atrocity


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the quality of passing all moral bounds

a monstrous offense or evil

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the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane

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If the Frenchman in question is indeed, as I suppose, innocent of this atrocity, this advertisement which I left last night, upon our return home, at the office of 'Le Monde,' (a paper devoted to the shipping interest, and much sought by sailors,) will bring him to our residence.
NO words can correctly describe the Manchester atrocity, the word vile understates the matter.
s 70th anniversary, by Liechtenstein's Foreign Minister Aurelia Frick who called the code "a catalyst for a culture of zero tolerance for atrocity crimes within the council.
No one has been convicted of carrying out the atrocity.
Missing is a balanced examination of the impact of atrocity allegations on the antiwar movement and the frustrating difficulty of prosecuting atrocities under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
has spent the last three years shut away in a windowless basement creating the striking exhibition Routine Atrocity.
Jonas Claes, the USIP's program officer on mass atrocity prevention, was less pessimistic, saying that while it has been hard to apply R2P to Syria, it could still be used "in certain contexts" in future.
Agency for International Development (USAID) and Humanity United launched the second round of the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention, an innovative approach to developing new ways to combat and prevent the worst human rights violations.
As we head into 2013, the crises in the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Sudan and Syria serve as tragic reminders of the challenges that remain in the struggle to protect populations from atrocity crimes, namely genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.
07, and the Army Operating Concept as Mass Atrocity Response Operations (MARO).
Theatres of violence; massacre, mass killing, and atrocity throughout history.
The conference will deliberate on the status of necessary institutional framework for the protection of SCs/STs rights, registration and investigation of offences under Prevention of Atrocities Act, delineation of atrocity prone areas and preventive action and pendency and conviction rate of cases under the Act.
In essence, the various accounts reveal the fragility of law, justice, and morality in the face of tyrannical power, and they underscore the political constraints weighing on interstate actors such that atrocity narratives are often shaped in ways that conceal the truth and render perpetrators unaccountable.
Making Sense of Mass Atrocity, Mark Osiel (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), 276 pp.
Obama notes: "In the face of a potential mass atrocity, our options are never limited to either sending in the military or standing by and doing nothing.