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January 28, 2022
One year after Burma’s military leaders seized power in a coup, the risk of further mass atrocities against the Rohingya and other ethnic and religious minorities across the country is growing.
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.
December 1, 2021
To help the Simon-Skjodt Center’s Early Warning Project forecast atrocity risk in 2022 and learn more about the “wisdom of the crowd,” please participate in our annual comparison survey.
July 16, 2021
In this interview, Sylvain Saluseke, a Congolese pro-democracy activist, discusses ongoing violence and risk of future mass atrocities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He describes conflict drivers, high-risk areas meriting additional attention, and concludes with recommendations for policymakers focused on atrocity prevention.
June 17, 2021
The Early Warning Project uses patterns from past instances of mass killing to forecast when and 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 ongoing mass killings in 2020.
March 15, 2021
The following letter was shared by Caesar with the US Holocaust Memorial Museum as part of our anniversary event marking ten years of mass atrocities against civilians in Syria.
March 9, 2021
This fellowship will support analysis on how “lessons learned” can be more effectively integrated into US government atrocity prevention policymaking processes.
December 3, 2020
Hilary Matfess, PhD candidate and USIP Peace Scholar Fellow, discusses the latest developments in the crisis and what they mean for the risk of mass atrocities.
December 1, 2020
To help the Simon-Skjodt Center’s Early Warning Project forecast atrocity risk in 2021, please participate in our annual pairwise comparison survey, an innovative opinion aggregation method, which presents countries head-to-head and asks respondents to choose which is more likely to experience a new mass killing in the new year. The survey will run for one month, until December 31, 2020.
November 19, 2020
Ethiopian civilians are at risk in the country's two-week-old conflict, where government and TPLF forces have already killed hundreds.