Media Coverage

10/10/2019

Tunisia’s hopeful transition to a democratic future faces a new challenge. Voters in the country have delivered a sharp rebuke to their political elite. In the first round of presidential elections, held on Sept. 15, candidates from establishment parties performed poorly, among them Ennahda, the conservative Islamic party with the most seats in Parliament, and Tahya Tounes, or Long Live Tunisia, the party of Youssef Chahed, the current prime minister.

10/9/2019

The government of Iraq has issued a second package of proposed social reforms in a bid to quell street protests that have claimed the lives of at least 110 people and injured 6,000 more.

10/9/2019

The British High Commissioner to Colombo has announced more than £10 million in funding to Sri Lanka over the next three years for the explicit aims of long-term stability. 

10/9/2019

The British High Commissioner to Colombo has announced more than £10 million in funding to Sri Lanka over the next three years for the explicit aims of long-term stability. 

10/9/2019

Genocide reparations expert Dr. Jermaine McCalpin stressed that Congressional passage of the Armenian Genocide Resolution (S.Res.150 and H.Res.296) represents a key to countering the denial of this crime, seeking reparations, and securing justice, during the second installment of the Armenian National Committee of America’s Raphael Lemkin Policy Series.

10/9/2019

As part of a broader effort to ensure that reparations take center stage in the transition process, Justice Minister Aboubacarr Tambadou, announced the injection of 50 million dalasis into the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) Trust Fund. He said this “initial amount” is part of the government contribution to the fund set up by the country’s truth commission.

10/9/2019

Thirteen years after the end of the Nepali Civil War, the country is still struggling for justice. The transition from wartime to peacetime has traditionally been a fraught process for Asian governments. In the 21st century, many post-conflict nations in the region have looked toward Nepal to understand how society can best make this adaptation. The Nepali government’s prolonged stagnation does not bode well for the international evolution of transitional justice.

10/7/2019

At a hotel in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, small groups of men and women – in dozens – gather around conference tables.

10/7/2019

Foreign Islamic State fighters held in overcrowded prisons and lawless refugee camps in north-east Syria – including about 60 Britons – should be put on trial there as part of an international effort to de-radicalize the region, according to senior local officials.

10/7/2019

As the Assad government solidifies its hold after more than eight years of civil war, a network of survivors and lawyers who fled Syria, many bearing stories of torture, is now gaining some ground in pursuing justice against regime officials accused of war crimes.

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