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Transitional Justice and Peace

Responses to 5 “Alternative Facts” about the ICC

AMICC blog Confronted by an upsurge of “alternative facts” in today’s public knowledge, the American NGOs Coalition for the International Criminal Court (AMICC) helps us distinguish fact from falsehood where it concerns the International Criminal […]

Friday 3 March 2017

New Book: 38 Unveiled Voices from Afghanistan

The present book is a collection of 38 interviews drawn from “Unveiling Afghanistan, the Voices of Progress” Campaign that was launched in mid 2013 by Armanshahr in a 50 day count down to the third round of Presidential election in Afghanistan and profited from the support of the FIDH.

Wednesday 4 January 2017

“Mobilisation of cultural-social resources to protect abandoned children”

Public dialogue 170 of Armanshahr: “Mobilisation of cultural-social resources to protect abandoned children”, at Gowharshad University within the framework of the Human Rights Week.

Monday 19 December 2016

Conference on “Children of War, Refugees and Returnees”

A one-day conference was convened in the framework of the Human Rights Week, in collaboration at the premises of the French Institute Afghanistan (IFA), on 7 December. The conference was entitled “Children of War, Refugees and Returnees,” and consisted of two panels: “Children affected by war” and “Education and culture, have the children gone missing?” War, poverty, international conventions and domestic laws of Afghanistan on children, child smuggling, gender, culture and education were themes that were addressed in the two expert panels.

Saturday 17 December 2016

Declaration of the FIDH Congress in solidarity with human rights defenders at risk

The 39th FIDH Congress, meeting in Johannesburg (Republic of South Africa) from 25 to 27 August 2016, wishes to express its solidarity and its support with human rights defenders who, across the planet, are subjected to harassment, attacks, repression and criminalization for promoting human rights [1].

Wednesday 7 September 2016

NEW REPORT -Afghanistan- How and why truth and justice have been kept off the agenda

28 September 2015. The symbolic seizure of Kunduz by the Taliban in Northern Afghanistan surprised many observers; after weeks of fighting and the tragic loss of civilian lives, the Taliban withdrew. For sure, these events were a strong reminder that the Afghan conflict has no ended with the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001, far from it. A situation that explains to a great extent why the Afghan people are now extenuated and yearn for security and peace. But what is needed for this to happen?

Wednesday 31 August 2016

The ICC’s Planned Visit to Afghanistan: Crimes, capacities and the willingness to prosecute

A delegation from the International Criminal Court (ICC) is planning to visit Afghanistan in 2016, but the government has hesitated about receiving it. It has established an inter-ministerial committee to ensure the Rome Statute, the treaty establishing the ICC, is finally translated into local languages and published in the official gazette so that the public can read it. That treaty was signed 13 years ago.

Tuesday 12 July 2016

Special Armanshahr issue on JUSTICE no. 161-163 (Year VIII)

Special Armanshahr issue on JUSTICE no. 161-163 (Year VIII)

Monday 9 May 2016

Make way for Justice #2: 40 cases to understand universal jurisdiction

NGOs TRIAL, FIBGAR, ECCHR and FIDH publish for the second consecutive year their annual report on universal jurisdiction. Make way for Justice #2 reviews criminal cases which have, in 2015, involved this groundbreaking but underused […]

Wednesday 20 April 2016

Terror attack in Kabul: civilian deaths rise as impunity prevails, Press release FIDH- Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA

FIDH and its member organisation in Afghanistan Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA Press Release Kabul, Paris, 20 April 2016 – FIDH and its member organisation in Afghanistan Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA strongly condemn the heinous terrorist attack that took place […]

Wednesday 20 April 2016