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Ratco Mladic
26 years after the Bosnia war, Mladic case ends
Today Ratko Mladic, 78, will hear the final decision in the case against him. In 2017 the former head of the Bosnian Serb army was…
4 former Colombian FARC rebel commanders during the 2015 peace talks in Cuba
Kidnappings in Colombia: FARC leaders acknowledge full responsibility
In what has been the clearest result so far of Colombia’s transitional justice, last Friday, seven top leaders of the former Revolutionary Armed Forces acknowledged…
Trial of Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic
Last trial, last chance at the U.N. court for the former Yugoslavia
The retrial of two former Serbian spy masters is the last trial that the U.N. court for the former Yugoslavia and its successor institution, the…
Patricia Tobon Yagari
Patricia Tobón Yagarí: “A legacy of Colombia’s TRC will be the active participation of ethnic peoples”
JUSTICEINFO.NET IN-DEPTH INTERVIEWS Patricia Tobón Yagarí Commissioner in Colombia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Patricia Tobón Yagarí is one of the 11 commissioners serving on Colombia’s…
Graphic extrajudicial executions patterns over time, in Colombia
Colombia: the ‘false positive’ number that sets off a political storm
Colombia’s Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) has published key findings, including an incomplete and stunning number of civilians murdered by the military and passed off…
Julieta Lemaitre (JEP -
A first in Colombia: eight FARCs charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity
Last Thursday, Colombia’s Special Jurisdiction for Peace announced its first major decision, accusing eight top leaders of the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia of…
How Colombia’s Truth Commission navigated a pandemic year
Colombia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission had to reinvent itself in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Having had to scrap its public hearings, it has…
FARC revelations on three political murders: a test for Colombia
The former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia dropped a bombshell, last month, claiming responsibility over the murders of three high-profile public officials in the 1990s.…
Colombians pressure FARC into admitting child soldiers
Last month, Colombia’s Special Jurisdiction for Peace – known as JEP – has decided to allow public preliminary hearings. This has helped former members of…
Colombia: The Hall of Never Again sends out distress signals
The Hall of Never Again is one of Colombia’s best known memorials. It was conceived by victims of the civil war in Granada, a town…
Colombia: Uribe vs transitional justice
Former president Alvaro Uribe, Colombia’s most powerful politician and a staunch opponent to the 2016 peace deal, was placed under house early this month for…
Why Colombia’s TRC lacks business support
Two major oil companies presented, on July 30, 2020, a report to Colombia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, documenting more than 3,600 attacks on oil infrastructures…
How Covid-19 can derail reparations in Colombia’s Amazon
The Covid-19 pandemic is devastating the entire Amazon basin, just as one of Colombia’s most ambitious redress programs for indigenous victims in this remote rainforest…
The Colombian transitional justice’s paramilitary dilemma
Colombia’s transitional justice has a seemingly clear mission, to prosecute former members of the FARC and of the military who committed war crimes during the…
Covid-19 pushes reparations further away in Colombia
The Covid-19 pandemic has severely disrupted the work of Colombia’s transitional justice since the country went into mandatory lockdown at the end of March. While…
FARC’s kidnappings: from “retention” to criminal confinement
The legal case on kidnappings by FARC will be a major test for Colombia’s Special Jurisdiction for Peace – the judicial arm of the country’s…
DRC: Lubanga and Katanga freed for peace in Ituri
Two prisoners made famous by the International Criminal Court have both been freed from Makala prison in Kinshasa in the hope of bringing peace to…
Political tussle over truth and memory in Colombia
Truth is purportedly the first casualty of war. It is also the object of constant wrangling in Colombia’s transition. While many Colombians are looking towards…
MH17: Why the Dutch ruled out war crimes charges
Three Russians and one Ukrainian are prosecuted by a Dutch court for the shooting down of a civilian aircraft in July 2014, killing all 298…