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Jun 06, 2016

These countries have experienced ongoing episodes of state-led mass killing or mass killing perpetrated by non-state actors that have lasted through 2015 and into the current year.

Nov 04, 2015

How the Early Warning Project defines a mass killing and why we chose that definition.

Sep 23, 2015

How can a country in which atrocities occur with horrifying frequency not leap to the top of those rankings?

Sep 21, 2015

The Early Warning Project's latest statistical risk assessment ranks countries around the world most at risk of state-led mass killing.

Jul 14, 2015

An overview of factors driving the risk of state-led mass killing in Bangladesh.

Mar 18, 2015

Looking ahead, we hope our work can help broaden the array of policy options available to prevent atrocities and in doing so, reduce the number of situations where action taken is too little or too late.

Jan 01, 2015

Twenty fourteen delivered plenty of horrible news, but a preliminary update of the Early Warning Project's data on state-led mass killing tells a more encouraging story.

Dec 12, 2014

Over the past several months, Haiti has slipped into a political crisis that threatens to get worse in early 2015.

Dec 08, 2014

Human rights groups and the United Nations have been warning that Burundi’s elections in 2015 could spark a genocide, but the Early Warning Project’s risk assessments so far indicate that Burundi is not at especially high risk of state-led mass killing.

About the Expert Warning Project Blog

The Early Warning Project blog provides regular analysis of at-risk countries and evolving situations around the world.

The Early Warning Project blog features posts in several categories, including our annual Statistical Risk Assessments and occasional updates to them; alerts about, and analysis of, forecasts from our Expert Opinion Pool; reactions to relevant news from specific countries and regions; pointers to interesting new research on mass killing and prevention; and interviews with members of the genocide prevention community.

If you are interested in writing a guest post on our blog, please be in touch.