Primary Areas of Focus:
Jewish World Watch is primarily focused on ending genocide and mass atrocities in Sudan, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Syria.
At the heart of Sudan’s protracted conflicts is the division between the Arab dominated center in Khartoum, and the marginalized non-Arab populations in the geographic and socio-economic periphery. Genocide and mass atrocities continue to take place across Darfur, South Kordofan, and Blue Nile, Sudan. More about Sudan >>>
South Sudan became the world’s newest country on July 9, 2011, two years later a brutal civil war replete with mass atrocities broke out. While the war is technically over, the fledgling country still struggles with issues of corruption, poor governance, tensions with Sudan, and intrastate conflict. More about South Sudan >>>
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to the world’s deadliest conflict since World War II. Civilians have been disproportionately impacted by violence with over 5.4 million people having died due to war and war related causes since 1998, and extraordinarily high rates of rape and sexual violence. More about DRC >>>
In early 2011, Syrians began a peaceful uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The Assad regime cracked down with extreme violence, which escalated into civil war. More recently, the refugee crisis caused by the Syrian civil war has grabbed headlines around the world. More about Syria >>>