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George Washington Williams, the Congo Genocide and “Crimes Against Humanity”

Political cartoon from 1906 showing King Leopold of Belgium entangling the Congolese in rubber coils   So who coined the phrase “Crimes Against Humanity?”  Was it first defined at Nuremberg by the victorious allies?  Or was it used by someone … Continue reading

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George Washington Williams and the Congo Genocide

Political cartoon from 1906 showing King Leopold of Belgium entangling the Congolese in rubber coils   “At the very beginning of the twentieth century there was an unquenchable demand in America and Europe for an amazing new technology—air-filled rubber tires. … Continue reading

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