Truth and Memory

2/23/2015

Perspectives of Colombians particularly affected by the country's conflict – women, young people, and indigenous peoples – who are demanding truth.

In the northeastern corner of the United States, the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) is hearing from all those affected by the practices of the state’s child welfare system. The TRC's operations might seem small in scale, but the story of its creation is a story of transformation in its own right. It’s a story of unlikely bi-partisan political agreements, and unprecedented cooperation between Native and non-Native communities, all towards the goal of bringing a painful past to light.

11/10/2014

In this edition of the ICTJ Forum, Virginie Ladisch, head of ICTJ's Children and Youth program, speaks with Marie Wilson, a Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

In 2011, to help open new possibilities, ICTJ initiated a multiyear project—under the name “Addressing the Legacy of Conflict in a Divided Society”— aimed at sparking debate on how to break the cycle of political violence in Lebanon and bring about accountability, the rule of law, and sustainable peace.

9/15/2014

ICTJ President David Tolbert discusses his recent op-ed, "A Wrong Turn for Human Rights," and reflects on Syria, Iraq, Ukraine, and other countries where conflict and human rights abuses are making headlines.

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