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The Forgotten Genocide: Herero and Nama, 1904, Part One

When the words “Germany” and “genocide” are put together, most of us inevitability, and understandably, think of the Holocaust. However, few of us associate those words with Germany’s presence in Namibia.

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Tell Your U.S. Senators: Co-sponsor S.2060 and Sanction Burma’s Army Now

We cannot remain silent as the Burmese army marches down the path to the genocide of the Rohingya people. ACT NOW

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Is Nigeria on the brink of Genocide?

For the past decade, reports of widespread violence in Nigeria have often been attributed to one of the most notorious terrorist groups in the world: Boko Haram.

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SUDAN: ADDRESSING THE SERIOUS HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN SUDAN

We write to you in advance of the 39th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council to share our serious concerns over the human rights and humanitarian situation in Sudan.

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US: Strengthen Targeted Sanctions on Burma

The US Congress should adopt legislation to enhance targeted sanctions against Burmese military commanders who are implicated in serious human rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to congressional leaders with 45 other nongovernmental and faith-based organizations.

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The Global Fragility & Violence Reduction Act of 2018

Global levels of violence are at a 25-year peak, undercutting global stability, reversing development gains and driving record levels of forced displacement.

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Join the Sudan Day of Action on April 24th

Join the Day of Action Campaign and tell your representative it’s the wrong time to accelerate U.S.-Sudan normalization

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Civil Society Welcomes Bipartisan Legislation to Tackle Global Violence

This timely legislation would require the U.S. government – in collaboration with global civil society – to develop a 10-year strategy to bring down current levels of global violence and better address the root causes of violence, violent conflict, and fragility that drive recurrent global crises.

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South Sudan’s Ceasefire

A permanent ceasefire is a much needed first step towards ending the five-year conflict which began as a duel for power between Kiir and Machar.

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Joint Appeal to the UN Security Council to Act on Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

In advance of the United Nations Security Council’s December 12 meeting on the situation in Myanmar, we, a global coalition of 148 human rights, faith-based and humanitarian organizations, urgently call on the Council to take immediate action to address the campaign of ethnic cleansing and mass atrocity crimes, including crimes against humanity, committed against the […]