Preamble section 2:
Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people,


The following are some useful links to sited that provide further information on these themes and institutions:

Holocaust sites

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust, University of South Florida (highly recommended)

The Holocaust History Project

Holocaust Picture Exhibition

Holocaust Teacher Resource Center

Nuremberg trials

Yale Law School Avalon Project (highly recommended)

A Teacher’s guide to the Holocaust (pictures of the Nuremberg trials)

University of Missouri – Kansas City (good, with a lot of links and bibliography)

Genocide – Lemkin

Site with writings by Lemkin and the list of countries who are party (and not party) to the Genocide Convention:

Peter Danchin, Columbia Unviersity