Building peace in the minds of men and women

Memory: making peace with a violent past

The second half of this century has been stained by crimes against humanity. For the victims, the path of reconciliation winds between remembrance and forgetting. The complexities of this process are illustrated by stories on South Africa, Chile, Guatemala, Russia, Cambodia, Rwanda and Bosnia.

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Read also our online articles: 

The evil that men do..., by Tzvetan Todorov, the UNESCO Courier, 1999

International radio makes new waves by Cynthia Guttman, the UNESCO Courier, 1999

December 1999

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