At least 15 bodies found in a remote jungle were brutally tortured and executed, villagers say.

The murder of more than a dozen people whose bodies exhibited signs of torture and were left to rot in a forest in Myanmar’s remote Sagaing region this week was carried out by troops loyal to the country’s junta and should be classified as a “war crime,” witnesses and a rights lawyer said Tuesday.

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We invite you to read the essay "What is at stake in handling the case of the Uyghurs?" prepared by the Director of the Centre, Dr. Gyorgy Tatar.

The Budapest Centre for Mass Atrocities Prevention thereby urges the International Community to take all appropriate measures discussed in the document to tackle the Uyghur Genocide and prevent further escalation.

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The Budapest Centre invites its visitors to watch the newest and insightful event on the Early Warning Project of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

"We know that genocide and related crimes against humanity are not spontaneous,” said Naomi Kikoler, Director of the Simon-Skjodt Center. “If we take the idea of preventing genocide seriously, we must seek to identify risks before systematic attacks on civilian populations begin.”

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We also share the Joint Statement of Alice Wairimu Nderitu, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, and Michelle Bachelet, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the situation in Myanmar.

Regrettably, the UN Security Council has not learned the lessons of the genocide committed against the Rohingya people in 2016: its statement released yesterday fails to decide on taking prompt and effective steps for preventing the escalation of the crisis and protecting the population of Myanmar from mass atrocity crimes.

HWPL Statement on Human Rights Crisis in Myanmar


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Joint Statement by Alice Wairimu Nderitu, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, and Michelle Bachelet, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the situation in Myanmar
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We invite you to read the report “The Uyghur Genocide: An Examination of China’s Breeches of the 1948 Genocide Convention” prepared by the Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy and consulted with our Foundation. 

We strongly encourage the International Community to take all appropriate measures for halting the perpetration of atrocities against the Uyghur minority in China and prevent the escalation of the grave situation.

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