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Risk of Genocide and other Mass Atrocities in Ethiopia
December 22, 2021
After a year of mass atrocities against Tigrayan and other ethnic groups in Ethiopia, the immediate risk facing civilians is expanding to new areas. Famine, crimes against humanity and war crimes by multiple armed actors are placing all civilians at risk with no end in sight.
Pursuing Justice for Mass Atrocities: Lessons from the Yezidi Experience
April 13, 2021
The Yezidi community has been fighting for justice for the genocide perpetrated against their community by ISIS for years. This guest blog post, by Pari Ibrahim, Executive Director, Free Yezidi Foundation, explores Yezidi survivors’ fight for justice and how our new handbook, “Pursuing Justice for Mass Atrocities: A Handbook for Victim Groups” can help.
UN Mission Finds Crimes Against Humanity in Venezuela
October 1, 2020
Supervisors gave Venezuelan security forces a “green light to kill” civilians, according to a UN fact-finding mission report released earlier this month.
Commemorating Victims and Spurring Policy Action as Syrian Crisis Enters Tenth Year
April 6, 2020
March 15 marked nine years of conflict in Syria and the message of the day was clear: complacency is unacceptable. This message was echoed throughout a series of events and meetings facilitated by the Museum in the days leading up to the somber anniversary.