The regime has killed over 140 students, teachers and farmers since last November. This is part of a crackdown on anti-government protests by farmers who are demanding to stop the implementation of the Addis Ababa Integrated Master Plan, which will displace people from their ancestral land.

The opposition party in exile has condemned the decision by President Kagame to seek a third term in office. The party warns that pressure is building in Rwanda under the weight of Kagame’s autocracy and that the country could explode in a catastrophe worse than the 1994 genocide.

Sudan should stop the brutal suppression of protest and hold to account the security forces responsible for killing, injuring, and torturing protesters throughout the country.

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The war for Haiti is on. After six years of failed reconstruction following the earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands of people and laid to waste much of the country, the powerful local and international forces that have frustrated national rebuilding now also want to sabotage Haiti’s politics. The people say they will not accept and are appealing for international solidarity.

After three days of deliberations and considering questions of the heroes and heroines of the Pan African world, the Colloquium passed three resolutions: Commission of Inquiry into the death of Walter Rodney - Time to complete work; Resolution on the need for Robust intervention of the African Union in Burundi to stop genocidal violence and acts of genocide; and A Petition for the Government of the Dominican Republic to Stop Ethnic Cleansing Against Citizens of Haitian Descent.

Panel discussion: National Mechanisms for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention
Coordinated National Strategies for Confronting Contemporary Genocide


New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street New York, NY, 10036
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 6:00pm-8:00pm


On Wednesday, February 3, 2016, the New York City Bar Association (NYCBA), in partnership with the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR), will host a more


Fatal Extraction is an international collaboration combining corporate data and extensive field reporting to reveal deaths, injuries and community conflicts linked to Australian mining companies across Africa. Australia has more mining companies in Africa than other mining giants such as Canada and China.

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The activists say the current political crisis has caused immense suffering to the citizens and urgent intervention is needed. They accuse the government of gravely breaching the Constitution of Burundi and the Arusha Accords.