Human Rights Unit Part iii

Date Topic Assignment Due
Monday Hotel Rwanda
History of Rwanda
Complex definition of genocide
Article: Bystander to Genocide

Browse the following site to learn more about Rwanda
Story of Darfur today
Conviction of Charles Taylor

This BBC special report on Rwanda is full of great links
Here's a list of movies for further viewing about the Rwandan Genocide

Hotel Rwanda Discussion

Answer the following question by Tuesday:
Should the US intervene to stop genocide?

The US did not intervene in Rwanda in the 1990s, but the US did recently intervene in Libya to stop what is claimed would be the slaughter of civilians in Benghazi, Libya. Meanwhile, the US has not acted in Darfur, Sudan where well over 300,000 civilians have died in what the UN calls genocide. Use examples from the movie, recent history, and current events to help frame your answer.
Rwanda Today
CIA World Factbook Rwanda
Rwandan Politics Today
Outcome of General Augustin Bizimungu's 2011 trial

Tuesday Work on Human Rights Project
11:20 - here is a link to our 11:20 class wiki
1:30 - here is a link to our 1:30 class wiki
2:35 - here is a link to our 2:35 class wiki

Should the US help human rights abuse victims?
Listen to this story of an Afghan girl who, facing death, ran away to the US military.
The Biggest News of 2009
Should the US intervene to stop genocide?
Wednesday Arts Wednesday
Thursday Human Rights Project
Human Rights Project
Friday Poverty Facts
Material World
Why are some countries rich?

Poverty Links
Poverty Videos
The Material Gap
Assign Poverty Project - due on final exam day

If the World Were 100 People
The Singer Solution to World Poverty
Mothers' Day
Hopeful News About Poverty
Give away free food at The Hunger Site
Last Week's Schedule
Next Week's Schedule
Spring Schedule
Read The Singer Solution to World Poverty by Monday

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