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.

Achieving Justice One Beat at a Time: An ICTJ-Led Hip Hop Initiative Takes Center Stage

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the hip hop movement. To honor its contributions to the struggle for justice, truth, and equality, the Skoll Foundation hosted a panel discussion a...

In a New Book, Women Relatives of the Missing in Lebanon Use the ‘Ink of Their Hearts’ to Tell Their Stories

Beirut, May 24, 2023—The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and the Committee of the Families of the Kidnapped and Disappeared in Lebanon (CFKDL) will release Windmills ...

A New ICTJ Paper Calls for a Victim-Centered Accountability in Ukraine

New York, February 21, 2023— Since Russia invaded Ukraine in late February 2022, the world has witnessed innumerable war crimes and other human rights violations, including indiscriminate...

Ensuring Justice for Victims of Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes in The Gambia

“Despite laws already in place, the number of sexual and gender-based violence [SGBV] cases is still rising, including cases of rape, female genital mutilation, sexual assault, and harass...

Accountability in Yemen Requires a Comprehensive Transitional Justice Process

This past February, Yemen marked 12 years since the 2011 uprising against corruption, poverty, unemployment, and then-President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s increasingly autocratic rule. Peaceful...
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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.

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

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