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Transitional Justice and Peace

International Crimes Committed in Afghanistan: Towards ICC Prosecutions of All Operating Forces?

After a decade-long preliminary examination, the ICC Prosecutor requested the opening of an investigation into the situation in Afghanistan. Our organisations welcome this decision allowing for impunity for int. crimes committed since May 2003 to be addressed.

Friday 3 November 2017

Decision assigning the situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

The ICC Prosecutor has sought authorisation from the ICC Pre-Trial judges to open an investigation into crimes against humanity and war crimes committed by all parties in Afghanistan.

Friday 3 November 2017

Press Release Transitional Justice Coordination Group: Massacre of Civilians in Mirza Olang is a War Crime

Press Release Transitional Justice Coordination Group (TJCG) Massacre of Civilians in Mirza Olang is a War Crime 09 August 2017 Kabul, Afghanistan The massacre of civilians in the village of Mirza Olang, Sar-e Pul province […]

Friday 11 August 2017

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE DAY 17 JULY What can you do?

War after war, we say never again. Enough is enough. 17 July – A day to unite for justice. International Justice Day unites all those who wish to support justice, promote victims’ rights, and help prevent crimes that threaten the peace, security and well-being of the world.

Wednesday 12 July 2017

Appeal of June 13th to put Human Rights at the Heart of Conflict Prevention

Switzerland launches the appeal of June 13th to put Human Rights at the Heart of Conflict Prevention: “Security and human rights make a perfect match” Appeal of June 13th 2016 To put Human Rights at […]

Friday 16 June 2017

Promoting Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations and Peace Processes

Recognizing that promotion & empowerment of women & support for women’s organizations & networks are essential in the consolidation of peace to promote equal & full participation of women & encouraging Member States, donors & civil society, to provide support in this respect.” (UNSCR 1888)

Friday 16 June 2017

AFGHANISTAN PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS IN ARMED CONFLICT ANNUAL REPORT 2016

Source: UNAMA AFGHANISTAN PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS IN ARMED CONFLICT ANNUAL REPORT 2016 KABUL, AFGHANISTAN FEBRUARY 2017 “This appalling conflict destroys lives and tears communities apart in every corner of Afghanistan. Real protection of civilians requires commitment […]

Friday 16 June 2017

“You Don’t Forget Your Torturers”: Wachira Waheire’s 30-Year Quest for Justice in Kenya

Source: ICTJ Wachira Waheire strode into Nairobi’s Sankara Hotel, made his way to the café attached to its lobby and scanned the room carefully. He was meeting someone he had not seen in 20 years, […]

Saturday 10 June 2017

AFGHANISTAN’S THEORIST-IN-CHIEF, Ashraf Ghani (2016)

Source: The New Yorker By George Packer President Ashraf Ghani is an expert on failed states. Can he save his country from collapse? Ashraf Ghani, the President of Afghanistan, wakes up before five every morning […]

Saturday 10 June 2017

New issue of Armanshahr HR & Civil Society NEWSLETTER, Special Afghanistan, nos. 204-205 (Year VIII)

Read New issue of Armanshahr HR & Civil Society bilingual weekly NEWSLETTER, Special Afghanistan, nos. 204-205 (Year VIII), 7 JUNE 2017

Saturday 10 June 2017