Media Coverage

12/4/2019

Thirteen years after a peace agreement was signed between the Maoist rebels and the Nepali government that ended the decade-old civil war, little progress has been made on the question of transitional justice, rights organizations say.

12/4/2019

A failure to capture the present rare chance for peace in Yemen may potentially cost the international community $29bn (£22bn) in further humanitarian aid if the current civil war continues for another five years, the International Rescue Committee warns in a new report.

12/4/2019

A Gambian truth commission has heard testimony that former president Yahya Jammeh was responsible for numerous grave crimes during his 22 years in office, Human Rights Watch said today. 

12/4/2019

Colombians have taken to the streets for a third national strike in two weeks, piling more pressure on the unpopular rightwing president Iván Duque and his proposed tax reforms.

12/4/2019

The new report entitled “Balkan Chronicle: Gender Equality, Transitional Justice and the International Community,” produced by Impunity Watch, will be launched on Friday at a presentation at the Marriott Hotel in Sarajevo as part of BIRN’s Transitional Justice Program.

12/2/2019

A recent campaign by Colombia’s Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) has plastered quotes from victims of Colombia’s armed conflict, as well as conflict-related phrases, figures, and statistics all over the inside of public transportation systems across the country, as well as in and around some stations. 

12/2/2019

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network has selected 20 journalists, historians, artists, and activists to receive grants to create small projects based on the archives of the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague and domestic courts in former Yugoslav countries.

12/2/2019

The Conflict Victims Common Platform (CVCP) has written a letter to the House of Representatives, requesting it to call a meeting of the parliamentary committee and ensure that the committee formed to recommend commissioners of two transitional justice bodies carries out its duties and responsibilities in a fair manner.

12/2/2019

Sudan's transitional authorities approved a law late on Thursday to "dismantle" the regime of former President Omar al-Bashir, including the dissolution of his political party and confiscation of all its properties — in response to a key demand of protesters that helped overthrow his government in April.

12/2/2019

Iraqi legislators approved Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi's resignation on Sunday during a parliament session held in the capital Baghdad amid weeks of deadly anti-government protests.

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