François Sergent

François Sergent was editor-in-chief of Justice Info from its launch in 2015 until the summer of 2018. During this time he published numerous articles on transitional justice. He has a career in the world of journalism and has been assistant editor of the newspaper Libération. In particular, he held the positions of correspondent in London and Washington, head of the World Service, editor-in-chief. From 2009 to 2013 he is a member of the Thematic Council at the Geneva Film and Human Rights Film Festival (FIFDH). François Sergent studied in Paris where he obtained his degree in Political Science, in Advanced Studies in Economics completed by a degree in History at the Sorbonne.

Week in Review: Tunisian trial and questions on UN judge selection

An important event of the transitional justice week was the start of trial in Tunisia in the case of Kamel Matmati, who was kidnapped by former president Ben Ali’s police, died under torture 27 years ago and his body disappeared without a trace.  Kamel Matmati's case was transferred by the Truth and Dignity Commission on March […]
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