Transitional Justice in the Arab Region: Between Complexities and Standardization

A Conversation with Habib Nassar:

Please join the Transitional Justice Network for a conversation with Middle East expert Habib Nassar about the latest developments in transitional justice in the Arab region.

Please note the discussion will start at 6:00 p.m. and will take place this Thursday, November 21 in the New York Law School Boardroom, W204.


Transitional Justice in the Arab Region: Between Complexities and Standardization

A Conversation with Habib Nassar:

Please join the Transitional Justice Network for a conversation with Middle East expert Habib Nassar about the latest developments in transitional justice in the Arab region.

Please note the discussion will start at 6:00 p.m. and will take place this Thursday, November 21 in the New York Law School Boardroom, W204. 
 
Link for flyer can be found below.

Director for Middle East and North Africa
Habib Nassar is the director for the Middle East and North Africa and is responsible for developing PILnet’s programs in the region. He has <Read More>


Brazil’s reckoning with transitional justice

On November 14, 2014, please join the New York Law School Transitional Justice Network for a conversation with Brazilian Transitional Justice Expert Marcelo D. Torelly about Brazil’s amnesty dilemma for dictatorship-era criminals.

This event is co-sponsored by the NYLS Institute for Global Law, Justice and Policy and the ASIL Transitional Justice and Rule of Law Interest Group; and chaired by Professor Ruti Teitel, the Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law at New York Law School.

Marcelo D. Torelly is currently a visiting researcher <Read More>


Is transitional justice a measurement of democracy?

 

Current definitions of democracies often focus on electoral process and victory, but might not the response to past repression be more important? A number of the world’s countries have a legacy of corrupted political institutions and repressive governments. Today, many of these countries including Egypt, Syria and Tunisia are rising from these legacies. Since the post-communist world, democracy has been promoted as the governance system the above-mentioned countries should transition to for a peaceful future. More recently, societies and international development actors have begun <Read More>


Operation Actual Justice

By Professor Ruti Teitel

NEW YORK – Barack Obama has promised to send a group of 100 armed United States military personnel to Uganda – a high-powered posse to help bring to heel (and to justice) the notorious war criminal Joseph Kony, the leader of a brutal rebel group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army. “These forces will act as advisers to partner forces that have the goal of removing from the battlefield Joseph Kony and other senior leadership of the <Read More>