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October 21, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to have long-lasting consequences for nearly every aspect of civilization, including the perpetration and prevention of mass atrocities. As part of our annual Sudikoff Seminar, the Simon-Skjodt Center brought together scholars, practitioners, and civil society representatives to discuss possible effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the dynamics of mass atrocities and atrocity prevention.
October 8, 2020
Nearly seven months since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, we are witnessing the beginnings of its effects on mass atrocities.
June 10, 2020
When English-speaking civilians in Cameroon began protesting discriminatory government policies in 2016, government security forces cracked down violently. With more than 3,000 Cameroonians killed and 700,000 displaced since the beginning of the crisis, the violence shows no signs of abating, and the global coronavirus pandemic further complicates life in the Anglophone regions of the country.
June 4, 2020
The Simon-Skjodt Center is beginning to assess the consequences of COVID-19 for genocide and related crimes against humanity and for global efforts to prevent, respond to, and advance justice for these crimes.
April 6, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic ravages the globe Rohingya refugees face an impossible predicament.