The United States Must Reckon With Its Own Genocides
Confronting abusers like China demands accountability for the treatment of Indigenous people at home.
How Sept. 11 Supercharged China’s Propaganda
Beijing has used the “war on terror” to target its own minorities like Uyghurs.
Independence Is the Only Way Forward for East Turkestan
Chinese colonization is the root of the ongoing genocide of Uyghurs.
Calls for Independence May Not Help the Uyghur Cause
Stopping the atrocities in Xinjiang requires reaching the Chinese public.
Succession in South Sudan
America’s greatest success story in Africa has degenerated into its biggest failure.
‘Responsibility to Protect’ Is One More Casualty of the Syrian War
The conflict’s impact on the world’s ability to prevent atrocities will be felt for years to come.
Beijing Plans a Slow Genocide in Xinjiang
Chinese officials’ own words speak to plans to reduce Uyghur births.
Relocate the Olympics or Condone Genocide
China is trying to use the 2022 Games to whitewash Xinjiang atrocities.
Europe Repents in Africa
Germany and France have formally acknowledged their roles in the continent’s 20th-century genocides.
For Turkey’s Armenians, Biden’s Genocide Declaration Makes Little Difference
A century after the mass killings, Armenians in Turkey are still outcasts.
Stop Giving Erdogan a Veto Over U.S. Recognition of the Armenian Genocide
Biden can do the right thing because Turkey has lost strategic significance.
Yes, the Atrocities in Xinjiang Constitute a Genocide
Beijing’s own words and actions highlight the intent to end the Uyghurs as a people.
The United Nations Turns Up the Heat on Rajapaksa
As Sri Lanka’s human rights record worsens, the world body tries to hold the country accountable for past crimes.
The Wounds of the Bosnian Genocide Haven’t Healed
An Oscar-nominated film exposes the crimes of Srebrenica at a time when the perpetrators are still celebrated in Serbia and beyond.
Uyghur Women Are China’s Victims—and Resistance
The Chinese government may soon regret choosing to crack down on women from Xinjiang’s Muslim minority.
Oscar-Shortlisted Film Puts Bosnian Genocide on Silver Screen
“Quo Vadis, Aida?” could do for the Srebrenica massacre what “Schindler’s List” accomplished for the Holocaust.
Paul Kagame Celebrated ‘Hotel Rwanda’—Until Its Hero Criticized Him
Rwanda’s president once welcomed the Hollywood film. His recent attacks on the movie and its protagonist show that his government cannot handle dissent.
Can Biden Fix the U.N. Human Rights Council?
The administration insists it can succeed where two U.S. presidents already tried and failed.
State Department Lawyers Concluded Insufficient Evidence to Prove Genocide in China
Despite the Trump administration’s declaration of a genocide in Xinjiang, upheld by the Biden administration, some legal experts suspect China’s behavior may fall short of actual genocide.