The I.G. Farben trial in 1947

The I.G. Farben Trial, the sixth subsequent Nuremberg proceeding, was tried by the Military Tribunal VI, which had been created by the U.S. Military Government for Germany on August 8, 1947. An indictment was filed on May 3 naming twenty-four defendants, all in the IG Farben industrial concern, and listing five counts: the planning, preparation,Fortsätt läsa ”The I.G. Farben trial in 1947”

Tantalum – resource of conflict

Tantalum is considered a conflict resource. Coltan, the industrial name for a columbite-tantalite mineral from which niobium and tantalum are extracted, can also be found in Central Afrika, which is why tantalum is being linked to warfare in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). According to an October 23, 2003 United Nations report,Fortsätt läsa ”Tantalum – resource of conflict”

Elam Ilam Khuzestan Iran Iraq civilization

Elam was a region in the Near Eastcorresponding to the modern-day provinces of Ilam and Khuzestan in southern Iran (though it also included part of modern-day southern Iraq) whose civilization spanned thousands of years from c. 3200 – c. 539 BCE.

Palestine – World History Encyclopedia

Palestine in the ancient world was part of the region known as Canaan where the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah were located. The term `Palestine’ was originally… — Läs på http://www.worldhistory.org/palestine/

Nazi trial: 100-year-old SS guard in court in Germany

Seventy-six years after the end of World War Two, a former concentration camp guard has gone on trial for assisting in the murder of 3,518 prisoners at Sachsenhausen near Berlin. Identified ad Josef S, because of German privacy laws, the defendant was led into a specially adapted sports hall at a prison in Brandenburg anFortsätt läsa ”Nazi trial: 100-year-old SS guard in court in Germany”

Abdulrazak Gurnah wins the Nobel Prize in Literature 2021

Facts Born: 1948, Zanzibar  Prize motivation: ”for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.”