Press "Enter" to skip to content

My encounters with Rafael Lemkin, the penniless, persistent hero who coined the term 'genocide'

Rafael Lemkin was often considered a shabby, dogged nuisance when I met him at the UN in the 1950s. He’d lost 49 family members in the Holocaust; only seven mourners attended his own funeral. But his moral and legal clarity gave the world a new way of defining – if not deterring – mass murder
Source: https://www.haaretz.com

%d bloggers like this: