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Transitional Justice and Peace


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


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


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

ICTJ Examines How Transitional Justice Must Adapt to Difficult Circumstances in Today’s World

A new book by ICTJ titled Justice Mosaics: How Context Shapes Transitional Justice in Fractured Societies, examines the challenges of responding to massive human rights violations in different and difficult circumstances.

Friday 9 June 2017

The scars of 1967 through the eyes of an Arab millennial

Source: TRT World Young Ahmed is raised with his father’s scarring memories of the Six-Day War only to grow up and face his own socio-political trauma. Achment Gonim is of Egyptian descent, raised in Greece […]

Friday 9 June 2017

Gendered Transitional Justice: Why it matters, how to do it

Using the Better Peace Tool’s four-part framework to realize inclusion in peace processes, the animation explores the various components of transitional justice and offers five practical steps to ensure a gender sensitive and inclusive process.

Friday 9 June 2017