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New Publication, November 23, 2005

Darfur: Genocide Before Our Eyes, ed. by Joyce Apsel, Published by the Institutefor the Study of Genocide, 2005. Full description here.

ACTION ALERT, November 18, 2005
Sign a Postcard to the President for action to protect the children of Darfur. More information here.

New ISG Resolution on Darfur, Passed November 11, 2005 (Microsoft Word format)

ACTION ALERT, November 2, 2005: LET CONGRESS KNOW
Over 80% of Americans supported a tougher response to the current situation in Darfur, according to a May survey by the International Crisis Group and Zogby polls. To find out more about the situation and how you can influence public opinion, see the websites of the International Crisis Group (www.crisisgroup.org), the Save Darfur coalition (an alliance of 134 faith-based, humanitarian, and human rights organizations), savedarfur.org, and the Genocide Intervention Fund, www.genocideinterventionfund.org

October 28, 2005
New From Eric Reeves: "All Quiet"
America's Sudan strategy has changed---for the worse

As published in The New Republic (online), October 27, 2005.

October 9th, 2005
The Fall 2005 newsletter is now available, featuring reports and resolutions from the 6th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Genocide Scholars.
August 4, 2005
Testimony by Eric Reeves at a Congressional briefing: "Genocidal Rape and Assault in Darfur", July 21, 2005. (sponsored by members of the Congressional Caucus on Women's Issues, the Congressional Caucus on Human Rights, and the Genocide Intervention Fund.)

July 28, 2005
The New Republic magazine on-line has published a weeklong “crash course” on Darfur (July 18-22). Five installments by Eric Reeves offer an overview of the Darfur crisis, including issues of genocide, the international response, and the demands of the moment.

WHY IT STARTED
THE CURRENT KHARTOUM GOVERNMENT
WHO IS DYING
U.S. POLICY TOWARD THE DARFUR GENOCIDE
THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE

The 6th biennial conference of the International Association of Genocide Scholars was held June 4-7, 2005.
A list of abstracts presented at the conference is available here.

The archived version of this site is available here, although it ceased to be updated as of February 23, 2005.
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  1. What is genocide?
  2. When and why do genocides occur?
  3. What kinds of studies of historical and contemporary cases are there?
  4. What is the role of comparative studies of genocide?
  5. What kinds of explanation have we come up with?
  6. Who is doing research in this area?
  7. Where can you learn more?
  8. What kinds of actions and institutions could prevent such events?
The Institute for the Study of Genocide (ISG) and the International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS) advance and review such research. Besides this, their officers and members advise media, governments and intergovernmental organizations concerned with early warning and prevention.

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