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From 'Never Again' to 'Again and Again'

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Title

From 'Never Again' to 'Again and Again'

Subject

Genocide.

Description

Oral history video clip featuring Gregory Stanton, Director, Genocide Watch. This video was originally produced by Media Entertainment, Inc., for the 2000 documentary The Genocide Factor.

Creator

Media Entertainment, Inc.

Source

Genocide Factor Collection, Oral History Program, Tampa Library,
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

Publisher

Tampa, Fla. : University of South Florida Tampa Library.

Date

1999-09-08

Contributor

Stanton, Gregory

Relation

G36-00053
Tape number: 4061C

Format

video / mp4

Language

English

Type

Oral History

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Proctor, Cecily

Interviewee

Stanton, Gregory

Transcription

This century has had more people killed by genocide than all the wars combined. After the Holocaust, the slogan was “never again,” and yet, since the Holocaust, there have been at least fifty genocides. And that is why, when we say “again and again,” that is what we mean. Unfortunately, “never again” has turned into “again and again.” And unfortunately, our response has been too little and too late. In the case of Rwanda, 800,000 people died because we acted too late to stop the genocide. In the case of many other cases—in Burundi, for instance, in 1972, over 200,000 people; that time, it was Hutus who died. Over 200,000 died because the world did nothing. In the case of Cambodia, 1.7 million people died because the world did nothing. In Bangladesh, 1.2 million people died. In Sudan right now a genocide is going on, in which over a million people have already died. The world simply is allowing genocide to go on and on and on. So, it is “again and again and again.”

Original Format

Beta tape

Duration

2:09

Citation

Media Entertainment, Inc., “From 'Never Again' to 'Again and Again',” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed May 20, 2019, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/735.