“I don’t even know whether he is still alive or not”: Enforced disappearances in Indonesia Author: Aldo Marchiano Kaligis “Until today, I still keep my son’s National Identity Card and his name on the Family Card. So how can I forget him? How can the government forget him?“ When I
In this article, the author, Jerry Locula, underscores that in addition to the irresistible global solidarity kindled against racial discrimination; constructive steps taken so far in terms of administrative and policy changes following the death of George Floyd have given him tremendous hope. According to the Social Justice Activist, even
Transitional justice for Mali: The impasse? Author: Odette Pires Translated into Spanish by Florencia Prieto For eight years now, Mali has been a scene of a series of armed conflicts involving multiple local, regional, and international actors that are getting more and more entangled in a dead end. Important stakeholders
The best hope for a peaceful world where fundamental human
rights are respected is for democracy to ultimately triumph in fractured societies. However, for that to happen, certain
preconditions must be established including the rule of law, an independent judiciary and
media, a culture that begins to ferociously resists corruption and the
After 30 years, a tribunal has finally been established to bring some of those responsible for the Khmer Rouge attrocities to justice. As Sopheada Phy demonstrates, however, the limited scope and poor design of this tribunal will ensure that the justice served will be superficial at best, as many of
Some have argued that the continued use of force in international relations demonstrates that the prohibition of the use of force in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter is meaningless and outdated. Kanade counters this position with a discourse on the purpose and interpretation of international law, and argues that
Three years after the historic Memorandum of Understanding was signed, Endro Kristanto discusses the long standing struggle between Aceh independence advocates and the Indonesian government, the current challenges to peace, and the necessities of building trust, protecting human rights, and moving towards political reconciliation.
Few people remain unaffected by the recent economic crises, and small organizations dependent on foundations and fundraising efforts are in a particularly difficult position.
In this timely article, originally published by ON THE ISSUES magazine, Marion Banzhaf offers some welcome advice for women's organizations in particular.
The School-to-Prison Pipeline in Massachusetts Author: Nicole Pion Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 12/04/2007 Category: Analysis II In 2003, minority youth in Massachusetts made up 24% of the juvenile population yet constituted a disproportionate 58% of all detention placements and 62% of the youths committed within the