Congress Seeks to Declare Putin’s War Genocide
A bipartisan resolution will underscore that Russian war crimes in Ukraine have constituted a genocide.
Can Plea Bargains Save the ICC?
Negotiated settlements would allow the court to go after more bad actors and could even mitigate further atrocities.
Christian Nationalism Is Tearing Ethiopia Apart
A religious revival rooted in the country’s imperial history has coincided with civil war and the spread of genocidal rhetoric—endangering a diverse and multifaith nation.
Myanmar Military Carries Out Atrocities in the East, Too
A distracted international community hasn’t been watching.
Don’t Cling to Hopes That Putin Will Ever Face Justice
The system for prosecuting war crimes is broken—but focusing on sanctions could work.
China’s Transnational Repression Gets Saudi Backing
Deporting Uyghur refugees is inhumane and illegal.
Kicking Russia Out of the U.N. Human Rights Council Isn’t Enough
Massive reform is needed for the United Nations to retain credibility.
To Prosecute Putin for War Crimes, Safeguard the Digital Proof
Holding Russia accountable for atrocities in Ukraine requires the painstaking collection and preservation of evidence in the face of rampant disinformation.
Could Putin Actually Face Accountability at the ICC?
The International Criminal Court has opened an investigation into Ukraine. Here’s what you need to know.
Hold Beijing Accountable for Aiding Kim Jong Un’s Crimes
China plays a crucial role in sustaining North Korea’s horrific human rights record.
What Germany Can Teach Serbia About Confronting Genocide
Overcoming hateful ideologies is never easy, but it’s much more difficult when denialism and bigotry are actively encouraged from the very top, as is the case in Belgrade.
U.N. Chief Rebuffs U.S. Request to Skip Beijing Olympics
U.S. envoy Linda Thomas-Greenfield presses António Guterres to confront China over rights abuses in Xinjiang.
Why Serbia’s President Is a Threat to Europe
Aleksandar Vucic’s authoritarian government is aiding Russian and Chinese propaganda and allowing genocide denialists to celebrate war criminals.
How Biden Can Aid Maria Ressa’s Fight for Justice
The Nobel Peace Prize winner’s cause is about more than just press freedom.
Leaving Gender Out of Genocide Obscures Its Horror
As the 1948 Genocide Convention makes clear, killing isn’t the only crime.
What Russia Really Wants in the Balkans
The Kremlin is destabilizing Bosnia and Herzegovina in pursuit of broader strategic goals.
Xinjiang’s Oppression Has Shifted Gears
Militarization is being scaled down as internal surveillance and propaganda increase.
Mussolini’s Heirs Equate World War II Killings of Italians With the Holocaust
By comparing the foibe killings with Nazi genocide, the Italian right is whitewashing the country’s past.