Why should I care about human rights?
This article fleshes out some of the ideas in the introduction and would be a good one to read after that.
The massacres in Rwanda were an event that touched me deeply, and taught me much about the world. Here are a couple of good summary articles about why the west should also learn from them.
Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed