Institute for the Research of Genocide Canada
  • JERUSALEM--She is one of Israel's "chained women" — the hundreds, perhaps thousands, of wives denied a divorce by their husbands and prevented from breaking free by the country's use of Jewish law.

  • In Memory of the Holocaust

    We commemorate the millions of victims of Nazi persecution. We solemnly reflect on the massacre of nearly one third of the Jewish people and countless other minorities. We gather here today, united by a common responsibility, to never allow those who suffered atrocious acts of discrimination, deprivation, cruelty, and murder, fade in vain with the sands of time, read more...

  • DNA of Genocide

    Through the use of DNA identity testing, the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) has revealed the identity of 6,186 persons missing from the July 1995 fall of Srebrenica... The overall high matching rate between DNA extracted from these bone and blood samples leads ICMP to support an estimate of close to 8,100 individuals missing from the fall of Srebrenica, read more...

  • Recognition of Genocide

    "The policies of aggression and ethnic cleansing as implemented by Serb forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1992 to 1995 meet the terms defining the crime of genocide in Article 2 of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, done at Paris December 9, 1948, and entered into force January 12, 1951." See: (S. Res. 134 & H. Res. 199).

  • Srebrenica Children Massacre

    On 13 April 1993, the Bosnian Serbs attacked Srebrenica's elementary school, killing 62 Bosniak children and wounding 152 others. The following video is a courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and a testimony of Christiane Amanpour. This massacre occurred more than two years before the Srebrenica genocide. The child covered in blood is Sead Bekric. View video

Institute for the Research of Genocide Canada