Bosnia and Herzegovina: Why Genocide Denial and Genocide Awareness Matter

As tensions continue to simmer in the former Yugoslav state, Demir Mahmutćehajić’s reflections as to commemoration and erasure of current and previous genocides in Bosnia and elsewhere provides some insight into the possibilities and perils of the future. In July 2017[i], Islamic Human Rights Commission

Global call for UN to act now over Gaza war crimes

Over 300 prominent activists, politicians, academic and religious figures from all over the world have come together to make an urgent plea to the United Nations to use its offices to bring an immediate end to the “bloodbath” in Gaza. Spearheaded by the IHRC, the

Myanmar – Demand Justice for the Rohingya

Background 6 years ago today, August 25th 2017, the Myanmar military launched its largest campaign of atrocities against the Rohingya to date, turning what had been an already oppressive situation for the mainly Muslim minority in Arakan, into a genocide. Whilst the killing of men,

ASEAN must take punitive measures over Rohingya Genocide

Background Take Action Template Letter Addresses   Background The continuation of refugees attempting to escape from Arakan, Myanmar, often trapped in boats for weeks, has shown that the genocide is not ending.  The Rohingya are still in such a desperate situation that they are willing

Resist Hindutva Ideology in India and UK

Background Action required Template Letters Recipients Address   Background In October 2022, The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) an Indian right-wing, Hindu nationalist, paramilitary group held a conference which included prominent Hindu priests, and MPs of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). At this conference, prominent

Alert: UN Should Not Coverup Conditions Of Rohingya In Bangladesh

Background Action required Model Template Recipient contact information   Background The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, is visiting the Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazaar to assess the refugees’ conditions. She arrived on the 14th of August and will remain until the

The role of “Israel” in the Balkans

Olsi Jazexhi and Demir Mahmutćehajić join Faisal Bodi for the latest Long View Conversation. Based on their essays looking at the Balkan region, they discuss the increasing role of “Israel” in the Balkans, a topic which has been much ignored. What can we learn from