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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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Localized Early Warning: Predicting Atrocities at the Subnational Level

Mass atrocities such as genocide are not spontaneous events but rather planned, intentional actions, which means that they are also predictable and preventable. This basic premise is a foundational principle of the Sentinel Project’s mission as we seek to assist...

Update on the Uyghur Genocide in China

As we noted in our August 2020 statement, under the pretext of anti-terrorism operations, Chinese central government authorities continue to severely persecute the Uyghur community in the northwestern region of Xinjiang. That previous post highlighted the fact that,...

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