Category Archives: News
By Sonja Dechian | Published: July 18, 2012
Siân Darling's film 'You'd Sing Too' documents stories of artists who have survived the refugee experience, exploring the idea of healing through creative expression.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: June 28, 2012
Guest contributor David P. Forsythe, emeritus professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, on the rights of suspected terrorists in the United States.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: April 18, 2012
This April marks twenty years since the start of the war in Bosnia-Hercegovina.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: April 2, 2012
Guest contributor Dr.Vincent Druliolle on the suspension of controversial Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon and the implications for memory and justice in Spain.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: March 23, 2012
THE UN Human Rights Council has passed a resolution urging Sri Lanka to allow an independent investigation into allegations of war crimes committed during the country's civil war against the Tamil Tigers.
By Onur Bakiner | Published: March 3, 2012
The French Constitutional Council has ruled that a bill criminalising the denial of genocide is unconstitutional.
By Onur Bakiner | Published: February 29, 2012
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada published an interim report and a historical document on February 24, 2012.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: February 24, 2012
Cambodia’s war crimes court has announced the publication of a series of confessions and apologies made by former Khmer Rouge prison director, Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: February 20, 2012
February 19 marked the 70th anniversary of US President Roosevelt's signing of Executive Order 9066 which cleared the way for the relocation of Japanese Americans to internment camps during World War 2.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: February 16, 2012
The Sri Lankan army has agreed to investigate allegations that war crimes were committed by troops in 2009, during the country’s civil war against Tamil rebels.