In Focus

23/11/2021 - 23/11/2021

The International Center for Transitional Justice presents a discussion around Bridges of Truth's most recent publication, A Guide to the Untold Darkness: The Realities of Syria's Disappeared, Arbitrarily Detained, and their Families.

7/02/2022 - 11/02/2022

Call for applications is open for our online course, "Prevention and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence: The Role of Transitional Justice." Find more information about the course and how to apply. 

11/17/2021

Six years of unrelenting war in Yemen has created what the United Nations has called the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis. Rubbing salt in the wound, members of the UN Human Rights Council rejected a resolution to renew the mandate of the Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen, a body investigating serious human rights violations. The council’s decision is a serious blow to accountability in the country. 

17/11/2021 - 17/11/2021

The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa, International Commission of Jurists, Gambia Bar Association, and International Center for Transitional Justice present the international conference, "From Truth to Justice: The Implementation of the TRRC's Recommendations on Prosecutions." Open to the public, speakers will include international experts, civil society, and victims.

Senior Expert, Programs

10/22/2021

The Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission held its first public hearing in Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, on October 2, 2021. The event, broadcast live from Emmanuel Episcopal Church, brought together commissioners, panelists, and guests to acknowledge and memorialize the tragic lynching of 18-year-old Robert Hughes (aka William Burns) in Cumberland in 1907. In the coming months, the commission will convene several more of these public hearings in counties across the state of Maryland.