Encyclopedia of War Crimes and Genocide | 2nd Edition
AUTHOR: Horvitz, Leslie Alan and Catherwood, Christopher
PUBLISHER: Facts On File, Incorporated
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This examines the contemporary history of crimes against humanity, during both wartime and peacetime. With more than 500 entries, this two-volume A-to-Z encyclopaedia covers a wide range of relevant topics, including human rights, war criminals, war crimes, examples of genocide, international organizations and international law concerning war crimes, and much more. This revised edition also includes updated information on recent human rights and war crime trials; and features a primary resources section with documents that are vital to understanding this subject.
Coverage includes: Amnesty International - Apartheid - Armenian genocide - Klaus Barbie - Biological weapons - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Conflict diamonds - Darfur - François ""Papa Doc"" Duvalier - El Salvador - Geneva Conventions - Ghost prisoners - Gulags - Human Rights Convention - Saddam Hussein - Kosovo - My Lai massacre - North Korea - Piracy and international law - Pol Pot - Rwanda - Slavery - Taliban - Desmond Tutu - War on terror - Simon Wiesenthal
PUBLICATION DATE: 4/1/2011
CATEGORY: Political Science, Social Science