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Calls and Statements

BAHRAIN: Appeal to release Nabeel Rajab and Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and concern over their deteriorating health

His Majesty Sheikh Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa,King of BahrainFax: +973 176 64 587 CC. His Excellency Lieutenant General Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa Minister of InteriorEmail: info@interior.gov.bh His Excellency Sheikh Khaled Bin Ahmad Al […]

Tuesday 25 April 2017

“Things that Money Alone Cannot Buy:” Defining Reparations in Cases of Sexual Violence

ICTJ Cristián Correa /Senior Associate, Reparative Justice Program In my work on reparations around the world, I have seen the suffering of victims of sexual violence committed during armed conflict, political violence, or state repression, as […]

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

Silent Shame Bringing out the voices of children caught in the Lake Chad crisis

UNICEF/ Human Wrongs Watch 12 April 2017 – The use of children, particularly girls, by the Boko Haram terrorist group in violent attacks in the Lake Chad region has seen an “alarming” surge in 2017, the […]

Thursday 20 April 2017

Human rights groups call for the opening of an ICC investigation into the situation in Afghanistan

FIDH, OPEN ASIA/ Armanshahr, Transitional Justice Coordination Group (Afghanistan), Center for Constitutional Rights (USA) request ICC Prosecutor to open investigation into the situation in Afghanistan.

Friday 14 April 2017

Human Rights Attorneys: Trump’s Latest Bombing Unlawful, Dangerous Escalation

Center for Constitutional Rights Jen Nessel, CCR, (212) 614-6480, press@ccrjustice.org April 13, New York – In response to the Trump administration dropping the 21,600-pound GBU-43/B bomb in Afghanistan, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following […]

Friday 14 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

4 March marks the 7th International Open Data Day

Open Knowledge International Blog Sneak peek of Open Data Day: where will you be? March 2, 2017, by Lieke Ploeger This Saturday 4 March marks the 7th International Open Data Day. Groups from around the […]

Friday 3 March 2017

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

Resolution on the upcoming constitutional referendum in Kyrgyzstan

human rights and freedoms in Kyrgyzstan and consider that the upcoming Constitutional Refendum will negatively impact democratic principles of Kyrgyzstan, in particular the rule of law, the separation of powers, the independence of the judiciary, and human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Tuesday 6 December 2016