Media Coverage

5/26/2011

"The axe will always forget but the tree that was chopped by the axe will never forget." These are words spoken by Moses Tsvangirai in The Axe and the Tree a new documentary that reveals the extent of the violence directed at opposition party supporters that erupted in Zimbabwe in the run-up to the 2008 presidential run-off elections.

5/26/2011

The International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) has said that the African Union (AU) was misplaced to think of forming a court that would serve as Africa’s version of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

5/26/2011

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested one of the masterminds of Rwanda's 1994 genocide, a United Nations court handling their cases said on Wednesday.

5/26/2011

Serbia announced the arrest of Europe’s most-wanted war crimes suspect Thursday, on the same day that the European Union’s foreign policy chief was in Belgrade to discuss the country’s application to the regional group.

5/25/2011

The Axe and the Tree: Zimbabwe's Legacy of Political Violence focuses on the experiences of four individuals living in settlements around Harare during the electoral violence of 2008. The International Centre for Transitional Justice believes that this documentary will force the world to sit up and pay attention to the forgotten stories of the Zimbabwean people. Report: Louise McAuliffe

5/25/2011

The Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal trying Islamists, accused of collaborating with authorities in erstwhile Pakistan during the 1971 freedom movement, has restrained police and counsel from divulging details to the media.

5/25/2011

Colombia's Senate has approved a law to compensate victims of the country's long-running civil conflict and return land to millions of displaced people.

5/25/2011

Rekomendasi yang sudah dikeluarkan KKP Indonesia - Timor Leste pada Juli 2008, tidak boleh hanya sekedar menjadi dokumentasi. Pemerintah Indonesia dan Timor Leste didesak untuk melakukan sosialisasi atas seluruh rekomendasi tersebut.

5/25/2011

Taking its cue from the “Theater of the Oppressed,” an initiative developed by Brazilian activist Augusto Boal, the Afghan participatory theater encourages actors and audience members alike to come to terms with their suffering by getting them to open up.

5/24/2011

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture, Juan Mendez, urged Tunisia’s interim Government to seize the opportunity of the current transition to embark without delay on efforts to establish and institutionalize safeguards needed to prevent torture and ill-treatment from happening in the future.

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