The ICTJ office in Colombia joined forces with the Movement of Latin American Expressions of Hip Hop (MELAH) and the online cultural outlet Revista Cartel Urbano to host the hybrid virtual and live International Hip Hop Encounter in Bogotá, Colombia.
On February 26, 2020, the International Center for Transitional Justice and NYU Law’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice welcomed former President of Colombia and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Juan Manuel Santos for a conversation on the role of transitional justice in peace negoti...
“There is also the question of memory. It is necessary that all that happened becomes part of the national memory. And this will be a guarantee against the return of the dictatorship.” — Ridha Barakati, Tunisian Activist
There is no way to calm the pain left by war, much less erase the traces or water down the responsibilities into oblivion. What does exist are the experiences of people who are making or made that transition in search of reconciliation. These are some of their voices.
We work side by side with victims to obtain acknowledgment and redress for massive human rights violations, hold those responsible to account, reform and build democratic institutions, and prevent the recurrence of violence or repression.