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.

A Path for Hope in Libya Through Civil Society

Libyan civil society organizations are fighting against all odds to support victims of human rights violations. In doing so, they themselves risk violence and do their work despite the vi...

Finding Hope Across Continents of Pain

Nousha Kabawat and Elena Naughton On September 15, ICTJ organized a side event on the missing and disappeared in Syria, sponsored by the governments of Luxembourg and Finland, during the...

New Study Calls for Reparations for Victims of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Uganda

Kampala, October 17, 2022—Sixteen years after the decades-long conflict between the Ugandan government and the rebel group the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) ended, victims continue to grap...

On the Heels of Commissioners’ Trip to New York, Optimism for Colombia’s Peace Process

With the inauguration of Colombia’s new president last month, optimism for the country’s ongoing transitional justice process is at a high. Newly elected President Gustavo Petro has stron...
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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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