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Human Rights

Brussels One World International Film Festival Screening and Debate: Pavlensky – Man and Might

FIDH Pavlensky – Man and MightA film by Irene LangemannGermany | 2016 | 98 min. When: 26 April 2017 at 19:00 Where: Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU, rue Caroly 15, 1050, […]

Tuesday 25 April 2017

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

Women for Change, international campaign for human rights in Afghanistan

On 9th of April 2017, COSPE , HAWCA (Humanitarian Assistance for the Women & Children of Afghanistan) and CSHRN (Civil Society and Human Rights Network) have jointly launched Women for Change.

Thursday 20 April 2017

EU+ Local Strategy for Human Rights Defenders in Afghanistan 2014 – Revised 2016

Introduction to the strategy Human rights defenders are those individuals, groups and organs of society that promote and protect universally recognized human rights and fundamental freedoms. Human rights defenders seek the promotion and protection of […]

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

Opening of UN files on Holocaust will ‘rewrite chapters of history’

THE GUARDIAN Archive used in prosecution of Nazis reveals detailed evidence of death camps and genocide previously unseen by public War crimes files revealing early evidence of Holocaust death camps that was smuggled out of […]

Thursday 20 April 2017

Men and Boys Are Victims Of Sexual Violence, Too

ICTJ Something unusual happened on the first day of the public hearings being held by Tunisia’s national Truth and Dignity Commission. Sami Brahim came forward to give personal testimony of having survived sexual violence in […]

Thursday 20 April 2017

Writing the Unvoiced: Tunisian Women Break the Silence About Repression

ICTJ  In Tunisia, the Truth and Dignity Commission’s (TDC) public hearings have fundamentally changed discussions around the past. However, many in the country still view transitional justice as a “dream of the revolution:” there remains […]

Thursday 20 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