Analysis & Commentary

What Will Become of Iraqis in Al-Hol?

In October, Kurdish authorities announced 24,000 Syrians would be released. But the camp’s Iraqi residents’ future is as uncertain as ever.

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An anti-government protest rally outside military headquarters in Khartoum, Sudan, on April 22, 2019. Months of protests brought an end to the three-decade rule of Omar al-Bashir. (Bryan Denton/The New York Times)

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Pandemics, Peace, and Justice: Shaping What Comes Next

Monday, December 7 | 9:00am - 10:30am; 4:00pm – 5:00pm EST

PeaceCon 2020 will explore the relationship between justice and peacebuilding in the context of COVID-19 and the worldwide reckoning over systemic injustice and racism.