Genocide Do the Strong Have a Responsibility to Protect the Weak

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Genocide Do the Strong Have a Responsibility to Protect the Weak

In the wake of the recent gas attack in Syria, a  panel discussion relating to the upcoming 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan genocide will be moderated by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, founder, This World: The Jewish Values Network  and will include President of Rwanda Paul Kagame; Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, and noted philanthropists Sheldon Adelson and Michael Steinhardt. The goal of this panel discussion is to bring together two of the most famous names in the world related to genocide in the 20th century—Kagame, who is credited for putting an end to genocide in Rwanda, and Wiesel, the living embodiment of the memory of the six million martyrs of the Holocaust –to examine the world’s responsibility in preventing future genocides. A question-and-answer period will follow the discussion.

A UN Week Discussion in Prelude to the 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide and the International Response to the Syrian Chemical Slaughter

Event price : Cost is $20 for general public, $10 for students

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Genocide Do the Strong Have a Responsibility to Protect the Weak
Event Category: Live Music
When: September 29, 2013
Time: 6:30pm
Where: The Great Hall at Cooper Union
More Info: http://cooper.edu/about/galleries-auditoriums/the-great-hall
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