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.
Tibet Was China’s First Laboratory of Repression
Xi Jinping is bringing methods honed in Xinjiang back to the Himalayas.
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Russia is consolidating its foothold in Georgia, Canada’s new brand of populism, and China’s repression of the Uighurs is a genocide.
The World’s Most Technologically Sophisticated Genocide Is Happening in Xinjiang
The United States needs to formally acknowledge the scale of the atrocities.
China’s Own Documents Show Potentially Genocidal Sterilization Plans in Xinjiang
Ethnic minorities are being targeted by family planning departments as reproduction restrictions loosen on Han Chinese.
Will Sudan’s Bashir Be Handed to the ICC at Last?
In a surprise move, Sudan indicated it might turn over former autocrat Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court, which he flouted for so many years, over Darfur.
Lithuania Is Forming a New Relationship With Its Past—and With Israel
As political ties flourish, the country is taking tenuous steps to confront its Holocaust history. But it hasn’t gone far enough.
Canada Reckons With Genocide
A damning new report on the deaths of indigenous women highlights post-colonial nations’ failures.
Document of the Week: Nixon’s Little-Known Crusade Against Genocide in Burundi
A 1972 memo downplaying the slaughter of Hutus in Burundi stirred an angry scrawled response from the president.