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Expert Narratives

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

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

Women Excluded Again from Afghanistan’s Peace Talks

Participation by Women Even More Urgent in Light of Recent Attacks in Kabul

Friday 9 June 2017

50th Anniversary of Israel’s Military Occupation of Palestine

Position of Human Rights Organizations on the 50th Anniversary of Israel’s Military Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip On the 50th anniversary of Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and […]

Tuesday 6 June 2017

A Look at Deadly Afghan Insurgent Attacks in Recent Years

Afghan insurgents have stepped up their attacks since the drawdown of NATO troops from Afghanistan in 2014, devastating the capital of Kabul with increasingly deadly and brutal assaults and leaving Afghans feeling embattled and exhausted following 16 years of war.

Thursday 1 June 2017