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Videos: Chapter Eleven

July 20, 2011

This post contains video materials for chapter eleven, which describes the emergence and evolution of human rights as a focal issue in global politics.

Iranian Basij militia firing into a crowd of unarmed demonstrators, June 2009.


The Holocaust.


Yevegni Yevtushshenko reads his poem “Babi Ya” in the original Russian.


Documentary of Nuremberg verdicts.


Film Judgment at Nuremberg verdict.


The trial of General Tomyuki Yamashita for war crimes.


The trial of Adolf Eichmann, 1961.


The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


Raphael Lemkin and the term “genocide.”


Raphael Lemkin and the 1948 Genocide Convention.


The Armenian genocide, 1915.


The trial of former Serbian president Slobodan Milosevic before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) (eleven parts).


UN debate on the “responsibility to protect.”


The Rwandan genocide, 1994 (twelve parts).


Trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor.


The killing fields of Cambodia.


The International Criminal Court (ICC).


The International Criminal Court issues warrants for the arrest of Libya’s President Muammar Qaddafi and two other Libyan leaders, June 27, 2011.


Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón and the doctrine of universal jurisdiction.


Are human rights universal? The perspective of Amnesty International.


Human rights abuses in Belarus.


Human rights abuses in China.


Human rights abuses in Iran.


Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi on human rights, cultural relativism, and Islam.


The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the use of force in Uganda (2011).


First Lady Hillary Clinton and “women’s rights are human rights” (1995).


US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and “women’s progress is human progress” (2010).


Gender and malnutrition in India.


Honor killings in Pakistan.


Honor killing in the United States.


Forced marriage.


Human trafficking in Southeast Asia.


Human trafficking in the United States.

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