Definitions: Types of Mass Atrocities – United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Crimes against humanity are defined as “any of the following acts when committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack directed against any civilian population.”
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What is Genocide? – United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Origin of the Term Genocide. The word “genocide” did not exist prior to 1944. It is a very specific term coined by a Polish-Jewish lawyer named Raphael Lemkin (1900–1959) who sought to describe Nazi policies of systematic murder during the Holocaust, including the destruction of European […]
After so many years of working on the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act, all of our meetings with Congressional staff aides to educate them about the bill, phone calls, letters that we signed on, etc.– we can definitely say, CoAGG helped get this piece of legislation passed and now signed into law. Congratulations […]
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The Colorado Coalition for Genocide and Awareness and Action Has Issued the Following Statement: Executive Order on Refugee Bans Is a Step We Dare Not Accept The Colorado Coalition for Genocide Awareness and Action (CCGAA) considers President Donald Trump’s recent Executive Order 13769, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” to […]
SUPPORT FOR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBE TO REQUEST A HALT OF THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE EASEMENT TO DRILL UNDER LAKE OAHE Whereas: We, the Colorado Coalition for Genocide Awareness & Action, who’s mission is to challenge our society to end complacency towards and raise awareness of genocides past and present, and take action to […]