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USHMM Presents ‘Exposing the Darkness: Perspectives on Mass Atrocities’ at FAU, UM

In 2015, staff from the United States Holocaust Museum & Memorial (USHMM) Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide traveled to northern Iraq to document evidence of mass atrocities carried out by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS). They found that IS committed crimes against humanity, war crimes, and ethnic cleansing against various minority groups and perpetrated genocide against the Yezidi people. Join us for a discussion about this trip and the importance of bearing witness.

Speakers:

  • Naomi Kikoler, Deputy Director, Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin, Photographer

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Florida Atlantic University
Live Oak Pavilion
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM

University of Miami Hillel
Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life
1100 Stanford Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146

USHMM-Mass Atrocities

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Posted on February 1, 2016, in Armenian Genocide, Events, General Update and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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