Justice. Truth. Dignity.

We work side by side with victims to obtain acknowledgment and redress for massive human rights violations, hold those responsible to account, reform and build democratic institutions, and prevent the recurrence of violence or repression.

Catalyzing Transformative Change: The Power of Art and Culture to Inspire Action

For many years now, the International Center for Transitional Justice and other organizations have supported young activists and artists as they harness the power of art, culture, and new...

Achieving a Delicate Balance: Victim Participation in International and Domestic Criminal Proceedings

The role of victim participation in international criminal proceedings, whether in international, hybrid, or national courts, has long been a matter of public deliberation among criminal ...

ICTJ Organizes U.S. Visit for Syrian Advocates for the Detained and Disappeared

Qutaiba Idlbi and Nousha Kabawat As part of its ongoing efforts to support Syrian civil society organizations seeking to end enforced disappearances in Syria, ICTJ organized a visit to t...

The Ghosts of Racial Violence in Maryland

By Sean Yoes Terror on the Eastern Shore December 4, 1931, is a night that lives on in the minds of Black residents in Salisbury, Maryland, a small town along the state’s Eastern Shore....

In Ukraine, Justice for Victims Is More Than Criminal Accountability

Since Russian armed forces invaded Ukraine in late February 2022, the horrific nature of violence endured by Ukrainian civilians at the hands of Russian soldiers has shocked the world. At...
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Side by Side with Victims

ICTJ provides advice, support, and technical assistance to victims, members of civil society, and state and international actors committed to justice. In the fast-changing world, ICTJ is continually evolving and adapting its methodology to develop innovative solutions to emerging problems, advance its mission, and achieve justice for victims of human rights violations.

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ICTJ employs 57 international permanent staff from diverse professional backgrounds.
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Over 80% of our partners reported improved ability to pursue justice.
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ICTJ convened about 4,000 participants in at least 200 capacity building activities.
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Helped more than 1000 victims and citizens participate in over 70 convenings with policymakers.
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ICTJ contributed significantly to at least 20 policies to address and repair legacies of massive abuses.

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