Remembering the Holocaust: Lessons Learned

After visiting the Ohrdruf concentration camp near Weimar, Germany in 1945, Gen. Dwight David Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces recounted, “The things I saw beggar description. The visual evidence and the verbal testimony of starvation, cruelty...

Ethnic violence erupts in Kenya

Over 200 Kenyans have been killed in ethnic clashes since January, according to the head of Kenya’s Red Cross, warning the unrest follows patterns of violence seen ahead of previous elections. Kenya is gearing up for a general election in March, the first since...

International Day of Peace

September 21 is Peace Day. The day is dedicated to peace, or specifically to the absence of war. It provides an opportunity for people across the world to take part in activities that promote and further peace and unity. It was established in 1981 to coincide with the...