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October 14, 2019
In observance of Indigenous Peoples Day, 2019, the Genocide Studies Program has added a land acknowledgment to its website, employing the following language on the Program...
July 30, 2019
The Genocide Studies Program at Yale University has released “Before It’s Too Late,” a timely and important briefing that addresses the genocide of the Yazidis in Iraq and...
May 29, 2019
On August 3, 2014, the Islamic State (ISIS) attacked the region of Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq. This region was home to approximately 400,000 Yazidis, the members of an...
Human skulls preserved are exhibited at the Genocide memorial in Nyamata. Photo: AFP
April 24, 2019
This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. Commemorating genocide is painful. It requires staring back at dark moments when inhumanity...
November 16, 2018
On November 16, 2018, the Cambodian and international judges of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) ruled that the former Khmer Rouge regime headed by...
July 2, 2018
The Genocide Studies Program deeply mourns the passing of Dr. Dori Laub.  A co-founder of the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies and of the Genocide Studies...
May 17, 2018
A YaleNews piece highlights GSP founding director Ben Kiernan’s discovery of rare 19th-century Cambodian-language texts while working in the French colonial archives in...

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