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Guatemala, being a country living in post conflict, is experiencing different forms of violence. The high rates of violence against women and sexual violence requires urgent action. The United Nati...
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Redress for Kenyans after the ICC: Perspectives and possibilities - Side Event ASP
International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) and Impunity Watch invites you to a panel discussion on redress for Kenyans after the ICC. Wednesday 23 N...
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Future National Reparations Plan Guatemala at Risk
Impunity Watch Guatemala expresses its concern about the future of the National Reparations Program (PNR) since the 2016 draft budget allocates only 25 million quetzales. Read full Alert in Spanish...
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Contrasting Notions of History and Collective Memory in Tunisia
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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Impunity Watch supports the Clean Hands for Justice Campaign in Guatemala
On October 12 in Guatemala, the "Clean Hands" campaign (Manos Limpias) was relaunched to promote integrity and ethics within the judiciary. The campaign is driven by the association of ju...
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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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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 examines victim par...
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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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Transitional Justice Barometer: Contrasting Notions of History and Collective Memory
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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Victim Participation in Guatemala: We Struggle with Dignity
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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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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Transitional Justice Barometer: The Victim Zone and Collective Reparation in Tunisia
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,...
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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 Historica Para encontrar Justicia 35 Anos Despues
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 Breakt 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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National Day of Dignity of Victims
Impunity Watch expresses its solidarity with the victims and survivors of the internal armed conflict, and reaffirms its commitment to Guatemalan society to continue to support their efforts to bui...
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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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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 wh...
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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 Through 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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