Taking a Look at Genocide Today

1212 Words Jan 26th, 2018 5 Pages
Activists working to inform people about the issues occurring across the world are now able to make movies and websites that let others be informed, but you would be hard pressed to find an informative activist group with as many viewers as something such as facebook. When you do find places designed to inform you of present world issues such as genocide, they are often politically charged. A website such as “endgenocide.org” is a basic place to start when trying to learn about genocides occurring across the world now and in recent years. It has to be recognized, however, that the website is also incredibly politically charged because not only is it presenting you with the issues at hand, but it immediately follows it up with phrases such as “without immediate action by the United States” (endgenocide 2014) and other politically charged statements.
Regardless of political feelings, looking at websites such as that would can often be a starting point for learning about current genocides, and in doing so you would find that just in the last 20 years through the present, there are genocides in places like Rwanda, Bosnia, Sudan, Cambodia, Southern Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Syria, Indonesia and many other places. There are also many countries very much at risk such as Burma and the…