Nov 2019

There is no way to calm the pain left by war, much less erase the traces or water down the responsibilities into oblivion.  What does exist are the experiences of people who are making or made that transition in search of reconciliation.  These are some of their voices.

Sep 2019

Years after conflict, dictatorship, or historical injustice, victims throughout the world are still seeking redress and for their dignity to be affirmed. ICTJ has been standing alongside victims since 2001.

Jan 2019

Bulla Karatasi: The Forgotten Massacre, produced by ICTJ and Kenyan media house Africa Uncensored, is the first ever in-depth documentary film to explore the events surrounding the massacre that took place in Kenya's northern region of Garissa in November 1980 and its ongoing impact on the community and Kenyan society. The extreme, targeted violence by Kenyan security forces resulted in over 3,000 lost lives.


Jul 2019
For years the people in Choco, Colombia, have been victims of armed conflict and displacement. Now, they are taking back their home and their community.
Jan 2019

Please join us as we look back one last time at the challenges and triumphs of 2018, and continue the work ahead of us in 2019. 

Nov 2018


Aug 2019

Fifteen years ago, a young nurse named Cristina Cobo was forcibly disappeared by members of the paramilitary group United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia. Paulina Mahecha, her mother, preserves her memory and that of over 20 other disappeared women from the departments of Meta and Guaviare by creating rag dolls. The "Cristinas of the Conflict," as Paulina calls them, are now part of a traveling exhibition that aims raise awareness in Colombia about what happened in the south of the country. 

Apr 2019

On Monday, April 1, 2019, ICTJ found its way back to the Ford Foundation, this time to celebrate Alex Boraines’s life and reaffirm the mission that ICTJ continues to carry out in his absence. Friends, family, and former colleagues joined together to remember Alex, recalling stories of his time on South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, teaching at New York University, and being a father to his sons and a husband to his wife Jenny. 

Mar 2019

For this milestone event on February 20, ICTJ and NYU Law School welcomed as speaker former UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, Pablo de Greiff. In his address, de Greiff took stock of the transitional justice field, its accomplishments in the past 30 years and the challenges it faces today and in the future. The recorded livestream is now available. 


Feb 2016
Jan 2016

In this podcast, Ruben Carranza, director of ICTJ's Reparative Justice program, discusses what makes apologies meaningful to victims of atrocities.

Dec 2015

In this podcast, Cristián Correa, senior associate in ICTJ's Reparative Justice program, discusses the importance of engaging victims in the reparations process in Côte d'Ivoire.