Conspiracies of silence


In 1994 the State Department of the USA was accused of deliberately ignoring genocide practised by Serbs against Bosnian Muslims because by recognizing it as such it would have increased pressure for American action. A number of officials of the State Department resigned in protest against USA policy on Bosnia.

Broader Problems:
Indifference to suffering
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
09.11.2020 – 19:37 CET