Media Coverage

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.

6/29/2011

ICTY President Robinson said in his recent address that “the Tribunal cannot, through the rendering of its judgements alone, bring peace and reconciliation to the region. Other remedies should complement the criminal trials if lasting peace is to be achieved”. President Robinson went on to suggest that one such remedy should be adequate reparations to victims, but he could also have mentioned another that is currently being proposed by civil society groups across the region: the setting up of a regional truth commission for the former Yugoslavia. The coalition for RECOM held an International Forum for Transitional Justice in post-Yugoslav countries on 27 June in Sarajevo to evaluate the progress of the campaign to date, and to consider possible strategies for implementation of the campaign’s proposals.

6/29/2011

A deal has been agreed to end weeks of violence in Sudan's South Kordofan state, where northern troops have been accused of ethnic cleansing.

6/29/2011

Rwanda National Police will begin conducting special training for female police officers to promote women participation in security and peace-building.

6/29/2011

A U.N. war crimes court trying the top suspects of Rwanda's 1994 genocide has for the first time referred a case to be tried in Rwanda itself.

6/28/2011

Liberia’s reconstruction is going full steam ahead – but the people appear to be left behind.

6/28/2011

Sunni and Kurdish politicians worry about abuses by Iraqi security forces, and Iraq still has no defence minister.

6/28/2011

The Venezuelan government will be liable to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights for the killing of human rights activist Joe Castillo.

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