Once a beacon of democratic hope, Myanmar's 'civilian' government is showing its true nature.
Genocide doesn't begin with mass murder. It's a long, insidious process that can be stopped before it's too late.
First They Killed My Father works hard to achieve authenticity in a genre that is as old as cinema itself.
The campaign against Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya is so extreme and violent with the intent of eliminating them from the country that it meets the criteria for genocide.
Two genocide and mass atrocity prevention scholars argue Trump's response to the Charlottesville attack is a red flag.
The partition of India led to a genocide that was unprecedented in scale. How far was one man, Lord Mountbatten, who hurriedly drew the new borders, responsible?
Some worry the US is losing its global moral authority under the Trump administration. But a close look at history reveals US leadership is not as strong as it seems.
The ICC has been criticised for not acting against South Africa after it failed to arrest Sudan's president in 2015. But, the court actually acted sensibly given the challenges it faces.
Ending violence is only a first step. Research from Colombian universities sheds light on the role of education in peace-building.
Very little is known about suicide and suicide attempts during modern genocides – but we do know there is an aftermath of suicide among victims.
Wherever past atrocities are denied, truth must be spoken to power.
How long does it take to make peace? Decades after the end of the Bosnian war, just one in six residents felt that country had reached reconciliation.
Long regarded as something approaching a saint, Myanmar's de facto head of state appears to be running out of moral capital.
Abuses on Rohingyas have reached new height but neither Myanmar nor neighbouring Bangladesh are taking responsibilities to grant basic human rights to this population.
Significant links connect racial science in colonial southern Africa with the holocaust of the European Jews. Colonial racial science also contributed to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
Plenty of African states bristle at the rest of the world's eagerness to prosecute crimes committed on the continent. Some are finding other ways to do it.
Representatives of Namibian communities affected by the 1904-1908 genocide have filed a class action against Germany in the US seeking reparations for atrocities committed by Imperial Germany
Psychologists drew historically from theories of social Darwinism and eugenics to espouse the hierarchical categorisation of people into race groups.
Perceptions of hordes of refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos have damaged tourism. But the refugees are dignified people, not beggars. An initiative is needed to bring tourists back to the island.
Recognising the symptoms of the dispossessed will prevent crimes against humanity.