News Topics / Issues
While millions are still in jeopardy of being murdered or dying as a result of the genocide, the world seems to not be hearing their cries of the atrocity.
Please note the following information from the Armenian National Committee of America regarding the crisis and ask your students to become involved as is stated in the article.
Dr. Paul B. Winkler
New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir is scheduled to visit Turkey next week to attend a summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC.) Turkish officials announced yesterday that they would not act on an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant issued against al-Bashir for war crimes.
The Ankara and Khartoum regimes have grown markedly closer over the past two years, with Turkey continuing to supply lethal weaponry to Sudan and increased trade between the two countries.
Human rights statement, issued earlier today by a coalition of anti- Darfur Genocide groups, calling upon the Obama-Biden Administration to protest the upcoming state visit to Turkey of Sudan's President, indicted war-criminal Omar al-Bashir.
Genocide Intervention Network, referencing al-Bashir's upcoming visits to Ankara and Cairo, stressed the importance of President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton to ensure that a wanted war criminal does not continue to travel with impunity to the capitals of key U.S. allies.
The core mission of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education is to promote Holocaust education in the State of New Jersey. On a continual basis, the Commission shall survey the status of Holocaust/Genocide Education; design, encourage nd promote the implementation of Holocaust and genocide education and awareness; provide programs in New Jersey; and coordinate designated events that will provide appropriate memorialization of the Holocaust on a regular basis throughout the state. The Commission will provide assistance and advice to the public and private schools and will meet with county and local school officials, and other interested public and private organizations, to assist with the study of the Holocaust and genocide.
We invite you to find out more, whether you require Group or Company specific information, simply explore the site using the links to the left.
Phil Kirschner, Esq.
Dr. Paul B. Winkler
State of New Jersey
Commission on Holocaust Education
P.O. Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625