He has published a book (April 2017) called The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust (not banned at Amazon.com, unlike Holocaust-skeptical material). From the Amazon blurb:
Guiora recommends that we must make the obligation to intervene the law, and thus non-intervention a crime.
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Mr. Guiora has been on a book-promotion tour and recently spoke in Cleveland. (His name is misspelled in the Cleveland Jewish News article):
I must say I am not sure I understand this statement. Is he saying that the non-Nazi states were all guilty of being bystanders in the 1930s? In other words, "Britain, the USA, France, and others, should have launched a preemptive war on Germany before they had a chance to holocaust all those people."Role of bystander in Holocaust reviewed in book
“Even though both my parents were survivors, I grew up in a home that didn’t talk about it,” Guiroa said.
While Guiroa examined the history of the Holocaust, he noticed the bystander character continuously appearing. “The more I researched, the more I became focused on the question as a bystander, the individual who sees another individual in distress,” he said.
Guiroa said the more he...recognized the complicity of sovereign states as bystanders, he understood the trials of his parents in the Holocaust. “As a law professor, the bystander who doesn’t intervene is committing a crime of non-intervention,” he said.
The author's background:
Amos Guiora [born circa 1957] was born in Israel. The family moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan before he began school. [...] After graduating from [law school], Guiora returned to Israel and served in the Israeli Defense Forces Judge Advocate General Corps, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel. [He served 19 years in the IDF]. Guiora teaches Criminal Law, Global Perspectives on Counter-terrorism, Religion and Terrorism, and National Security Law. He is a widely cited expert on Legal Aspects of Counterterrorism, Terror Financing, International Law, and Morality in Armed Conflict.
I can also note here that Mr. Guiora defends, on legal grounds, the IDF's practice of 'targeted killings' of individual Gaza Palestinians that Israel deems a national security threat, which some might compare to mafia-style "hits." He argues that this practice is perfectly legal and legitimate under international law. Make of that what you will.Amos N. Guiora is Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, the University of Utah and Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) in the Israel Defense Forces. He is actively involved in the effort to legislate Holocaust-Genocide education in Utah public schools. [From Amazon blurb for his book].
Could our good Holocaust Enforcer, Mr. Guiora, be a selective moralist?