Media Coverage

12/17/2019

Bolivia's exiled ex-president Evo Morales arrived in Buenos Aires on Thursday where he is to seek political asylum, Argentina's Foreign Minister Felipe Sola announced.

Morales "has just landed at Ezeiza (airport). He's coming to stay in Argentina as an asylum seeker and will then have refugee status," Sola told TN television.

The new Argentine minister said Morales "feels more comfortable here than in Mexico," which initially offered him asylum when he fled Bolivia last month.

12/17/2019

TAIPEI— With a letter of intent inked in Berlin on Thursday (Dec. 12), Taiwan and Germany are looking to expand their collaboration to promote transitional justice.

In addition to economic, educational, and cultural affairs, the relationship between Taiwan and Germany would be taken to another level with this “meaningful cooperation” on transitional justice, said Shieh Jhy-Wey (謝志偉), Taiwan’s representative to Germany, via Facebook.

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12/17/2019

The U.S. Senate has voted unanimously to recognize the genocide of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire, in defiance of both Donald Trump and the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

The Senate resolution formally acknowledges the mass killing of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians between 1915 and 1922 as an act of genocide. Coming after a similar measure adopted in October by the House of Representatives, it marks the culmination of more than 50 years of campaigning by Armenian Americans, who called on the president to follow Congress’s lead.

12/11/2019

The implementation of a peace deal signed in 2016 between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) is "in danger," the former leader of the guerilla group said Wednesday. 

12/11/2019

A two-day expert meeting on reparations regulations kicked-off Monday as the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) is making a big push forward into the transitional justice process.

12/11/2019

The Kenyan National Assembly has blocked justice and reparations for victims of human rights violations by failing to consider the findings of a 2013 report by the country’s Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC), a coalition of human rights organizations said today.

12/11/2019

Millions of Algerians are to vote for a new president in a controversial election likely to be shunned by the country’s mass protest movement, paving the way for future instability.

12/11/2019

A new nationwide poll of Armenians by the International Republican Institute’s Center for Insights in Survey Research shows strong support for the government’s anti-corruption efforts and an optimistic view of the country’s trajectory, Armenpress reports, citing the survey.

12/9/2019

An independent international audit of Bolivia's disputed election in October has detailed "deliberate" and "malicious" efforts to rig the vote in favor of then-President Evo Morales.

12/9/2019

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok became the first Sudanese leader to travel to Washington, DC, in more than 30 years, seeking to win more international support for his transitional government as it tries to guide Sudan towards democracy.

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