Genocides and Crimes Against Humanity
Definitions: Crimes Against Humanity Ethnic Cleansing Genocide Terrorism War Crimes
NOTE: Please be aware that some of the links below may have graphic photographs. Also, keep in mind that these are just starting places. For many of you, it may be all you need. For others, there may be a particular aspect you may wish to delve further into. You may need to do a separate search for that information. Remember to enclose phrases in quotes.
September 11, 2002
CNN.com In-Depth Special: War Against Terrorism - includes background on Afghanistan and Bin Laden.
BBC News: War on Terror - be sure to scroll down to Background for coverage on Who are the Taliban?
Frontline: Hunting bin Laden - a look at Osama Bin Laden and his supporters, in the context of the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa, attack on the USS Cole, and the terrorist attack of September 11th.
September 11 Attacks Crimes Against Humanity: The Aftermath - links from Human Rights Watch.
September 11 Web Archive - analysis and commentary.
The Rational Radical: War on Terrorism - compilation of links from reputable sources supporting one side of the issue.
Jihad Against Jews and Crusaders: World Islamic Front Statement - statement from Osama bin Laden and his associates purports to be a religious ruling (fatwa) requiring the killing of Americans, both civilian and military.
Intelligence Resource System: Terrorism - extensive links on background
on terrorism and threat assessments from the Federation of American Scientists.
Oklahoma City Bombing
CNN: Oklahoma City Tragedy - covers the bombing, the case, the reporters, and provides links to other sites; to find information on Militias and the Patriot movement and opinions and theories, go to Related Sites.
Court TV Online: Oklahoma City Bombing - extensive links covering the trial and background information.
Primary Sources: The Oklahoma City Bombing - links to primary coverage.
Oklahoma Bombing Chronology - chronology of events, with links, from the Washington Post.
Oklahoma City Bombing/Timothy McVeigh Trial - links from Yahoo!Directory to background information on the bombing and the bomber.
New American - Issues in Focus: The Oklahoma City Bombing - right-wing
publication covering the tragedy and what led up to it.
Native Americans (Trail of Tears)
Yahoo!Directory: Trail of Tears - links to articles and essays; includes background information.
Trail of Tears - includes statistics and maps.
The Cherokee Trail of Tears - 1838-1839 - large collection of information related to history and preservation.
John G. Burnett’s Story of the Removal of the Cherokees - account of the Trail of Tears, 50 years later, by a US soldier who had escorted the Indians to Oklahoma as a young private.
The Triumph of Evil - from PBS Frontline.
Leave None to Tell the Story: Genocide in Rwanda - extensive links covering all aspects of the genocide from Human Rights Watch.
Rwanda's Genocide Tribunal on Trial - coverage from the BBC; be sure to click on Key Stories and Background links in sidebar.
Children of Rwanda's Genocide - photographs of orphans and street children by Vanessa Vick, and accompanying essay, from the New York Times.
CNN.com In-Depth Specials - The Dalai Lama: A spiritual leader in exile - background on Dalai Lama and extensive links to news articles surrounding the issue.
Tibet: The Issues - be sure to click on the links in the sidebar; these lead to more information and more links.
The Tibetan Government in Exile - extensive links about the conflict and human rights.
Why Tibet? - overview of atrocities from Tibet.org.
Tibet Information Network - be sure to click on the links in the sidebar to get to the information.
Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy - enter the site and click on the links for information and reports on human rights violations.
Exodus and Exile - an overview of who is who and what is what; doesn't go into human rights but gives you a snapshot so you can understand the issues.
Frontline - site explaining the Serbian genocide.
WashingtonPost.com: Balkans Report- Croatia - history which explains the hatred in the region.
Human Rights Archives and Data on the Genocide in Bosnia (and the attempted genocide in Kosovo) - detailed information on war crimes in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
War Against Croatia - click on links to go to the information.
A War's Hidden Tragedy - coverage of rapes from MSNBC.
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: "Ethnic Cleansing" in the Glogovac Municipality - detailed report for Human Rights Watch.
Atomic Bomb Decision - full-text of numerous documents dealing with the decision to use the atomic bomb.
Peace Site - scroll down to Stage
One Menu; includes testimony.
Ending the War Against Japan: Science, Morality, and the Atomic Bomb- describes the controversial decision.
A-Bomb WWW Museum - after intro, scroll down to Table of Contents; includes photos and first person narratives.
Outline of Atomic Bomb Damage in Hiroshima - extensive information on the bombing of Hiroshima.
RERF Frequently Asked Questions - for fast facts on total deaths from the bombing, radiation exposure, and health effects.
Atomic Archive - includes maps, historical documents, photographs.
The Avalon Project: The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - compiled by the Manhattan Engineer District of the United States Army in conjunction with Yale Law School.
Remembering Nagasaki - Memory exhibit with testimonials and photographs.
Nagasaki Journey: The Photographs of Yosuke Yamahata - written data, including images.
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