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Events

Exposition “IRAN: YEAR 38″: 66 IRANIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS” at Rencontres d’Arles -France

Exhibition “IRAN: YEAR 38″: 66 IRANIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS” at Rencontres d’Arles -France until 24September 2017. The exposition covers the history of photography in Iran since the 1979 revolution till now.

Friday 11 August 2017

Peaceful Societies – Where Are They?

Human Wrongs Watch By Johan Galtung* 3 July 2017 – TRANSCEND Media Service – There are many of them–of different kinds–in world geography.  We can try to identify the characteristics of their peacefulness. Johan Galtung Or we […]

Thursday 20 July 2017

Adilur Rahman Khan; Prominent human rights defender detained ahead of death penalty conference

The Observatory has been informed with great concern about the arbitrary arrest in Kuala Lumpur of Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of the human rights non-governmental organisation Odhikar, also a member of OMCT General Assembly and FIDH Vice-President.

Thursday 20 July 2017

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE DAY 17 JULY What can you do?

War after war, we say never again. Enough is enough. 17 July – A day to unite for justice. International Justice Day unites all those who wish to support justice, promote victims’ rights, and help prevent crimes that threaten the peace, security and well-being of the world.

Wednesday 12 July 2017

Losing an Enemy – Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy

“Losing an Enemy is a riveting account of the diplomacy behind Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, an issue that will continue to be at the forefront of American foreign policy as we enter the Trump era.” —Francis Fukuyama

Tuesday 20 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

Over 300 writers join PEN International in launch of its global campaign for displaced writers

PEN Intl’s 3 year “Make Space” campaign launched 31 May 2017 backed by writers from PEN’s global membership, aims to create opportunities for writers having experienced forced displacement/ living in exile.Through publications, events, advocacy & projects.

Friday 2 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

IRAN: Briefing Note on the Repression of Trade Unionists

Repression and harassment of trade unionists and workers in Iran is part of a systematic denial of the most basic rights of workers , who are subjected to discriminatory and politically motivated laws and a judicial system that is set to silence independent labour movements and other dissidents.

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Justice in Conflict: The Effects of the International Criminal Court’s Interventions on Ending Wars and Building Peace

Building on theoretical and analytical insights from the fields of conflict and peace studies, conflict resolution, and negotiation theory, the book develops a novel analytical framework to study the Court’s effects on peace, justice, and conflict processes.

Tuesday 23 May 2017