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Preventing Genocide


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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor waits for the start of the prosecution's closing arguments during his war crimes trial at a U.N. special court.
Jerry Lampen/AFP/Getty Images
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor waits for the start of the prosecution's closing arguments during his war crimes trial at a U.N. special court.

With the conviction of former Liberian leader Charles Taylor and the creation of President Obama's new Atrocities Prevention Board, genocide prevention has gained renewed international attention. We discuss current efforts to prevent genocide around the world.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Gregory Stanton, president of Genocide Watch and research professor in genocide studies and prevention at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University
  • Barbara Lee, U.S. congresswoman representing California's 9th District and co-chair of the Congressional Sudan Caucus
  • Chivy Sok, former Cambodian refugee
  • Yassir Kori, former Sudanese refugee, current U.S. citizen and founder of Nuba Vision Coalition

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