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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
April 12, 2017
For the third year in a row, Sudan and Burma rank among the three countries at greatest risk of experiencing a new episode of state-led mass killing, according to the Early Warning Project’s annual rankings released today.
March 30, 2017
The Early Warning Project uses patterns from past instances of mass killing to forecast when new mass killing episodes might happen in the future. At the end of each year we update a list of countries experiencing state- and nonstate-led mass killing. The following report compiles our determinations for onsets of mass killing in 2016 and those cases that we can now judge have ended.
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.
August 7, 2014
One of the first things I did as part of my work on the Early Warning Project was to scan the field and see who else around the world was doing what to assess risks of mass atrocities. That research led me to the Sentinel Project and its executive director, Christopher Tuckwood, whose work I continue to follow and admire. I recently emailed a few questions to Chris; here are his replies.