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Image: Dr. Gregory H. Stanton, Oct 2009. (Photo by Bayarmagnai “Max” Nergui)
29 January 2016 “We Can’t Ignore the Worrying Signs of Genocide in Africa” by Dr. Gregory H. Stanton for the Mail & Guardian, South Africa
16 December 2015 “Press conference statement on ISIS genocide” by Dr. Gregory Stanton
09 December 2015 “Weak Words Are Not Enough” Testimony by Dr. Gregory Stanton to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and International Organizations of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs
20 August 2015 “ISIS is Committing Genocide” by Dr. Gregory H. Stanton
19 August 2015 “White Genocide is Not Underway in South Africa” by Dr. Gregory H. Stanton
20 June 2015 “The Calling of International Law” by Dr. Gregory H. Stanton
26 October 2014 “Why Empowering Women Could End Genocide and War“by Dr. Gregory H. Stanton for the Symposium on Women and Genocide: the Case of Darfur
4 April 2014 “The Purposes of Genocide Research” by Dr. Gregory H. Stanton
18 December 2012 “Why Do People Commit Genocide and What Can We Do To Stop It“ by Dr. Gregory H. Stanton
“Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones, But Hateful Words Can Kill You” © 2012 Gregory Stanton
29 April 2012 “Why do we look the other way?” speech by Dr. Gregory H. Stanton for the Bay Area Walk Against Genocide
11 March 2012 “Why Save Darfur Didn’t Save Darfur” by Dr. Gregory H. Stanton
5 March 2012 “An open letter to Ambassador David Scheffer concerning his IHT Op-Ed ‘Defusing the Lexicon of Slaughter’“by Dr. Gregory H. Stanton
17 October 2011 “Justice,” by Dr. Gregory H. Stanton, Genocide Watch
June 2011 On legal interpretation of intent in the Genocide Convention
October 2010 Why the world needs the Budapest Centre for the International Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities
August 2010 Pacifism has the effect of condoning genocide
February 2010 Emerging paradigms in genocide prevention
2009 Creation of a Victims Register by the ECCC
2009 “Re-thinking Genocide Prevention,” New York Times Company, 1-10.Winter 2009
“Should President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan be Charged and Arrested by the International Criminal Court?” by Alex de Waal and Dr. Gregory Stanton
September 2009 Rwandan Genocide: Why Early Warning Failed, Journal of African Conflicts and Peace Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 6-255
May 2009 “Taking Iran’s incitement to genocide seriously“, by Dr. Gregory Stanton, Genocide Watch
23 March 2009 “An Open Letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Justice Navanathem Pillay,” by Dr. Gregory Stanton
“The Precautionary Principle: A Brief for the Genocide Prevention Task Force,” by Dr. Elihu Richter and Dr. Gregory Stanton
23 April 2008 “The cost of Denial,” by Dr. Gregory Stanton
2008 “Building an Anti-Genocide Regime,” in Totten, ed. Genocide, A Bibliographic Review, Volume 6, Routledge.
2008″Response to Hayden: Comment on ‘ethnic cleansing’ and ‘genocide’,” by Dr. Elihu Richter and Dr. Gregory Stanton
May 2007 “Ethnic cleansing bleaches the atrocities of genocide,” Blum, Stanton, Richter, Saqi, European Journal of Public Health
May 17, 2007 “Genocide and Freedom,” award speech.
2006 “Seeking Justice in Cambodia: Realism, Idealism, and Pragmatism,” in Tatz, Arnold, and Tatz, eds., Genocide Perspectives III, Brandl & Schlesinger and the Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
2006 “Proving Genocide in Darfur: The Atrocities Documentation Project and Resistance to its Findings,” in Markusen and Totten.
4 December 2005 “Massachusetts and Genocide,” by Gregory Stanton and Peter Balakian, Boston Globe.
2005 “Twelve Ways to Deny a Genocide,” in Apsel, ed., Darfur: Genocide Before Our Eyes, Institute for the Study of Genocide, 43-47.
2004 “Final Solutions: Mass Killings and Genocide in the 20th Century,” Cornell Univ. Press, 327
2004 “Early Warning,” in Shelton, ed., Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Thomson-Gale: Macmillan, 271-273.
June 2004 “Could the Rwandan Genocide Have Been Prevented?” in Journal of Genocide Research, Vol. 6, No. 2, 211-228 (Also in Schaller, Boyadijan, Berg, Scholtz, eds. Enteignet-Vertrieben-Ermordet, Beitrage zur Genozidforschung, Zurich: Chronos Verlag, 2004, 437-456.)
2004 “Those Who Own the Past Own the Future” (India)”Wie wir Genozid verhindern können,” in Radkau, Fuchs, Lutz, eds., Genozide und staatliche Gewaltverbrechen im 20. Jahrhundert, Studien Verlag, Wein, 2004, 29 – 39.
January 2004 “Create a United Nations Genocide Prevention Focal Point and Genocide Prevention Center,” in Preventing Genocide: Threats and Responsibilities, Options Paper for the Stockholm International Forum on Genocide Prevention, Proceedings, January 2004.
November 13, 2003 “The Ukrainian Famine, International Law, and Political Will,” Presented at the conference on The Ukrainian Famine 1932-1933: Lessons Learned and Not Learned, Washington, D.C.
2003 “Five Misconceptions About Using the Word Genocide“2003 “Perfection is the Enemy of Justice,” in Bangkok Post and Phnom Penh Post
2002 “The Call,” in Jacobs & Totten, eds., Pioneers in Genocide Studies, Transaction, 2002.
2002 “Why the Khmer Rouge Murdered Two Million People,” in Turner, ed. The Real Lessons of Vietnam, Carolina, 2002.
October 2000 “How Can We Prevent Genocide?,” Raphael Lemkin Memorial Conference, London, England.
December 26, 1999, “End Imperial Impunity,” from In These Times, 12.
February 1996 “The Eight Stages of Genocide,”in Totten & Bartrop, eds. The Genocide Studies Reader, 127 – 129.
December 1996 “Are Criminal Trials Effective Tools for Diplomats?” in Foreign Service Journal, 40-41.
1993 “The Cambodian Genocide and International Law,” in Genocide and Democracy in Cambodia, Yale U. Press
Summer 1992 “Democratization in Ukraine: Constitutions and The Rule of Law,” in Demokratizatsiya, The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization.
Winter 1988 “U.S. Payment of Assessments by the United Nations,” 22 The International Lawyer 1282.
Spring 1987 “Kampuchean Genocide and the World Court,” 2 Connecticut Journal of International Law 341
“Cambodian Resurrection,” Yale Law Report, Spring 1981.
1981 “Three Concepts of Equality: Compensatory Discrimination in Indian and American Constitutional Law,” 27 Indian Journal of Public Administration, 1-28.
3 August 2011 “Students study genocide to prevent bullying,” by Sally Hunter, The Minnesota Daily
9 November 2010 “Tigreans could pay the price for Meles crimes – Gregory Stanton,” by Ethiopian Review
3 October 2010 “Zimbabwe: Mugabe bows to pressure over degree,” by University World News
27 September 2010 “Mugabe cancels trip to Ecuador to receive bogus degree,” by Lance Guma, SW Radio Africa
22 September 2010 “Mugabe set to face charges of genocide,” by The Zimbabwean
21 September 2010 “Gukurahundi was a Genocide,” by The Zimbabwean
15 September 2010 “Gukurahundi finally classified as genocide by leading experts,” by Tererai Karimakwenda, SW Radio Africa
14 May 2007 “Turning Horror into Action,” The Washington Times
1987 “A Quest for Justice,” by Brian D. Shaw, Washington and Lee Alumni Magazine
1983 “His Brothers’ Keeper,” by Michael Matza, ABA Young Lawyer
Press Conference: Dr. Gregory Stanton on language rights in South Africa, 05 December 2014
Pretoria, South Africa
Press Conference: Dr. Gregory Stanton on incitement to genocide in South Africa, 05 December 2014
Pretoria, South Africa
Press Conference: Dr. Gregory Stanton on the Murder Rate in South Africa, 05 December 2014
Pretoria, South Africa
Press Conference: Dr. Gregory Stanton on the link between corruption and genocide in South Africa, 05 December 2014
Pretoria, South Africa
“Can Crimes Against Humanity Be Stopped In Syria?”, December 2012
Dr. Stanton Speaks with ICD About Syria, December 2012
Dr. Stanton of Genocide Watch on Farm Murders in South Africa, 26 July 2012
Dr. Stanton – “Who is possibly behind the White farm murders in south Africa?” 26 July 2012
Dr. Stanton’s Advice to South Africans, 26 July 2012
ESAT Insight Interview: Dr. Stanton discusses the legacies of the late Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi, September 2012
Dr. Stanton Addresses the Global Peace Leadership Forum, April 2010
Dr. Stanton speaks at the March4Freedom Rally, September 2009
President of Genocide Watch Elected President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars
At the seventh biennial meeting of the International Association of Genocide Scholars, held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, July 9-13, 2007, Dr. Gregory Stanton, President of Genocide Watch, was elected President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars. From 2005-2007, Stanton served as First Vice President of the Assocation, a global, interdisciplinary, non-partisan organization that seeks to further research and teaching about the nature, causes, and consequences of genocide, and advance policy studies on prevention of genocide. For more information on the International Association of Genocide Scholars, please visit the organization’s website.