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Uyghur detainees
September 15, 2020
GSP Director David Simon joined dozens of other genocide scholars and activists in signing a letter calling for a Commission of Inquiry into the treatment of Uyghurs in East...
July 31, 2020
On July 29, Palgrave MacMillabn Press published Mass Violence and Memory in the Digital Age: Memorialization Unmoored, edited by Eve Monique Zucker and David J. Simon.  The...
June 5, 2020
Thoughts on the police brutality and genocide studies   [Note:  Please follow this link for an expanded version of these thoughts.] Genocide scholars spend a great...
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...

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