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Expert Narratives

Women Human Rights Defenders in Afghanistan; Activist Toolkit

Dear Human Rights Defender, Amnesty International’s April 2015 Report, Their Lives on the Line: Women Human Rights Defenders Under Attack in Afghanistan, found that women human rights defenders who face mounting violence – including threats, […]

Thursday 20 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

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

Gender-based persecution on the International Criminal Court’s radar

IntLawGrrls JANUARY 6, 2017 / ROSEMARY GREY Sexual and gender-based crimes were high on the ICC’s agenda in 2016 – a trend which looks set to continue this year. In March 2016, the Court handed down its first conviction […]

Saturday 15 April 2017


 The Justice Hub By Benjamin Duerr* The ICC Dictionary is a guide for everyone interested in the proceedings in The Hague. It contains almost 200 of the most important terms and concepts with short explanations in […]

Saturday 15 April 2017

Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes

International Criminal Court Policy Paper on June 2014 Table of Contents Use of Key Terms Executive Summary I. Introduction II. General Policy III. The Regulatory Framework (a) The Statute (i) Article 6 — Genocide (ii) […]

Saturday 15 April 2017

Accountability for International Crimes in Afghanistan

Seminar,co-organised by FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights), Armanshahr/OPEN ASIA & Research Centre of Leiden University College The Hague, civil society and legal experts shed light on alleged crimes & victims of wartime violence of the Afghan people.

Wednesday 5 April 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