A million people, most of them civilians have died in the Congo wars over the last fifteen years. It would be nice to see so much effort being put into finding the war criminals of that war. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael UK
    • 05.10.11 | 11:09 (IST)

    The Holocaust is an appalling and enormous crime, but it is also a crime that took place a long time ago now. What the world really needs to be doing today is saying 'we don't just go after Holocaust criminals, we go after ALL war crriminals'. A prospective war criminal of today isn't going to be deterred if we're only chasing 90 year old Nazi camp guards while ignoring a whole host of more recent and equally bad, or worse, war criminals. Som effort has been made on Rwanda and Bosnia, though frankly, it's pitifully little, but where is the will to pursue those thousands who, for instance,murdered, multilated, raped, and massacred their way across the Congo and Darfur?

    from the article: Germany reopens investigations of Nazi death camp guards
    First published 08:37 05.10.11 | Last updated 08:37 05.10.11
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