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As head of the Middle East and North Africa division of the International Center for Transitional Justice in New York, Habib Nassar is well versed in regional human rights issues and international law.


A series of legislative measures in Israel will further constrain Israel’s beleaguered human-rights groups. A proposed commission to monitor their work highlights the real motive behind these efforts, say Lisa Magarrell & Iain Levine.


As the world comes to terms with the historic events taking place in Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East and North Africa, we must act to provide effective support to the voices calling for justice and accountability.


The Special Tribunal for Lebanon’s Appeals Chamber Wednesday issued a decision on 15 questions related to specific points of law raised by the pre-trial judge as he reviews and decides whether or not to confirm an indictment.


Attention is on Tuesday directed at House Speaker Kenneth Marende who is expected to give a ruling on the way forward following a stalemate ignited by President Mwai Kibaki’s nominees to the judicial and Budget offices.


Speeches by religious leaders that spread messages of hatred are believed to play a role in the increase in religious violence across the country as many leaders still spout hate speech in their sermons without fear of legal repercussions.


When President Hosni Mubarak stepped down Friday, the Higher Military Council, the group of men who run Egypt's powerful armed forces, assumed control of the country and responsibility for a transition to democratic rule.


In the non-resignation heard 'round the world, Hosni Mubarak vowed on Thursday to Egypt's "martyrs" to "hold accountable all the people who committed crimes against you, and with the utmost punishment and penalties."


La justice réparatrice est vertainement l'aspect le plus significatif pour les victimes congolaises, soutiennent de nombreux analystes et observaterus du fonctionnement de la justice en RDC.


Peru will begin to pay individual monetary reparations to victims and survivors of the 1980-2000 counterinsurgency war, with top priority put on elderly people in remote villages in the country's impoverished highlands, where most of the human rights violations took place.