Patterns of Genocide and Related Crimes Against Humanity
The effects of genocide do not end when violence stops. Survivors live with trauma and loss; infrastructure and institutions must be rebuilt; and, too often, related violence occurs in a new location.
In Congo, the violence continues to recur in spurts, never dissipating enough to provide real security for civilians or to allow true post-conflict rebuilding to take root. More»
Civilians in Darfur continue to be displaced and suffer violent attacks that often take the form of robbery, rape, and murder. Violence is also underway in the Nuba Mountains area of South Kordofan. More»
Bosnia-Herzegovina was divided into a Serb Republic and Bosnian Federation, with Srebrenica in the former. Few Bosniaks have returned to the town, but an extraordinary effort has been made to identify the remains of the men from Srebrenica. More»
Survivors struggle to reclaim their lives, at times alongside the perpetrators of the genocide. Rwanda has rebuilt and is forging a future, but has also been involved in new conflicts in neighboring DR Congo. More»
Despite the history of violence and extreme poverty, Burundians are rebuilding and improving inter-ethnic relations. They are returning home, integrating their police and military, and building a stronger civil society. More»