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Why try a 100-year-old Nazi?
The German judiciary is currently rushing to try the last surviving Nazis. What sense does it make to try old men so late and sentence…
Demonstrators march in the street carrying a banner "We, the victims of the Hissein Habré regime, demand our compensation".
Habré is dead but victims’ right for compensation lives on
On September 15, an African Union team arrived in Chad to help starting up the Trust Fund for the Victims of Hissène Habré’s crimes. Habré’s…
Conversation between Francisco de Roux and Alvaro Uribe in a garden
Colombia’s TRC sits down with five presidents, including critical Uribe
Over the past two weeks, Colombia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission achieved a rare feat – to sit down with all five of the country’s living…
Bronze of Oba, a king of Benin
Restitution of the ‘Benin Bronzes’: “All of the global North are implicated”
A few months ago, Germany announced that it would return hundreds of priceless art objects looted during the colonial era, commonly known as ‘Benin bronzes’,…
Namibian genocide: why Germany’s bid to make amends isn’t enough
On 28 May, Germany acknowledged that it committed genocide against the Herero and Namas peoples in Namibia between 1904 and 1908. Germany and Namibia signed…
Paul Kagame et Emmanuel Macron à Paris
In Rwanda, genocide commemorations are infused with political and diplomatic agendas
Rwandan President Paul Kagame is visiting Paris this Monday and Tuesday, amidst a warming of diplomatic relations between the two countries. French President Emmanuel Macron…
A man holds an American flag with the words "Not free" on it, in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington (USA)
Slavery: what the United States can learn from Africa about reparations
In the United States, the House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee voted on April 14, 2021, to recommend the creation of a commission to study the…
Australian troops ‘unlawfully killed’ 39 Afghans in alleged war crimes
Australia’s top general said Thursday there was credible evidence that his special forces unlawfully killed 39 unarmed civilians and prisoners during the war in Afghanistan,…
Evidence Australian troops ‘unlawfully killed’ 39 Afghans
Australia’s top military officer on Thursday admitted there was credible evidence his special forces unlawfully killed at least 39 Afghanistan civilians and prisoners, recommending the…
Marie Wilson: “It is too early to say Canada had great success with the Truth Commission”
JUSTICEINFO.NET IN-DEPTH INTERVIEWS Marie Wilson Former Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada The Canadian government has just put residential schools on the…
Exchanging killers for peace in Afghanistan – questions about a US-made amnesty
The terms of the “pax americana” in Afghanistan raise many questions. The Taliban and the United States have pressured the Afghan government to release 5,000…
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…
Removing monuments is not the same for former colonies as it is for former empires
The global furore about the meaning and relevance of statues, memorials and place names from a racist, imperial past presents a special challenge to Aotearoa-New…
Can prosecuting Guillaume Soro redeem the ICC?
Guillaume Soro, a former rebel commander and prime minister of Ivory Coast, and a top contender in the October presidential election, has been sentenced to…
Asaba massacre memorial still in the pipeline in Nigeria
A thousand dead in three days. Even today, the name Asaba resounds in the memory of Nigerians as that of one of the great massacres…
Neither dead nor alive: Mexican mothers seek their missing loved ones
In 2017, Mexico approved a law on Disappearance of Persons and Disappearances Committed by Individuals, which aims to curb “multi-actor” disappearances. But this law is…
Sudan: If Al-Bashir can’t go to the ICC, will the ICC go to Al-Bashir?
48 hours after the stunning news that Sudan’s ex-president Omar Al-Bashir would be handed over to the International Criminal Court (ICC), which has been trying…
The last survivors: growing old with memories of Auschwitz
As he looks at pictures of his parents and sisters who perished in Auschwitz, Szmul Icek begins to tremble, tears clouding his eyes. It may…
Seychelles: He was a blabbermouth, then we never heard of him
Between 6 and 17 January the Seychelles’ Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission heard cases of alleged murders and disappearances, including that of Gilbert Morgan,…