Truth and Memory


بعد ثماني سنوات من الشلل، شهدث بداية هذا العام عودة جهود نبيال في تدبر التركة الثقيلة التي خلفتها الحرب الأهلية ، والتي قتل فيها أكثر من 13000 شخص واختفى قسرياً ما يزيد عن 1300 شخص.


After eight years of paralysis, the beginning of this year saw a revival of Nepal’s efforts to reckon with the lingering legacy of the civil war, in which some 13,000 people died and more than 1,300 were forcibly disappeared.


Conversamos con Martha Nubia Bello del Centro Nacional para la Memoria Histórica, quien está a cargo de la concepción y desarrollo del futuro Museo Nacional de la Memoria en Bogotá, que espera abrir sus puertas en 2018.


In this edition of ICTJ Dispatch, Ruben Carranza, Director of ICTJ’s Reparations Program, reports on his recent mission to Myanmar. The country, slowly transitioning from a military dictatorship to a civil democracy, has failed to live up to many of the expectations for change and reform. Transitional justice measures, in particular, have failed to materialize, despite some initial steps to hold the government, the military, and elites accountable.


سلسلة النشرات الإذاعية التي يقدمها المركز الدولي للعدالة الانتقالية تهدف لتقديم تحليل سياسي واجتماعي وقانوني لآخر التطورات فيما يخص العدالة الانتقالية. في هذه الحلقة يقدم إدواردو غونزاليس، مدير برنامج الحقيقة والذاكرة، تقريره عن مهمته الأخيرة في سريلانكا


ICTJ Dispatch is a podcast series to present expert political, social, and legal analysis of recent developments in transitional societies. In this edition, Eduardo Gonzalez, Director of Truth and Memory Program, who reports on his recent mission to Sri Lanka.


In our latest podcast, ICTJ Senior Program Advisor Howard Varney discusses the Nokuthula Simelane case and its implications for justice in South Africa.

Truth commissions, criminal prosecutions, exhumations, coroner’s inquests, reparations, and compensation procedures can all contribute to exposing the practices and effects of serial violations of human rights. A significant role is also played by cases before regional and international human rights bodies (like the Inter-American Court of Human Rights), and exposure of corrupt institutions. A thorough examination of institutional archives can expose the twisted mindset, and practices, of those who directed state security forces or government agencies.