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Pastor Alex Cho’s collection of Holocaust artifacts are housed inside the Taiwan Holocaust Peace Memorial, what Cho calls the “smallest Holocaust museum in the world.” As Taiwan reckons with its own past, Cho is also hoping to teach Taiwanese people, and particularly Christians, about t...

National Museum Wales has announced two new artist commissions which will reframe the legacy of a Welsh officer of the British Army who fought in the Napoleonic Wars, Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Picton. Picton was a sitting Member of Parliament at the time of his death in 1815 with a ...

Street clashes in Beirut are reminiscent of violence during the Lebanese Civil War, harking back to deeper issues emanating from Lebanon’s handling of war from 1975 to 1990 that have not been addressed. “Lebanon is the perfect example showing peace at the expense of justice—which happen...

Sudanese pro-military protesters demonstrated outside the presidential palace in central Khartoum, demanding the dismissal of the government of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. A 50-year-old protester Abboud Ahmed said, “We need a military government, the current government has failed to ...

The European Union pledged a one-billion-euro aid package for Afghanistan, “to avert a major humanitarian and socioeconomic collapse,” at a virtual G20 summit hosted by Italy.  President of the European Commission Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen has said EU countries have a “moral duty” to...

On the 80th anniversary of the massacre at the Babyn Yar, the Crystal Wall of Crying, a modern art installation is unveiled. The tech-heavy approach to advertise the installation including online gaming has been criticized by traditionalists who say it dishonors the solemnity of the top...

A protest organized by the Hezbollah group against the judge leading the inquiry into the Beirut port blast, Judge Tarek Bitar, broke out in heavy gunfire that left at least six people dead and wounded dozens more. Hezbollah and its allies accuse the judge of singling out politicians fo...

Sierra Leone became the 23rd African country and 110th worldwide to abolish the death penalty. President Julius Maada Bio, who signed the bill into law, said that the West African country and former British colony had “exorcised horrors of a cruel past” after a long campaign to end capi...

A working paper by the international Human Rights Clinic at the University of California Berkeley School of Law shows San Francisco’s police department historically mired in deep racism and violence. The report is meant to aid the work of the city’s forthcoming Truth, Justice, and Recon...

The Transitional Justice Commission has outlined the operations of the former state security apparatus and its role in the oppression of Taiwanese in an update on the commission’s ongoing historical research. Historical records showed that Chiang Kai-shek had intervened in 80 percent of...