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IW Burundi Policy Brief on Gender-Based Violence
IW Burundi is pleased to present preliminary findings from our ongoing research examining the gender-sensitivity of the justice sector in Burundi.   This latest Policy Brief (December ...
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Debate in Guatemala "Prevention of Violence Against Women"
To contribute to the difficult process of the prevention of violence against women in Guatemala, Impunity Watch, with the support of the Swedish Embassy in Guatemala, has started the project 'P...
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Conference Report on the Prevention of Violence against Women
To contribute to the difficult process of the prevention of violence against women in Guatemala, Impunity Watch, with the support of the Swedish Embassy in Guatemala, has started the project Preven...
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Persaankondiging: Vier ministeries en meer dan vijftig organisaties in actie voor vrouwen in conflictgebieden
Vrijdag 13 december vindt het event ‘Women in Warzones: Security for All’ plaats, het jaarlijkse event van het Nederlands Actieplan 1325 ‘Vrouwen, Vrede, Veiligheid’. Dit ac...
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IW Guatemala Policy Brief on the National Reparations Programme
Ten years after its creation, the National Reparations Programme (PNR) still fails to adequately comply with its mandate in Guatemala, mainly due to institutional weaknesses. Having been created by...
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IW Guatemala publishes Policy Brief about CREOMPAZ
CREOMPAZ, (Comando Regional de Entrenamiento de Operaciones de Paz) is a military base of the Guatemalan Army which is used for training troops from all Central America armies, for the UN Peace Kee...
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Atelier de sensibilisation sur la gestion de la mémoire collective et des mémoires parallèles
Du 21 au 22 novembre 2013 :   Atelier de sensibilisation sur la gestion de la mémoire collective et des mémoires parallèles   Partenaires techniques :...
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Press release of IW Guatemala on delaying tactics of the accused in Genocide case
Impunity Watch expresa su preocupación por la actitud de la Corte de Constitucionalidad de Guatemala, la cual, en vez de resolver sobre la aplicación o no al General  Ríos...
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Burundi Research Report: "Les Victimes à la Une"
In our latest report on Transitional Justice, we present perceptions of truth, justice, reparations and measures of non-recurrence from victims of Burundi's conflicts. The report, Les Victi...
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Press release IW office Guatemala about possible Amnesty for Rios Montt
Impunity Watch expresa su preocupación por la decisión de la Corte de Constitucionalidad de Guatemala, notificada oficialmente el día de ayer, que manda a la Sala Primera de la...
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Prevention of Violence Against Women
Public Forum: Prevention of Violence Against Women The prevention of violence against women was debated during a public discussion forum held on 22 October 2013 in Guatemala City, hosted by Imp...
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Board member Sander Wirken in article "Wordt Vervolgd"
Sander Wirken, Board Member of Impunity Watch, is interviewed for the Dutch magazine "Wordt Vervolgd" of Amnesty International about the documentary on Attorney Genera...
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RECOM Initiative Wins Support of Croatian and Serb
The campaign for a truth commission to examine abuses committed during the wars of Yugoslavia’s dissolution has in recent weeks won important political support. In separate meetings with repr...
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Women, Peace & Security: Challenges for the Advancement of UN SC Resolution 1325 in Guatemala
In our latest Policy Brief from our Guatemala office ('Mujeres, Paz y Seguridad. Retos para el avance de la Resolución 1325 en Guatemala'), we analyse the actions that have been take...
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IW Condemns Arbitrary Exhumations in Kivyuka
On Monday 8 July 2013, the Burundian local authorities in the province of Bubanza exhumed three mass graves in the village of Kivyuka, Musigati commune without the assistance of any forensic expert...
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IW quoted in article La Hor
Impunity Watch's statement on the annulment of the trial against Rios Montt was quoted in an article of the Guatemalan newspaper La Hora.
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New Monitoring Report on Guatemala: La Hora Verdad
On 7 June 2013, IW Guatemala presented their Monitoring report "Transitional Justice in Guatemala 2012". The office in Guatemala has a monitoring system to periodically measure the pr...
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Guatemalan women hold Tribunal of Conscience
The women had waited almost thirty years to speak publicly of the crimes they suffered. Even after all this time, they had to tell their stories behind a curtain so that their identities would not ...
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AJR Statement to the UN Forum on Indigenous Issues
The Association for Justice and Reconciliation in Guatemala issued a Statement to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues,12th Session New York, NY, May 22, 2013. Statement i...
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IW Welcomes the Conviction of Rios Montt
The Platform against Impunity in Guatemala welcomed the conviction of Ríos Montt for Genocide on May 10, 2013. During a historic trial, Ríos Montt was sentenced to 80 years in prison ...
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FONGI Statement on Genocide Case
The Forum of International NGOs in Guatemala issued a statement on the Genocide Case against Rios Montt.  Statement in Spanish
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Board member Dr. M.Brinton Lykes honored with two awards
In recognition of her sustained and enduring humanitarian services to underserved populations and her many contributions to international psychology Dr. M. Brinton Lykes received the International ...
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