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Swiss radio highlights Ndeke Luka role in Central African Republic

24-06-2016

Hippolyte Marboua, Deputy Editor of Radio Ndeke Luka, was this week interviewed on Swiss public radio RTS as he was visiting Lausanne. On the RTS programme “Tout un monde”, he talked about Radio Ndeke Luka’s work in the context of a political and economic crisis that has led to inter-religious violence in the Central African Republic (CAR).

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JusticeInfo.net: US, France Backed Convicted Chad Dictator according to HRW

28-06-2016 Hits:5 News Oliver Galfetti - avatar Oliver Galfetti

  Breakfast at Lomé with Hissène Habré 1986 with french president François Mitterrand and prime minister Jacques Chirac© 1986 Daniel Janin /AFP/Getty Images   The United States and France supported Hissène Habré, the former Chadian dictator who was convicted of atrocity crimes on May 30, 2016, throughout his rule, Human Rights Watch said in two reports released today.The 64-page report, “Enabling a Dictator: The United States and Chad’s Hissène Habré 1982-1990s,” and the 142-page “Hissène Habré: Supported by France, Convicted by Africa,” describe how France, and especially the United States, were pivotal in bringing Habré to power, despite his reputation for brutality. Human Rights...

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JusticeInfo.net: Argentine anniversary puts truth-justice balance into the spotlight

27-06-2016 Hits:13 News Oliver Galfetti - avatar Oliver Galfetti

  Members of the Madres and Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo Human Rights organizations and demonstrators carry a large banner with portraits of people disappeared in the 1976-1983 military dictatorship.AFP PHOTO/EITAN ABRAMOVICH EITAN ABRAMOVICH / AFP   On 24 March 2016, hundreds of thousands of Argentines flooded the streets around Buenos Aires’ Plaza de Mayo to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the country’s bloody 1976 military coup.  The date also marked the UN Day on the Right to Truth, making it a unique invitation to reassess Argentina’s transitional justice legacy 33 years after the post-coup regime collapsed, in the aftermath of economic collapse...

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JusticeInfo.net: “Transitional justice is well-suited to the Central African Republic”

22-06-2016 Hits:27 News Oliver Galfetti - avatar Oliver Galfetti

CAR Touadéra leaving a polling station on February 14, 2016Photo Issouf Sanogo/AFP   Didier Niewiadowski travelled all over the Central African Republic (CAR) from 2008 to 2012 when he was cooperation and cultural advisor at the French embassy. This academic who also taught law for years in other African countries, urges new CAR President Faustin Archange Touadéra to put a transitional justice process in place quickly, because building up a normal judicial system is a long-term project in the country’s current context. In an interview with JusticeInfo, the French jurist also said he thinks the new president’s slogan “breaking with the past” needs...

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JusticeInfo.net: Argentine anniversary puts truth-justice balance into the spotlight

20-06-2016 Hits:24 News Oliver Galfetti - avatar Oliver Galfetti

Members of the Madres and Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo Human Rights organizations and demonstrators carry a large banner with portraits of people disappeared in the 1976-1983 military dictatorship.AFP PHOTO/EITAN ABRAMOVICH EITAN ABRAMOVICH / AFP   On 24 March 2016, hundreds of thousands of Argentines flooded the streets around Buenos Aires’ Plaza de Mayo to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the country’s bloody 1976 military coup.  The date also marked the UN Day on the Right to Truth, making it a unique invitation to reassess Argentina’s transitional justice legacy 33 years after the post-coup regime collapsed, in the aftermath of economic collapse...

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