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countries emerging from a violent past.
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Impunity Watch promotes accountability for past atrocities in countries emerging from a violent past. We work together with national civil society groups to produce research-based policy advice, monitor levels of impunity and advocate for tailored policy solutions.


In the Shadow of Politics: Victim Participation in the Kenyan ICC Cases - New IW Research Report
Impunity Watch (IW) is pleased to announce the publication of a new research report “In the Shadow of Politics: Victim Participation in the Kenyan ICC Cases”. The study critically exami...
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The Past Should not be Forgotten: Victims’ Participation in Honduran Truth Commissions - New IW Research Report
Impunity Watch (IW) is pleased to announce the publication of a new research report “The Past Should not be Forgotten: Victims’ Participation in Honduran Truth Commissions”. The r...
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Brief aan Ministers Ploumen en Koenders: verhoging bijdrage IAHCR
Both Ends, Oxfam Novib en Impunity Watch roepen de Ministers Koenders en Ploumen in een gezamenlijke brief op tot het verhogen van de financiële bijdrage aan de Inter Amerikaanse Commissie voo...
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Opening of the trial of the CREOMPAZ case
International organisations celebrate the opening of the trial of the case CREOMPAZ. Read the press release of ASFC, CEJIL, DPLF, GHRC, International Platform Against Impunity, WOLA,  and Impu...
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We Struggle With Dignity: Victims’ Participation in Transitional Justice in Guatemala - New IW Research Report
Impunity Watch (IW) is pleased to announce the publication of a new research report “We Struggle With Dignity: Victims’ Participation in Transitional Justice in Guatemala”. The re...
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The victim zone and collective reparation in Tunisia: “So rich and yet so poor….”
As part of its research efforts accompanying the process of transitional justice in Tunisia, the Transitional Justice Barometer Project, a partnership involving Kawakibi Democracy Transition Center...
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Scoping Study "Transitional Justice Practice: Looking Back, Moving Forward"
Impunity Watch is pleased to announce the publication of a new research report entitled “Transitional Justice Practice: Looking Back, Moving Forward.” Authored by Vasuki Nesiah, and pro...
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Monitoring Resolution 1325 in Guatemala
United Nations Security Council Resolution, UNCSR, 1325 underlines the responsibility that States have to end impunity and to trial those responsible of any type of violence against women and girls...
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Victim Participation and Transitional Justice in Cambodia: the case of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC)
Impunity Watch is pleased to announce the publication of a new research report, entitled “Victim Participation and Transitional Justice in Cambodia: the case of the Extraordinary Chambers in ...
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Caso Molina Theissen: oportunidad histórica para encontrar justicia 35 años después
Ciudad de Guatemala, Washington, D.C. y San José, 18 de abril de 2016.- Mañana tendrá lugar una nueva audiencia en el proceso judicial sobre la desaparición forzada de M...
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Burundi’s TRC officially launched: but will victims participate?
On 4 March 2016, in Kayanza in the country’s north, Burundi’s President officially launched the operational phase of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and its popular awaren...
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International NGO Coalition Urges President Morales to Act Transparently
As a coalition of international human rights groups, we have followed with great interest the selection process for the Guatemalan Constitutional Court (Corte de Constitucionalidad de Guatemala), a...
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Brave women break the silence and impunity in Guatemala
For the first time a Guatemalan court has recognized sexual slavery as a crime against humanity and a weapon of war, applying international human rights standards. The sentence orders reparations m...
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The “Barundikazi” – Burundian Women’s Quest for a Voice in the Peace Process
​The “Barundikazi” – the women and girls of Burundi – have been at the center of the current political and security crisis, as victims, activists and peacebuilders. Th...
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Guatemala Sepur Zarco Trial updates
According to Impunity Watch’s work to promote accountability for past atrocities in countries emerging from a violent past, we have followed closely the development of the Sepur Zarco Case of...
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"One should not rejoice when the neighbour's hut burns" Regional Dynamics Facing the Burundian Crisis
Reflecting on the crisis in Burundi, a Congolese youth in Goma, North Kivu, asserted, “One should not rejoice when the neighbour's hut burns".   This reflection came d...
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First trial for sexual slavery and violence during the armed conflict in Guatemala started: the Sepur Zarco Case
International organizations applaud the initiation of the first trial for sexual slavery and violence during the armed conflict in Guatemala: the Sepur Zarco Case. The Sepur Zarco case trial w...
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Crisis in Burundi: African solutions…?
On the occasion of the 26th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, our latest Briefing Note from Burundi draws on research conducted in the provinces and the wider Great Lakes Region (DRC and Rw...
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International Organisations support the effort of the Public Ministry of Guatemala in cases of Transitional Justice
CEJIL, DPLF, GHRC, IW, International Platform Against Impunity and WOLA raise their voices jointly to demain justice for all serious violation of human rights which go still unpunished to date. We ...
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Brave and thorough action by Guatemala's Public Prosecutor's office and Justice System
Impunity Watch congratulates the Public Prosecutor's Office and the Guatemalan justice system for bravely and consistently combating impunity for crimes of the past and present.  In recent...
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The Special Court for Kosovo: Enhancing societal impact through improved outreach
PAX and Impunity Watch are happy to present its first joint policy note of their 2016-2020 strategic partnership. This policy note abbreviates the substantive evidence base reflected in Impunity Wa...
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Report on Asia Exchange 'Memory for Change'
Impunity Watch (IW) is pleased to announce the publication of its report based upon the Asia Exchange Meeting ‘Memory for Change’, held in Bangkok from 3-7 November 2014. It was organis...
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