Feb 19, 2011
What sort of TRUTH is it that crushes the freedom to seek the truth?
Libya protest deaths 'rise to 84':
The number of people killed in days of growing unrest in Libya rises to 84, according to US-based Human Rights Watch.
Helicopters have reportedly opened fire at demonstrators in the eastern city of Benghazi on Saturday.
"Did Jews commit genocide in 1948?"
Top Genocide Scholars Battle Over How To Characterize Israel's Actions
Genocide?: Palestinians evacuate the village of Zenin in 1948. Some scholars say that what is now called 'ethnic cleansing' constitutes a form of genocide.
By Gal Beckerman
Published February 16, 2011, issue of February 25, 2011.
Did Jews commit genocide in 1948?
The question is provocative, and the answer for most people is an unequivocal no. But a debate over this idea has formed the crux of a heated argument among the most eminent genocide scholars in the world, and led recently to the censure of an Israeli professor by the field's leading academic association.