Australian scholar releases book about Raphael Lemkin

By | Tuesday, 06 August 2013

NEW YORK: Dr. Donna-Lee Frieze, a scholar of genocide studies from Deakin University in Australia, recently edited the book “Totally Unofficial: The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin.”

Lemkin, who coined the term "genocide" using the Armenian case as an example, is considered one of the great early thinkers in the field of human rights.

In the interview below, Frieze talks about her work in genocide research and the different aspects of the crime of genocide.