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13 April, Cambodian New Year: A Texas Connection to the Khmer Rouge’s Assault on the Family

April
13

By THGC Admin
Today is the start of the Cambodian New Year. It is a time to celebrate lives, but also to reflect on the many people who lost theirs amidst tremendous suffering just a few decades ago. The Cambodian genocide was not just an assault on the Khmer people, but also on their way of life. The destruction of families was an integral part of that cruel plan.

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Processing Remembrance: National Genocide Memorial Day in Rwanda

April
7

By Robin Lane
Education Specialist Robin Lanes reflects on her process of learning and writing about the Rwandan Genocide.

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Resisting Evil: Women Upstanders in the Genocides, Part II

March
31

By THGC Admin
On March 15, this blog looked at women's resistance actions within the Holocaust, the Cambodian genocide, and the Darfur genocide. Now, we will look at the heroism of women who survived the Bosnian and Rwandan genocides.

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The Challenges of Memorializing Genocide

March
23

By THGC Admin
Memorials are dedicated to significant events or individuals, but what of those that honor topics which are difficult to comprehend? This is a challenge with structures that memorialize genocides, as Social Media Intern Luoman Huang explains.

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Resisting Evil: Women Upstanders in the Genocides

March
15

By THGC Admin
For Women's History Month, the THGC would like to encourage our blog readers to reflect on the stories of a few of the many women who have resisted against genocide.

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