Pathology or opportunity?
The Bosnian Serb Commission on Srebrenica may well produce the usual ethnic-driven propaganda. It does not have to. By David B. Kanin An announcement... Read More
Myanmar in violation of the 1948 Genocide Convention
On 23 January 2020, a panel of 17 judges of the World Court (ICJ) voted unanimously calling on Myanmar (formerly Burma) to take all measures... Read More
We must not grow numb to the Yazidi Genocide
The international community cannot grow numb to genocide, as this will continue to haunt us only with greater force. The Yazidis have paid the ultimate... Read More
Modernity and civilization offer no shield against future genocide
What has changed, and what have we learned from previous genocides? Very little. As long as we put our short-sighted political interest above human lives,... Read More
25 years after the Genocide against the Tutsi, trauma healing needs to be at the centre of peace and development efforts
Rwanda is obviously not alone in its post-conflict trauma healing experience. Millions of people have more recently been affected by civil war in countries like... Read More
Building resilience to genocide – ten practical measures
TransConflict is pleased to present a policy brief from the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, entitled ‘Building Resilience to Genocide’, which introduces readers to a... Read More
Gone but not forgotten – remembering the victims of the Rwandan genocide
22 years after the 1994 genocide, Rwandans are continuing to mark the occasion and keep the memory of an event which cost more than 800,000... Read More
Sexual violence and genocide in conflict
TransConflict invites you to join a Tweet-a-thon on April 7th in honour of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwandan Genocide.
The Genocide Convention – an unused but not forgotten standard of world law
On the anniversary of the 1948 Convention on Genocide, it is imperative to identify a relevant existing body – such as the Committee for the Elimination of... Read More
Law and genocide – lessons from the Balkans
An appreciation of the limitations of legal process in passing historical judgments may well have been uppermost in the minds of the Judges of the... Read More
Commemorating genocide – an important element of the politics of memory in Rwanda
Rwanda’s ruling elites and society at large need to accept the existence of certain ‘inconvenient’ historical facts – such as the thousands of Hutu refugees killed... Read More
Twenty years on, the Rwandan genocide festers across the border
Twenty years on, the memory of the 1994 genocide, pervasive across Rwanda’s thousand hills, lingers on well beyond the country’s borders. It extends into the... Read More
Never Again Rwanda from Rwanda
TransConflict is pleased to present the profile of Never Again Rwanda from Rwanda, a member of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation.
Closed borders, open minds?
Though civil society has played a key role in promoting dialogue between non-state actors in Turkey and Armenia, the border issue makes things very difficult.
Between recognition and denial – the genocide question and Turkish-Armenian relations
The Turkish-Armenian reconciliation process is now almost completely stalled, with Turkey continuing to vehemently oppose the Armenian-inspired international campaign to secure recognition of the Armenian... Read More
Rwanda after genocide – building peace through art
The ‘Peacebuilding after Genocide’ mobile exhibition used story telling and dialogue methodologies to educate people about the 1994 genocide, to examine what causes violence and to... Read More
The Rwandan case – is it possible to truly compensate victims of genocide?
The victims of the Tutsi Genocide – one of the worst incidences of mass killing in the 20th century – are still struggling to receive... Read More
Croatia, Serbia and the crime of genocide
Serbia and Croatia should move to drop their respective claims for genocide and instead work together to solve their remaining problems, for the sake of both good neighbourly relations and the wider region.