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Microcourses

The Lemkin Institute's Microcourses are daily classes organized into slides and infographics that are easily shared on social media or incorporated into websites and presentations.

The Ezidi (Yezidi/ Yazidi) are an ancient ethnoreligious group in Iraq who faced genocide when ISIS invaded in 2014. They were almost completely displaced from their ancestral homeland. How did this happen and what can be done to guarantee their security going forward?

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Indigenous Christian groups have been in Iraq since the first century of the common era, but they trace their heritage far back into the pre-Christian era. Since the early twentieth century their numbers have been decimated. What can be done?

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Challenges to Peace in Afghanistan

With the US withdrawal and the Taliban takeover, what is the future of human rights and peace in Afghanistan?

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In 1971 the Pakistani Army and local allied militias in East Pakistan carried out a nine-month war and genocide against the emergent Bengali nationalist movement, which resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths. Why has this case been forgotten and what can it teach us about genocide?

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We Charge Genocide is a historic  petition to the United Nations. This human rights document is a petition charging the United States with genocide for its treatment of African Americans. 

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