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.
Why Western Companies Should Leave China
Consumers will punish brands that rely on forced Uighur labor. While abandoning the Chinese market might hit profits, it will bolster reputations.
The United States Should Give Fleeing Uighurs a Home
It’s time for Washington to build on the momentum of the State Department’s genocide declaration and prioritize Uighurs for resettlement.
When It Comes to Rwanda, Don’t Believe Everything You See in the Movies
Many Rwandans regard the protagonist of a Hollywood film as a terrorist, not a hero.
Rwanda’s Rendition of a Hollywood Hero Confirms the Country’s Descent Into Dictatorship
Paul Rusesabagina is the latest dissident to be caught in the Rwandan ruler’s authoritarian net. Western governments must stop portraying President Paul Kagame’s repressive regime as a development success story.
U.S. China Policy Must Confront the Genocide in Xinjiang First
Beijing’s actions demand a rethinking of failed engagement.
Pompeo’s Mistimed Uighur Genocide Declaration Hands China Ammo
A botched process will end up helping Beijing’s propaganda.
The U.S. Coronavirus Response Might Be a Crime Against Humanity
The Trump administration callously dismissed the deaths of the most vulnerable, including minorities.
Pompeo Weighs Genocide Designation for China
The outgoing U.S. secretary of state orders a review to determine if China’s repression of Uighurs constitutes genocide.
Biden Likely to Lift Sanctions on ICC Chief Prosecutor
But it’s unlikely the next U.S. administration will be able to fully embrace the International Criminal Court as the shadow of American prosecutions still lingers.
Assad’s Horrible War Crimes Are Finally Coming to Light Under Oath
A German court is exposing Syria’s systemic atrocities—and ending any hopes of international reconciliation with the regime.
Tibet Was China’s First Laboratory of Repression
Xi Jinping is bringing methods honed in Xinjiang back to the Himalayas.