June 21, 2022
For the ninth year in a row, the Early Warning Project ran a comparison survey in December to solicit wisdom-of-the-crowd opinions on countries' relative risks for new mass killing. Due to less participation this year, we take the opportunity to reflect on two aspects of the survey methodology.
June 16, 2022
The Taliban’s takeover has increased the risk of mass atrocities in Afghanistan. Here’s how the United States can help prevent them.
April 28, 2022
Between August 25 and September 4, 2017, Rohingya villages across Burma’s Rakhine State experienced what they would each come to know as their own “Massacre Day.” Read about their experiences of forced displacement.
April 27, 2022
Remarks delivered by Naomi Kikoler, director of the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide, at the Embassy of France’s screening of the film “Bringing Assad to Justice.”
April 12, 2022
Evidence of Russian atrocities against the Ukrainian people is mounting, with each day bringing fresh horrors. The calls for criminal accountability for the atrocities being committed in Ukraine must be met with States’ durable commitment to provide political backing, funding, and other resources needed to lay a foundation for accountability.
March 30, 2022
India ranks second in the Early Warning Project’s Statistical Risk Assessment for 2021-22, marking its highest risk and rank to date. For the last five years, India has ranked in the top 15 highest-risk countries. In this interview, human rights attorney and law professor Waris Husain discusses the country’s mass atrocity risks. He describes potential scenarios, drivers, dynamics, and recommendations for the international community.
March 28, 2022
How does forced displacement impact civilians and survivors of mass atrocities? Read about the case of Phnom Penh, a city of 3 million Cambodians evacuated by Khmer Rouge soldiers on April 17, 1975.
March 24, 2022
A gravedigger from Syria shares his story about the mass atrocities he witnessed the Syrian regime commit against civilians, and pleads with Americans to prevent furher crimes and suffering.
March 15, 2022
Remarks delivered on March 15, 2022 by Alfred Münzer at the United States Capitol as part of an event to draw attention to the ongoing mass atrocities committed by the Assad regime against Syrian civilians.
March 14, 2022
On the eleventh anniversary of the beginning of the Syrian crisis, we spoke with Fadel Abdul Ghany, founder and CEO of the Syrian Network for Human Rights, about the ongoing crimes the Syrian government is committing against civilians, including arbitrary arrests and detention in horrific conditions where they are subjected to torture and other crimes.