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
In April 2012, President Obama launched a new initiative at the Museum, announcing the creation of the Atrocities Prevention Board.Watch the Video
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The Museum reflects on the 65th anniversary of the UN genocide convention.
A Museum fellow explores a new use for satellite imagery.
Reports emerge about violence in South Sudan’s Jonglei State.
Our Walls Bear Witness: The Plight of Burma’s Rohingya introduces the Museum’s recent outdoor photo exhibition.
Michael Abramowitz, director of the Center for the Prevention of Genocide, narrates this video about civilians at risk in Sudan, which is also on display in the Museum.
Featured Photo Gallery
Photojournalist Andree Kaiser’s images bear witness to the humanitarian crisis in Syria and document the stories of those affected by the violence.