United States

1/9/2015

Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Djamel Ameziane filed a petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) seeking reparations from the US government for human rights violations he alleges that he endured while in custody.

In the northeastern corner of the United States, the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) is hearing from all those affected by the practices of the state’s child welfare system. The TRC's operations might seem small in scale, but the story of its creation is a story of transformation in its own right. It’s a story of unlikely bi-partisan political agreements, and unprecedented cooperation between Native and non-Native communities, all towards the goal of bringing a painful past to light.

12/11/2014

With the publication of the much-delayed US Senate Intelligence Committee’s partial report on the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program, at long last the truth is out. In this op-ed, ICTJ's President David Tolbert asks the United States to acknowledge the truth, hold the perpetrators accountable and address its obligation to the victims of its detention policies.

12/2/2014

In a crowded gym at the Ferguson Community Center, the Rev. Starsky Wilson talked about how violence affected his child.

11/19/2014

"Genocide and Maine" brought together victims of genocide and activists Thursday to discuss who genocide is much closer to the state than most people think.

10/15/2014

En esta edición de ICTJ reporta Félix Reátegui, asociado sénior del programa de Verda y Memoria, habla sobre los principios en los que se basa el trabajo de la unidad y la imperiosa necesidad de develar, reconocer y conmemorar el pasado.

9/25/2014

The Obama administration has agreed to pay the Navajo Nation a record $554m to settle longstanding claims by the largest native American tribe that its funds and natural resources were mishandled for decades by the US government.

9/21/2014

Western governments have begun private talks aimed at coming up with fresh strategies to speed the process of judging those responsible for grave crimes in the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.

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