Transitional Justice Syllabi
A list of over 140 other course syllabi from around the world and across a host of disciplines has been compiled by David Backer and can be found here.
Transitional Justice Movies
Transitional Justice Centers and Resources
The International Center for Transitional Justice is an international non-profit organization that works to assist state institutions and policymakers in societies in the aftermath of mass atrocity and repression.
The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation is a multi-disciplinary institute that works to prevent violence and build reconciliation, democracy and a human rights culture in South Africa and in other countries in Africa.
The International Journal of Transitional Justice publishes articles in the field of transitional justice. Topics include, but are not limited to: truth commissions, universal jurisdiction, post-conflict social reconciliation, victim and perpetrator studies, international and domestic prosecutions, institutional transformation, vetting, memorialization, reparations and ex-combatant reintegration.
The Transitional Justice Working Paper Series is part of the Human Rights, Global Justice & Democracy in Latin America project, an initiative funded by the Open Society Institute. It is based on an international symposium, "Human Rights Tribunals in Latin America: The Fujimori Trial in Comparative Perspective," held on October 2, 2008 in Washington, D.C.
Radio Netherlands Worldwide reports on international justice, offering news and analysis on war crimes, human rights abuses and genocide.
Strategic Choices in the Design of Truth Commissions organizes the leading research on five key truth commissions in a format that is usable by decision-makers in designing future truth commissions, enabling them to identify the critical factors and potential solutions relevant to their societies.
The Truth Commission Digital Collection, part of the Margarita S. Studemeister Digital Library in International Conflict Management, contains profiles of truth commissions from nations worldwide, offering general background information on the composition of each body, links to the official legislative text establishing such commissions, and each commission's final reports and findings.
The Project on International Courts and Tribunals is a network of practitioners and researchers that focuses on the study of international courts and tribunals and the implications of their operation for the broader field of international law.
Track Impunity Always: TRIAL is a Swiss association based in Geneva that aims to put the law at the service of victims of international crimes, including genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and forced disappearances.
Fujimori on Trial: Accountability in Action is a blog providing updated news and analysis on the case of Fujimori, as well as posts for every session of the hearing.
Grotian Moment, The International War Crimes Trial Blog, is an award-winning forum for discussion of developments relating to major war crimes trials.
The Cox Center War Crimes Research Portal contains links to websites related to international humanitarian law, text of research memoranda on issues pending before the International Criminal Tribunals, a research guide to international humanitarian law and tribunals, and an “instant analysis” on topics in international criminal law.
The War Crimes Studies Center at University of California at Berkeley is a university based research organization that works in the areas of trail monitoring, archival resource development, education and civic outreach, and justice sector capacity building. The center seeks to promote the rule of law, accountability, and human rights in post-conflict societies in Asia, Africa, and Europe that are seeking to provide their citizens with justice and accountability.
The Genocide Studies Program at Yale University is a research organization that focuses on comparative, interdisciplinary, and policy issues concerning genocide. The program has provided training to researchers in affiliated regions and maintains research projects on the Nazi Holocaust, the genocides in Bosnia and Darfur, the genocides in colonial and indigenous communities, and the catastrophes that took place in Cambodia, Rwanda, and East Timor.
The Avalon Project at the Yale Law School Lillian Goldman Law Library is a database of digital documents that contain static text as well as supporting documents, relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy, and Government.
The International Humanitarian Law Research Initiative is a Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research at Harvard University, which aims to (i) develop and support an international network of human rights experts working on the implementation and enforcement of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and (ii) to serve as a resource for initiatives relating to the development of IHL.
Established by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) in 2005, the Governance and Social Development Resource Centre provides high quality, timely resource information to support international development project and programme planning, policy-making, and other activities in the field.
A joint project by the Law Faculties of the University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, and Humboldt University, Berlin, this bibliography includes around 2000 texts in English and German on transitional justice mechanisms, international law, history and democratisation, and a country index featuring texts from Africa (particularly South Africa), Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, the USA and Latin America.
This guide provides further links to relevant internet resources, news sources, academic centers, programs and institutes, academic articles, and non-governmental organizations.
This group was formed in 2005 and is composed of an international team of academics and practitioners who conduct research, teaching and consultancy work in the area of transitional justice at the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.
Official Websites of Trials and Truth Commissions
The official website of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, mandated to try those who bear the greatest responsibility for serious violations of international humanitarian law and Sierra Leonean law committed in the territory of Sierra Leone since 30 November 1996.
International and Regional Courts
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