Twenty years after the Rwandan genocide, the Museum has released previously unpublished material about the “genocide fax” General Roméo Dallaire sent from Kigali to his UN superiors in New York in January 1994, warning of impending violence.Read More
We are saddened by the passing of our friend and partner Ambassador Richard S. Williamson, who co-chaired the Working Group on the Responsibility to Protect.Read More
A recent study commissioned by the Center for the Prevention of Genocide concludes that the longer the current conflict in Syria continues, the greater the risk becomes of genocide in certain areas.Read More
New on Our Blog
Graeme Wood reports on the plight of the Rohingya in the New Republic following his CPG-supported trip to Burma.
Learn about the history of the current violence in the Central African Republic.
The Museum expresses concern over reports of group-targeted violence in South Sudan.
The Museum reflects on the 65th anniversary of the UN genocide convention.
In the News
A Prelude to Murder: Calling Humans Vermin (external link), a Wall Street Journal op-ed by Michael Abramowitz, director of the Center for the Prevention of Genocide, and Museum Fellow Susan Benesch, on how to counter dangerous speech.
Michael Abramowitz reviews Totally Unofficial: The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin (external link), the story of the Polish-Jewish refugee who worked to create the 1948 UN genocide convention.
Listen to CPG Policy Director Cameron Hudson discuss the current situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (external link).
Photos and Video
Photojournalist Andree Kaiser’s images bear witness to the humanitarian crisis in Syria and document the stories of those affected by the violence.
Our Walls Bear Witness: The Plight of Burma’s Rohingya highlights the Museum’s recent nighttime photo display on this persecuted group.