Posts by: Bridget Conley

‘No More Rules’

On January 31, 2022 By

A new case filed against Massachusetts’ Department of Correction presents stunning allegations of brutality against incarcerated men at Souza Baranowski Correctional Center. Why hasn’t it received more attention?

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We are pleased to announce a new occasional paper, published jointly with the Feinstein International Center, “Gender, Famine and Mortality,” by Kinsey Spears, Bridget Conley, and Dyan Mazurana.

“Gender, Famine and Mortality,” by Kinsey Spears, Bridget Conley, and Dyan Mazurana (December 2021). Published jointly by […]

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By Bridget Conley | Alex de Waal | Deborah Mayersen | Hollie Nyseth Brehm 

This alert was published by the International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS). The views expressed herein are the authors’ alone and do not represent the views of IAGS as an organization. 

Ethiopia: Indicators of imminent […]

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Dr. Rebecca Tapscott is a visiting fellow at the University of Edinburgh’s Politics and International Relations Department. She is also an Ambizione Research Fellow and lecturer at the Graduate Institute in Geneva (IHEID), as well as a Visiting Fellow at the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa at the London School of Economics. Her research interests include political violence, security, authoritarian […]

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The Massachusetts legislature is considering a bill that place a 5-year moratorium on building new prisons in the state. On June 20, 2021, the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight held a hearing on the proposed legislation, inviting public testimony. I spoke — alongside impressive and often deeply moving testimony from around 50 […]

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Photo: Srebrenica Genocide Memorial or Srebrenica–Potočari Memorial. Courtesy of Jelle Visser, July 27, 2017, @ Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0).

Millions of dollars, hours, words of testimony, reams of paper, investments in hope and anguish later, it is difficult to say much about the June 8, 2021 decision of the Appeals Court of the […]

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