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the quality of passing all moral bounds

a monstrous offense or evil

Synonyms for atrocity

the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane

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The United States has a moral obligation to do all it can to prevent mass atrocities and ethnic cleansingand to make clear to those responsible that their actions will not be tolerated.
The Labour leader's spokesman said that while it was "absolutely correct" for the world to focus on atrocities committed by Russia and the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, it could divert attention from "very large-scale civilian casualties as a result of the US-led bombing".
It is worthwhile to mention here that Pakistan has been marking 5th February as Kashmir Day since 1990 to express solidarity to the innocent Kashmiri people against atrocities of Indian Government to highlight the issue in front of world.
Responding to a question, he asked United Nations to take notice of Indian atrocities and ensure implementation on its on resolutions.
He called upon the world community to take notice of Indian atrocities in held Kashmir.
Part 1 explores conceptual approaches to prevention, while Part 2 investigating the non-occurrence of genocide and mass atrocities, examining why mass atrocities donAEt always occur in places and populations at risk.
Speaking to reporters outside the Security Council the French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, said that "in the case of mass atrocities the paralysis of the Security Council is not acceptable.
Tunisia's endorsement of this initiative is motivated by its concern to preserve Human rights," Baccouche said at high-level ministerial meeting on the initiative to restrain veto power in situations of mass atrocities.
This is not to excuse or condone atrocities with Sherman's epithet "war is hell.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Parliamentary Deputy Speaker Aref Taifour called the federal government to submit an apology for the Kurdish people for the atrocities of the previous governments.
Despite a lifelong mission to prevent conflict, the EU's institutional setup makes it hard for it to stop atrocities occurring.
In a talk at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on April 23, 2012, President Obama announced the establishment of the Atrocities Prevention Board.
WASHINGTON -- Despite a global effort to prevent atrocities, including genocide, ethnic cleansing and mass rape, millions remain at risk.
A number of Member States have created focal points on the responsibility to protect or internal inter-agency structures for the prevention of atrocity crimes, such as the American Government's Atrocities Prevention Board.
On 11 August 2011, President Barack Obama directed the establishment of an interagency Atrocities Prevention Board to coordinate a whole of Government approach to preventing mass atrocities and genocide.