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Nowhere to Turn: Rohingya Trapped Between Ongoing Risk of Genocide and Deadly Spread of Coronavirus
April 6, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic ravages the globe Rohingya refugees face an impossible predicament.
Scenarios of Mass Killing Did Not Occur in Bangladesh’s 2018 Elections
May 30, 2019
The incumbent Awami League’s sweeping electoral victory appears to signal a lower risk of mass atrocities in the near term.
Upcoming Elections in Bangladesh Could Increase Mass Killing Risk
June 6, 2018
Six months ago the Simon-Skjodt Center published a report on risk for mass killing in Bangladesh, focusing on scenarios related to the elections later this year. The assessment’s conclusions stand today.
Assessing Risks of Mass Atrocities in Bangladesh
November 29, 2017
Bangladesh has made considerable social and economic progress in recent years, but sharp divisions between major political parties, past violence around the 2014 election, increased authoritarianism, impunity for security forces, localized patronage politics, and exceptionally high stakes for the coming election indicate a threat of violence that could reach a greater scale than in the past.
How to Use The Early Warning Project’s Statistical Risk Assessment
May 22, 2017
Last month, we shared the results of our Early Warning Project’s latest Statistical Risk Assessment (SRA)—a list of 163 countries ranked by their risk for onset of state-led mass killing. As we’ve taken our results on the road, we’ve found that we are commonly asked some variation of this question: This is all very interesting, but what am I supposed to do with email@example.com
Eyewitness Testimony: The Persecution of Rohingya in Burma and Bangladesh
March 28, 2017
Andrea Gittleman, Program Manager for the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide, testifies before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on the human rights and humanitarian situation of the Rohingya people in Rakhine State in Burma, and along the Bangladesh border.