Genocide in the age of Social Media

My dead family: distant memories becoming real people thanks to the Internet

One of the horrors of genocide is when whole families are killed; the line is extinguished, and over time the whole family will be forgotten. When a family is killed, their friends and families mourn them, but when those friends and families are also killed the memories are extinguished from the collective history.

Genocide strikes families and communities. When a whole community is killed, there is…

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Tobias Stone

Tobias Stone

Writing about politics, history, and society. Also at www.tswriting.substack.com, www.tswriting.co, @ts_writing