Media Coverage

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.

10/7/2019

The Control Yuan in Taiwan yesterday impeached former Transitional Justice Commission deputy chairman Chang Tien-chin for allegedly breaching administrative neutrality by plotting against a political opponent.

10/7/2019

The Organization of American States took a new step late last month that it hopes could lead to an end to the ongoing crisis in Venezuela—but that others fear may spark an armed conflict between Venezuela and its neighbor, Colombia. On Sept. 23, the OAS voted to take punitive actions against as-yet-unspecified members of President Nicolas Maduro’s government through a somewhat obscure mechanism: the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance, also known as the Rio Treaty, or the TIAR by its Spanish acronym.

10/2/2019

Iraqi security forces clashed with anti-government protesters in the capital and other provinces Tuesday, killing two people and injuring more than 200, according to officials.

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