bloodshed can be avoided.

Washington Post