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Zimbabwe should legislate for the reparation of victims of past human rights violations if the country is to have an effective transitional justice process, a human rights lawyer has said.

Narendra Modi supports impassioned Shashi Tharoor’s call for colonial ruler Britain to make reparations to India.

The Civil Society's coalition organized a press conference on Thursday the 23rd of July 2015 in the Press club in Beirut to launch the joint reports prepared, in the context of its participation in the Universal Periodic Review session on the 2nd of October 2015 in the United Nations' Headquarters in Geneva.

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission is preparing to set up women-only private hearing facilities for victims of cases of conflict-era rape and sexual assault.

Local groups working with victims of human rights violations meet today in Nyanga to adopt key transitional justice principles proposed to guide the transitional justice process in the country.

A Chilean judge has ordered the arrest of seven army officers for questioning over an attack on two democracy activists who were doused with petrol by soldiers and set on fire.

For the second time since International Criminal Court (ICC) judges stopped receiving evidence in Jean-Pierre Bemba's war crimes trial, his lawyers are fighting to secure a stay of proceedings, this time citing late disclosure of evidence by the prosecution.

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has told survivors of the Lukodi massacre that they will not be directly compensated but would benefit from rehabilitation interventions.

The trial in Senegal of Chad’s former dictator Hissène Habré has been adjourned until September so that court-appointed lawyers can prepare his defence against charges of crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture.

A petition that calls on all political parties to incorporate the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission into their election platforms has more than 1,200 signatures.