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.
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In late February, the Early Warning Project launched its latest early warning risk list, identifying Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo as most likely to experience a new mass killing in 2020 or 2021.
This fellowship will support analysis on how “lessons learned” can be more effectively integrated into US government atrocity prevention policymaking processes.
For the eighth year in a row, the Early Warning Project ran a comparison survey in December to solicit wisdom-of-the-crowd opinions on countries' relative risks for new mass killing. South Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen ranked highest-risk.
A recent extremist attack that killed 105 civilians highlights the need for international attention and immediate action to mitigate risk for mass atrocities in Niger.
Failure is Not an Option: The International Community Must Respond to Atrocities Against the Uyghurs
In a guest post, Lord David Alton discusses international justice mechanisms to hold China accountable for atrocities committed against the Uyghur community, and urgent support needed for victims and survivors.
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.
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.
This report examines how Burma can uphold its obligations to prevent genocide as called for by the International Court of Justice. It looks at rights to citizenship and participation in public affairs.
Ethiopian civilians are at risk in the country's two-week-old conflict, where government and TPLF forces have already killed hundreds.