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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A Museum fellow explores a new use for satellite imagery.
The Museum expresses concern about the deteriorating situation of the Rohingya in Burma.
Reports emerge about violence in South Sudan’s Jonglei State.
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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.
Michael Abramowitz and former Presidential Special Envoy to Sudan Richard Williamson explain why policy makers and citizens all have a responsibility to act when faced with genocide or mass atrocities.
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Photojournalist Andree Kaiser’s images bear witness to the humanitarian crisis in Syria and document the stories of those affected by the violence.