This series of photos is from “Forgiveness and Conflict: Lessons from Africa,” an ongoing photo documentary project that also led to the film Fambul Tok.
"My project is a journey through those massacres and deportations, and the loss of cultural identity. It addresses how a premeditated act committed by “new Turks” on the “old Ottomans” has manifested itself in the country’s present."
Before learning about the particulars of the International Criminal Court, we hope all students have the opportunity to reflect on the meaning of justice and the role of courts. Below are some suggested ways to prepare students for the modules.
Propeller Films, in partnership with Facing History and Ourselves, created a series of videos from the feature length film Watchers of the Sky. The series of films follows Raphael Lemkin, Benjamin Ferencz, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, and the historical events that inspired them to take action against genocide. Use this resource with your students to explore the ongoing struggle to apply the rule of law to punish and prevent crimes of mass violence.