In Focus

3/13/2017

As ICTJ looks back on its 15 years of work, join us in celebrating our allies across the globe who struggle for human rights, against impunity. To honor their efforts in the trenches of this struggle, we will bring you their stories in the weeks and months to come.

This is the story of Mark Thompson, CEO of Relatives for Justice, a group struggling for truth and justice in Northern Ireland.

3/11/2017

Tunisia's Truth and Dignity Commission continues its public hearings, focusing on violations of digital freedom.

3/10/2017

At 3 pm, Eastern Time, Tunisia's Truth and Dignity Commission is scheduled to resume its public hearings with a session focusing on violations against women. Watch the livesteam below and follow us on twitter at @theICTJ for live coverage.

3/9/2017

ICTJ is pleased to announce that Anil Soni, Head of Global Infectious Diseases at Mylan, has joined its Advisory Board.

"We are honored to welcome Anil Soni as the newest member of ICTJ’s leadership. As a respected figure in the global health community with ample experience at international NGOs, he will bring unique expertise to our work,” said ICTJ President David Tolbert.

3/9/2017

Six years into the carnage in Syria, atrocious crimes run rampant, with savage abuses committed against all groups in the devastated country, and the murderous regime, abetted by powerful allies, is still in power. The UN Security Council remains deadlocked and unable to take any steps towards ensuring accountability for the massive crimes, with the International Criminal Court left on the sidelines.

3/7/2017

To mark 15 years of ICTJ, we asked staff past and present for memories that stand out to them - moments that throw the stakes of our work into sharp relief and resonate with them years later. Olivier Kambala wa Kambala, an ICTJ Program Associate from 2005 to 2010, talks about the thirst for justice he saw on a visit to Guinea, and how the political situation rendered quenching it impossible.

Vice President

3/3/2017

South Africa Parliament faces a historic moment. In this op-ed, ICTJ's Vice President Paul Seils remembers the great hope that marked the ICC’s emergence: "No country embodied that hope and that reality more powerfully and more inspiringly than South Africa."

3/2/2017

Par Sarah Kasande, Chris Gitari et Mohamed Suma

Depuis un certain temps, certains médias qualifient les relations entre l’Afrique et la Cour Pénale Internationale de perpétuellement négatives, voire antagonistes. Cela fait très bien le jeu de certains leaders africains qui se sont acharnés à présenter la Cour comme une entité néo-colonialiste s’en prenant à l’Afrique, plutôt que comme un instrument capable de juger toute personne – y compris ces leaders eux-mêmes – responsable de crimes comme le génocide, la torture, le viol de ses propres citoyens.

2/28/2017

To mark 15 years of ICTJ, we asked staff past and present for memories that stand out to them - moments that throw the stakes of our work into sharp relief and resonate with them years later. Reshma Thapa, former ICTJ senior program associate in Nepal (2009- 2013), looks back on one particularly poignant dance shared among women in a small village.

2/27/2017

A new ICTJ report finds that the time is ripe for Georgia to take meaningful steps to reckon with the dark chapters of its recent past and ensure that abuses never happen again. The report warns that while political conditions in the country may not be perfect, waiting longer to acknowledge victims and deal with the past may lead to more abuses and a possible conflict in the long run.

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