“Acts of Courage” to Commemorate the 23rd Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide
Acts of Courage" is Remembering Srebrenica's theme for 2018 Srebrenica Commemoration to highlight ordinary people who undertook extraordinary acts of courage during the Bosnian genocide....
Christmas in Mosul: Interfaith Peace in Practice
The first Christmas mass held in Mosul since coalition forces retook the city from ISIS in July took place amid tight security on December 24th, 2017, with the help of the city’s Muslim community. A powerful message of religious coexistence sent...
The Road to Nowhere: The Future of Myanmar’s Displaced Rohingya
Since August 2017, the Rohingya of Myanmar have faced unspeakable violence at the hands of the army. In the fourth and final installment of our four-part series about the state-sanctioned violence against the Rohingya, we explore the current state...
Reflections on the 2017 Global South-South Development Expo
How can actors from the Global South support each other as they work positive change in their own countries? This was the central thematic question of UNOSSC’s recent “South-South Cooperation in the Era of Economic, Social, and Environmental...
More Than Semantics: Defining the Violence Against the Rohingya
The violence against Myanmar’s Rohingya population during past weeks and months has been recorded and reported by numerous news outlets, international organizations, and human rights advocacy groups worldwide. Despite a general call to the end the...
The Rohingya: The World’s Most Persecuted Minority
They are frequently referred to as 'the most persecuted minority in the world.' When trying to understand the Rohingya crisis, it is important to understand the historical and social underpinnings of the current violence; understanding the Rohingya...
Richard Mosse’s “The Enclave”: A Work in Still and Moving Images
By Struan Kennedy Irish documentary artist Richard Mosse unites technology with the conceptual through a simple but strong metaphorical link: making the invisible visible. The technology in question is 16mm infrared film, developed by the US...