Vian Dakhil—the only Yazidi member of the Iraqi parliament—visited the Museum in December 2014 to discuss the dire plight of her people, whom the self-proclaimed Islamic State is targeting for destruction.Read More
A former Syrian military photographer recently smuggled more than 55,000 images out of the country and brought them to the Museum as evidence of the government’s crimes against its own people.Read More
In a new report, CPG Fellow James P. Finkel assesses the advances in atrocity prevention policy under the Obama administration and the challenges that persist.Read More
The Museum’s initiative to examine the international community’s responses to warnings of impending violence in the case of the Rwandan genocide culminated with a conference in The Hague in June 2014.Read More
The Museum condemns crimes against humanity in Iraq.
A Cambodian tribunal convicted two former Khmer Rouge leaders of crimes against humanity and sentenced them to life in prison.
The Museum issues a statement on civilian and ethnic-based targeting in South Sudan.
Learn about the history of the current violence in the Central African Republic.
In the News
Cameron Hudson, director of the Center for the Prevention of Genocide, discusses the need for better atrocity prevention policies in “Is This the New Obama Doctrine?” (external link) for the New Republic.
Listen to reporter Graeme Wood reflect on his recent trip to the Central African Republic (external link) on NPR’s Morning Edition.
Graeme Wood reports on the plight of the Rohingya in the New Republic following his CPG-supported trip to Burma.
Photos and Video
Watch a video by Lucian Perkins on the plight of Syrian refugees on the Jordanian border and in Amman.
Michael Christopher Brown captures starkly powerful images of the effects of the violence on civilians in the Central African Republic.
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 2013 nighttime photo display on this persecuted group.