In the 21st century’s first genocide, up to 400,000 people have been killed and 3 million displaced in Sudan’s Darfur region. Negotiations between the Sudan and the newly autonomous South Sudan remain tense and perpetually insecure, and the Khartoum regime takes out its wrath on its own civilians in Blue Nile and South Kordofan.
The conflict in Democratic Republic of Congo is the deadliest since WWII, claiming over 5.4 million lives through war-related violence, disease and starvation since 1998.
19 countries worldwide are experiencing conflicts at high risk of escalating into genocide - wondering what that means? Learn more about how JWW analyzes conflicts and about high risk countries themselves here.