Challenges of Humanitarian Drones

A few weeks ago we discussed the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for social good, and presented ways in which drones could contribute to genocide prevention. But while there is great humanitarian potential for drones, several challenges lie ahead. Chief among these is a lack of safeguards...

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I Witness the Impact of Persecution against Rohingya

The crippling government and Rakhine abuse of Rohingya has been building for decades.  When I was first in Burma and Rakhine State I witnessed many many shameful abuses of kind and peaceful Rohingya people.  The following is an episode that exposed the deep psychological wounds of persecution upon...

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The Crime of Barbarity X

The following blog series by the Sentinel Project’s Steven Kiersons explores how the physical sciences and Western philosophy contributed to the modern phenomenon of genocide and totalitarianism. Kiersons illustrates how the rise of scientism following the discoveries of Galileo essentially...

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Burma on the Ground

by David Kalmats Violence that has been occurring on a routine basis since the June of 2012 spilled into October. Muslims in the coastal town of Thandwe started the month by evading mobs of Buddhist men whom, armed with machetes raided a string of villages with the intent of inflicting damage to...

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