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A brighter light on Russian war crimes

Posted on AllSides March 24th, 2022
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Reuters
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On Monday at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, Secretary of State Antony Blinken seemed to send a subtle and timely message to officials in the Kremlin. He designated the military slaughter of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority in 2016-2017 as genocide. The possible message: Any official in Russia who assists in the intentional mass killing of civilians in Ukraine could someday face a similar prospect of international justice.

“By learning to spot the signs of the worst atrocities, we’re empowered to prevent them,” Mr. Blinken said.

With the announcement, the...

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https://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/the-monitors-view/2022/0322/A-brighter-light-on-Russian-war-crimes

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