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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Mar 01, 2013 The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking
QUOTE: The researchers have cataloged some 42,500 Nazi ghettos and camps throughout Europe, spanning German-controlled areas from France to Russia and Germany itself, during Hitler’s reign of brutality from 1933 to 1945. The figure is so staggering that even fellow Holocaust scholars had to make sure they had heard it correctly when the lead researchers previewed their findings at an academic forum...
New York Times Oct 05, 2007 New Union, Old Prejudices: The plan was to rid Italy’s streets of squeegee people and panhandlers. What went wrong—and what it says about the country’s attitude toward the nomads known as Roma.
QUOTE: In recent weeks Italy has declared itself under siege by the people they call zingari and sinti, pejorative local terms for Roma, who also sometimes call themselves gypsies. Headlines from the leading newspaper, Corriere della Sera, scream about “The Invasion of Nomads,” Rome’s daily Il Messegero begs “Help!” and La Repubblica complains on its front page, “There Are Too Many! Rom Emergency.”
Newsweek May 11, 2006 Probe Chronicles Abuse in Romania: Disabled Children Found Bound, Emaciated in Psychiatric Institutions
QUOTE: In six [Romanian--Ed.] institutions visited by the disabled rights organization, investigators found malnourished children warehoused in inhumane conditions.
Washington Post May 10, 2006 Romania's Orphans Face Widespread Abuse, Group Says
QUOTE: Romania has tried over the last decade to erase those images of its orphanages seen around the world...thousands of children in government-run institutions are still living in conditions that are little changed...
New York Times Mar 12, 2006 The E.U.'s Reshaping of Romania: Romania Tries to Shed Its Traditional Past for Entry Into E.U.
QUOTE: Like eight other East European nations that entered in 2004, Romania is busy erasing the legacy of half a century of communism and trying to build institutions that bear the stamp of approval of E.U. headquarters in Brussels. It is struggling to embrace Western-style market economics and multiparty politics and trying to control corruption. But some aspects of life here, such as discrimination against the country's large Roma, or Gypsy, population, remain stubbornly resistant to the E.U.'s pressure for change.
Washington Post Oct 08, 2004 Many Helped Iraq Evade U.N. Sanctions On Weapons
QUOTE: As part of its stealth effort to evade U.N. sanctions and rebuild its military, the Iraqi government under President Saddam Hussein found that it had no shortage of people around the world who were willing to help.
Washington Post Aug 07, 2002 U.S. Seeking Pacts in a Bid to Keep Its Peacekeepers
QUOTE: "The Bush administration, still wary of the new International Criminal Court, is trying to line up nations one by one to pledge not to extradite Americans for trial, administration officials say today."
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