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.

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Repairing from the Bench: From Finding Responsibility to Fashioning Judicial Redress

What does the obligation to provide reparations mean when serious human rights violations are at issue? This report explores the evolving interpretation of the right to reparation in inte...

A New Virtual Museum for Afghan Victims of Human Rights Violations Lays a Foundation for Truth and Justice 

ICTJ’s partner Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organization (AHRDO) recently opened a new virtual museum and database dedicated to Afghan victims of conflict and human rights abuse...

‘We Must Resist, Persist, and Never Desist’—Colombian and African Civil Society Exchange Local Strategies for Promoting Reparations  

On November 28, 2023, ICTJ organized an international dialogue in Bogotá, Colombia, to share innovative strategies for advancing victims’ rights to redress for human rights abuses and for...

The Truth About Corruption: Reviewing the Tunisia Truth and Dignity Commission’s Report on Corruption Under Dictatorship

This briefing paper examines the Tunisian Truth and Dignity Commission’s approach to investigating Ben Ali dictatorship-era corruption crimes and identifying responsible institutions and ...

ICTJ Announces the Winners of the ‘Overseas’ Writing Contest

New York, January 25, 2024—ICTJ is pleased to announce the winners of its “Overseas” writing contest. In it, young people originally from or currently residing in Lebanon, Libya, or Tunis...
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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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