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  • Ripples of Genocide: Journey through Eastern Congo

    This online journal features contributions from UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie, human rights activist John Prendergast, and photographers Ed Parsons and Laura Engelbrecht from their travels to wartorn Congo in 2002 and 2003.


  • The Armenian Genocide

    April 24, 2015, marks one hundred years since the start of the Armenian genocide, sometimes called the first genocide of the twentieth century. Of approximately 1.5 million Armenians living in the multiethnic Ottoman Empire, at least 664,000 and possibly as many as 1.2 million were massacred or died as a result of systematic abuse from Ottoman authorities.