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Who We Are
Formed in 2008, the Sentinel Project is a non-profit organization based in Canada with members in several countries worldwide. Our mission is to prevent mass atrocities (including the crime of genocide) through effective early warning and cooperation with victimized peoples to carry out non-violent prevention initiatives.
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An estimated two hundred million people were murdered by governments during the twentieth century – many of them as victims of genocide. These calculated exterminations of ethnic, racial, and religious groups have taken the lives of Hereros, Armenians, Jews, Sinti and Roma, Cambodians, Kurds, Bosnians, Tutsis, and many others. The twenty-first century promises to be no different.
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This photo of Sanaa, the capital of Yemen by Rod Waddington was available via Wikimedia Commons Although the Sentinel Project does not currently have an active presence in Yemen, the country’s brutal, ongoing conflict is a situation of concern that our team has been...
This landscape photo of Kakuma Refugee Camp by Matija Kovac was available via Wikimedia Commons. In March 2021, the Kenyan government issued a 14-day ultimatum to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to develop a plan to close the Kakuma and...
Our newest preliminary report outlines the results of recent efforts to better understand the gender-related dynamics in three of the countries where we work: the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), South Sudan, and Uganda. In February and March 2021, we conducted...