National Prosecutions

5/16/2017

A new book by ICTJ titled Justice Mosaics: How Context Shapes Transitional Justice in Fractured Societies examines the challenges of responding to massive human rights violations in different and difficult circumstances in today's world.

5/12/2017

This report presents the main findings of a multiyear research project conducted by the International Center for Transitional Justice on the challenges and opportunities of responding to serious and massive human rights violations in different contexts. The project commissioned 21 studies on a wide range of contextual issues, 12 of which are included in an ICTJ edited volume, Justice Mosaics: How Context Shapes Transitional Justice in Fractured Societies.

Date published: 
Fri, 05/12/2017 - 12:18

5/12/2017

A new book by ICTJ examines the challenges of responding to massive human rights violations in different and difficult circumstances.

Date published: 
Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:11

5/11/2017

The International Center for Transitional Justice today repeated the call for the withdrawal of the revamped “Economic Reconciliation” Draft Law. As one of the key expert organizations that has supported the transitional process in Tunisia since its inception, ICTJ has opposed the flawed “Economic Reconciliation” Draft Law since it was first presented in 2015, because its provisions undermine key goals of transitional justice: accountability, truth and reform.

Senior Expert, Programs

5/4/2017

In the Netherlands, a court sentenced an arms dealer to 19 years in prison for his role in war crimes in Liberia. What does his case tell us about pursuing justice for economic crimes in Liberia and beyond?

4/26/2017

اتسمت جهود تونس الرامية إلى تحقيق المساءلة الجنائية بغياب الاستراتيجية وعدم توفر الإرادة السياسية. سعى مؤتمرٌ عقده المركز الدولي للعدالة االنتقالية إلى معالجة هذه القضايا وتخفيف السدود السياسية المحيطة بالدوائر القضائية المتخصصة.

3/29/2017

A new ICTJ report argues that in Africa's interconnected Great Lakes region, each country’s attempt to provide justice for past violations offers lessons for similar processes in others. We gathered civil society activists from across the region to discuss which strategies have worked for them, which have not, and opened up about the greatest challenges they face in securing justice.

1/30/2017

Potential political interference, poor evidence gathering and difficulty accessing remote areas are some of the main challenges to prosecuting economic and environmental crimes related to armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Overcoming these challenges was the focus of a two-day workshop for judges and prosecutors in Goma and Bukavu, organized by the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), in collaboration with the United States Institute for Peace.

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