Rape as an Act of Genocide

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Genocide Watch has published its first Timestream presentation, a new educational tool created by Ntrepid LLC.  Timestreams on other genocides will follow.

The Rohingya Timestream covers the history of the genocide and forced displacement of the Rohingya in Myanmar.  It...

April 28, 2020

Desecrated Yezidi graves in Afrin, Syria cemetery.  credit: Edzina Foundation

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Turkish-backed armed groups continue to desecrate property belonging to the Yezidi minority in Afrin, northern Syria. 

Cemeteries, religious shrines and Yezidi cemet...

Most women’s attackers remain free while the Mexican government does next to nothing to prevent and punish gender violence.

A protest against gender violence in Mexico City in February. Credit...Gustavo Graf Maldonado/Reuters

MIAMI — María de Jesús Jaime Zamudio, also kn...

For the first time, an Iraqi court has held the Islamic State accountable for its atrocities against the Yazidi religious minority.

Ashwaq Haji Hamid Talo visiting a temple near Sinjar in 2018 to pay tribute to ISIS victims from her village. Credit...Agence France-Press...

Dr. Gregory Stanton, Founder and President of Genocide Watch, urging due recognition of the crimes against the Rohingya in Myanmar as genocide.

Originally posted September 21, 2018.

October 24, 2019

Sudan Needs a Strategic Approach for Sustainable Change!

Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) has released a comprehensive strategy that was delivered to the interim government  of Sudan, as well as to international and regional actors and stakeholders working on Sudan. DWA...

April 15, 2019

(Yangon) – The Myanmar and Chinese governments have failed to stem the trafficking of ethnic Kachin women and girls as “brides” to families in China, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

The 112-page report, “‘Give Us a Baby and We’ll Let Y...

April 13, 2019

Scott Chacon from Dublin, CA, USA - Ntrama Church Altar, CCBY 2.0. www.wikipedia.org 

MUHANGA, Rwanda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It would be ridiculous to ask 48-year-old Assoumpta who infected her with the AIDS virus. In the 100 days that spanned Rwa...

A soldier walks past women carrying their belongings near Benitu, northern South Sudan, February 11, 2017. 

 REUTERS/Siegfried Modola

The Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, a United Nations Human Rights Council investigative body, has uncovered more evidence of c...

Kurds, Christians, and Yezidis in Northeast Syria are at grave risk of genocide by the armies of Turkey and Syria.

The genocide will be supported by Russia and Iran. Turkey and Iran have sizable Kurdish minority populations,

which they consider threats to ethnic and nati...

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