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December 11, 2019
The International Court of Justice will examine whether Burma has committed genocide, and whether it has failed in its duty to prevent and punish the crime. This Q and A explores questions around the Court's hearings this week to explore potential provisional measures.
September 17, 2019
The Museum's Ferencz International Justice Initiative shares lessons learned from a new UN investigative model for collecting and storing evidence of atrocity crimes.
July 31, 2018
The Early Warning Project uses patterns from past instances of mass killing to forecast where new mass killing episodes are most likely to happen in the future. Each year we update our list of countries experiencing state- and nonstate-led mass killing. The following report compiles our determinations for onsets of mass killing in 2017 and those episodes that we can now judge have ended.
February 16, 2018
In an effort to highlight the ongoing persecution of the Rohingya community by the Burmese government, the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide and the American Jewish World Service (AJWS) hosted a photo exhibition, Exiled to Nowhere: Burma’s Rohingya, which was on display in the Senate Russell Rotunda from February 12 to 16, 2018.
November 20, 2017
The report finds crimes against humanity, ethnic cleansing, and mounting evidence of genocide against the Rohingya minority in Burma.
September 29, 2017
Simon-Skjodt Center staff briefs the House Foreign Affairs Asia and Pacific subcommittee about crimes perpetrated against the Rohingya, resulting in the flight of more than 400,000 from Burma in the last month.
September 19, 2017
In April 2017 the Early Warning Project launched a new set of questions through a public opinion pool to crowdsource questions on atrocity risk around the world. Since then, 317 participants have cast 7,025 forecasts in response to questions asking about mass killing risk in 16 countries that the project has identified as high risk.
September 1, 2017
Escalated attacks against Rohingya civilians in Burma present a new urgency for protecting civilians and dismantling systems of violence against minorities.
July 28, 2017
Simon-Skjodt Center staff briefs the Senate Human Rights Caucus on the mass atrocities committed against the Rohingya minority in Burma. The Museum has raised the alarm about the risk of genocide in the country.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org