Remembering the Rwandan Genocide

Today marks twenty years since the onset of the Rwandan Genocide. On 7 April 1994 began the worst instance of genocide since World War II, when members of the Rwanda’s Hutu majority slaughtered an estimated 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in one hundred days...

Kenya Situation of Concern – March 2014 Update

March has a seen a higher number of incidents compared to February, from deaths caused by outbreaks of violence to the prevention of a major terrorist attack. These incidents occurred in areas where violence has been previously reported. March witnessed a number of...

Burma Situation of Concern – March 2014 Update

March saw more flare-ups of violence and attacks directed toward the Rohingya. On March 10, 113 homes in Maungdaw Township were burned down, leaving over 300 people homeless. Though this has happened in the past, villagers reported that these fires were different....

The Case for Una Hakika

Will Una Hakika be a viable tool in combating violence in in Tana Delta? The best way to answer this question is to analyze the impact of technology in Kenya in the security or peace sector. The use of technology in Kenya has been used to both perpetrate and prevent...

Restrictions on Rohingya

During February there were no outbreaks of mass violence against the Rohingya. However, this should not be considered a sign that Burma is becoming a more welcoming environment. Though there may not be as many attacks, the government has started imposing practices...