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Report: Dangerous Speech in Central Mali
May 21, 2018
One goal of the Simon-Skjodt Center’s research program is to explore new methodologies to advance the state of the art in atrocity prevention. Towards this end, a recent pilot project analyzed dangerous speech in central Mali, building on the Holocaust Museum’s hate speech work and adding to the Early Warning Project’s broader Mali assessment.
Central African Republic Again at Risk for Mass Atrocities
October 16, 2017
In recent months, international officials and humanitarian groups have begun to sound the alarm about resurgent violence and the risk of further mass atrocities in the Central African Republic.
Wisdom of the Crowds Tackles Atrocity Risk
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.
Mali at Risk for Mass Atrocities
July 27, 2017
The Simon-Skjodt Center for Prevention of Genocide recently concluded the field research portion of our latest Early Warning Project country assessment, focusing on plausible scenarios that could lead to mass atrocities in Mali. This post discusses how we selected Mali as a country of focus and provides a preliminary update on the results of our research.
The Early Warning Project Announces Fellowship to Conduct Research on Mali
March 22, 2017
The Early Warning Project has announced a new research fellowship focused on increasing knowledge of early warning for mass atrocities in Mali.
Survey: Central African Republic Tops List of Countries Most Likely to See State-led Mass Killing
March 8, 2017
Central African Republic is most likely to see an onset of state-led mass killing in 2017, according to the Early Warning Project’s most recent public wiki survey.