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Brussels One World International Film Festival Screening and Debate: Pavlensky – Man and Might

FIDH Pavlensky – Man and MightA film by Irene LangemannGermany | 2016 | 98 min. When: 26 April 2017 at 19:00 Where: Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU, rue Caroly 15, 1050, […]

Tuesday 25 April 2017

BAHRAIN: Appeal to release Nabeel Rajab and Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and concern over their deteriorating health

His Majesty Sheikh Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa,King of BahrainFax: +973 176 64 587 CC. His Excellency Lieutenant General Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa Minister of InteriorEmail: info@interior.gov.bh His Excellency Sheikh Khaled Bin Ahmad Al […]

Tuesday 25 April 2017

Handbook on Complementarity

ICTJ Handbook on Complementarity Paul Seils Where should justice for some of the world’s worst crimes be done? In national courts or at the International Criminal Court in The Hague? Our Handbook on Complementarity explores […]

Thursday 20 April 2017

Hitler’s world may not be so far away

Timothy Snyder Misunderstanding the Holocaust has made us too certain we are ethically superior to the Europeans of the 1940s. Faced with a new catastrophe – such as devastating climate change – could we become […]

Thursday 20 April 2017

Opening of UN files on Holocaust will ‘rewrite chapters of history’

THE GUARDIAN Archive used in prosecution of Nazis reveals detailed evidence of death camps and genocide previously unseen by public War crimes files revealing early evidence of Holocaust death camps that was smuggled out of […]

Thursday 20 April 2017

Writing the Unvoiced: Tunisian Women Break the Silence About Repression

ICTJ  In Tunisia, the Truth and Dignity Commission’s (TDC) public hearings have fundamentally changed discussions around the past. However, many in the country still view transitional justice as a “dream of the revolution:” there remains […]

Thursday 20 April 2017

“Things that Money Alone Cannot Buy:” Defining Reparations in Cases of Sexual Violence

ICTJ Cristián Correa /Senior Associate, Reparative Justice Program In my work on reparations around the world, I have seen the suffering of victims of sexual violence committed during armed conflict, political violence, or state repression, as […]

Thursday 20 April 2017

When No One Calls It Rape: Addressing Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys

ICTJ Author: Amrita Kapur and Kelli Muddell Sexual violence against men and boys in times of conflict or repression is alarmingly common— and takes a markedly consistent form across contexts in terms of how it […]

Thursday 20 April 2017

Silent Shame Bringing out the voices of children caught in the Lake Chad crisis

UNICEF/ Human Wrongs Watch 12 April 2017 – The use of children, particularly girls, by the Boko Haram terrorist group in violent attacks in the Lake Chad region has seen an “alarming” surge in 2017, the […]

Thursday 20 April 2017

United Nations Basic Principles and Guidelines on the right of anyone deprived of their liberty to bring proceedings before a court

The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 20/16, in which the Council requested the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to present to the Council before the end of 2015 Basic Principles and Guidelines on the right of anyone deprived of his or her liberty by arrest or detention to bring proceedings before a court in order that the court may decide without delay on the lawfulness of his or her detention and order his or her release if the detention is not lawful.

Wednesday 19 April 2017