Revisiting the Arab Spring: Justice in Times of Transition

Mr. Habib Nassar, a prominent human rights attorney and transitional justice advocate with 10 years of experience in the Middle East and in North Africa, visited New York Law School on February 28th, 2013 to discuss the political conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa and the evolving trends of transitional justice resulting from these conflicts.

Truth Commission in the 21st Century: Is this the Spring needed in the Arab Spring?

When protestors marched to Tahrir Square on January 25, 2011, the one goal they had set in mind was to end the years of police brutality and political corruption that had permeated throughout the government. By engaging in a campaign of non-violent resistance, the protestors sought to garner enough support from the international community to overthrow the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and establish a system that would guarantee the protection of <Read More>