Genocide in the 1990s

The notion of human security is always presenting new challenges to the international community. In the world that we live in, crimes against humanity are being committed almost daily in conflict zones and war torn countries. Although there are many, there is one act that is vast more brutal and barbaric than others. The word Genocide was created by a Polish writer called Raphael Lemkin. He combined the word genos (Greek for race) and the word side (Latin for killing).  Continue reading