33 countries face possible genocide, says report

[Canwest News Service]

Genocide and other mass atrocities are underway or risk breaking out in at least 33 countries, says a new comprehensive watch list slated for release Tuesday – the 60th anniversary of the United Nations prevention of genocide convention. “Red alert” countries include Afghanistan and Iraq alongside commonly known regions currently experiencing genocidal conflict such as Sudan’s Darfur and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. These and Myanmar, Pakistan, Somalia and Sri Lanka all made the list’s top eight because they appear in each of the five “expert” indexes.

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