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A lifelong battle for human rights
Giorgio Malinverni has been President of TRIAL International for the past six years. As his term comes to an end, he loo...
Why the Working Group on Enforced Disappearances should go to Burundi
02.05.2017 - (Last modified: 09.10.2017)
Citing numerous cases of enforced disappearances, TRIAL International calls on the United Nations Working Group on Enfor...
Reed Brody: “The greatest lesson from Habré’s trial is that justice is achievable”
Reed Brody fought at the side of Hissène Habré’s victims until Habré’s conviction and life sentence were upheld in April...
Women are powerful actors of change
Once a year, the international community remembers women are not only victims: they also have agency. Close your eyes an...
DRC: TRIAL intervenes as expert in reparations case
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Could the ordeal of Lemera’s victims finally end? An unrelated case before African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Righ...
No, Mr. Trump: torture can never be legal
President Trump’s support for torture goes against everything TRIAL International fights for. In a recent television in...
Burundi: a “standardised crisis”?
24.01.2017 - (Last modified: 25.01.2017)
The country showed no sign of improvement in 2016, perpetuating a detrimental situation for human rights. By definition,...
From ICC to Universal Jurisdiction: the battle against impunity for sexual crimes
20.12.2016 - (Last modified: 31.01.2019)
The relevance of universal jurisdiction for torture or genocide has been widely acknowledged in the last few years. Time...
International Day for Human Rights: persisting and persevering
We celebrate the International Day for Human Rights at the close of a rough year for international justice. In spite of...
Call it for what it is: why rejecting the term “genocide” is not merely a legal debate
Bosnia & Herzegovina
On the 68th anniversary of the Convention against Genocide, Bosnia and Herzegovina is still struggling to come to terms...
France convicts Rwandan national for genocide, other States should follow its example
The District Court of Bobigny (France) upheld a guilty verdict against Pascal Simbikangwa for genocide and crimes agains...
ICC withdrawals: international justice needs our unbending support
01.11.2016 - (Last modified: 07.11.2016)
South Africa’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC), followed closely by Gambia and Burundi, has made...
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