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US Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Wexner Center, Second Floor
Washington, DC 20024

The Threat Continues
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US Holocaust Memorial Museum

View the efforts of the Museum’s Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide to bring attention to the people and places at risk today for genocide and other mass atrocities. The exhibit currently focuses on the deadly conflict in Syria, which has created one of the worst humanitarian crises of our time.

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Syria: A Bearing Witness Trip
In February 2014, the Museum sent a delegation to Jordan to bear witness to the plight of refugees fleeing the violence in Syria. Photographer Lucian Perkins was among those who went.
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Our Walls Bear Witness: Sudan at the Crossroads
For three evenings in November 2010, photographs and a short film about the people of South Sudan were projected on the Museum's exterior walls. The images were taken by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Lucian Perkins.
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Preventing Genocide
The Museum’s Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide works to prevent genocide by studying how and why genocides occur, raises public awareness about genocide, and builds political will among leaders to respond.
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Never Too Late for Justice: A Bearing Witness Trip to Cambodia
In October 2012, Lucian Perkins joined a Museum delegation on a bearing witness trip to Phnom Penh to observe the trials of some of the surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge.
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