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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

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

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

United Nations Basic Principles and Guidelines on the right of anyone deprived of their liberty to bring proceedings before a court

The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 20/16, in which the Council requested the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to present to the Council before the end of 2015 Basic Principles and Guidelines on the right of anyone deprived of his or her liberty by arrest or detention to bring proceedings before a court in order that the court may decide without delay on the lawfulness of his or her detention and order his or her release if the detention is not lawful.

Wednesday، 19 April، 2017

ICC DICTIONARY

 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

THE ICC AND CRIMES OF SEXUAL AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (SGBV)

We have witnessed progressive developments regarding the judicial investigation and prosecution of crimes of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), assumed that it exclusively concerns women & girls. But no!

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