For the past two years the world has watched as the conflict in Syria has grown. What began as street protests against President Bashar al-Assad’s government in 2011 has escalated into a civil war, as the opposition to the Syrian government has become an organized military and political force in Syria. Given the nearly impossible task of collecting evidence of human rights violations after fact, there has been action by groups outside Syria who are already planning a transitional justice <Read More>
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.
On Thursday, February 7, 2013, members of the New York Law School community and Transitional Justice Network had the opportunity of hearing from Human Rights Officer Dr. Kora Andrieu on the continuing transitional justice process in Tunisia. The talk could not have come at a more relevant time as Tunisian opposition leader Chokri Belaid was shot outside his home just the day prior. Dr. Andrieu spoke honestly and openly about her work in the Office for the High Commissioner for <Read More>