Media Coverage

6/30/2011

Impunity, directed by Colombian investigative journalist Hollman Morris and Colombian-Swiss filmmaker Juan José Lozano, takes a close look at how the paramilitary demobilisation process worked. The film asks what will happen now that hundreds of thousands of pages of confessions of crimes by paramilitaries have been stacked up on shelves. "Atrocities cannot only be an issue for the victims. They have to do with all of us, and the way we deal with them does too," Michael Reed, director of the International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) Colombia Programme, told IPS.

6/30/2011

A grand chief, a veteran CBC broadcaster, a former commissioner for Nunavut and a Holocaust survivor have been commissioned as honorary witnesses for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s national northern event here June 27 to July 1.The TRC also named three international honorary witnesses from Australia and the United States: Francisco Cali Tzay, John Dommett, and Refik Hodzic, a director at the International Center for Transitional Justice.

6/30/2011

Four arrest warrants have been issued by the UN-backed tribunal investigating the 2005 murder of Lebanon's former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, the court said.

6/29/2011

Some of Canada's youth have indifferent or racist attitudes about aboriginal people who attended residential schools, according to a new documentary by two Yellowknife teenagers.

6/29/2011

Moroccans vote on Friday 1 July in a referendum on constitutional reforms proposed by King Mohammed VI.

6/29/2011

The Lebanese government has no choice but to cooperate with a tribunal probing the 2005 slaying of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, a legal source said.

6/29/2011

Leader of Islamic Movement in Israel detained during speaking tour to Britain for breaching alleged travel ban.

6/29/2011

Egyptian officials have ordered a probe into overnight clashes between police and protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square that left hundreds of people injured.

6/29/2011

25 political movements issue a statement condemning excessive use of force against the families of the martyrs' of Egypt's recent revolution and echo Egyptians growing, angry demands for justice.

6/29/2011

Bahrain's king said Wednesday that an independent commission will investigate allegations that protesters' rights were violated during the deadly crackdown on anti-government unrest.

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