Water scarcity – A global problem

Mathilde Thorsen (2018)

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Vannmangel er vårt problem Mathilde Thorsen:25. mars 2018 07:00, oppdatert 23. mars 2018 12:29 I flere uker i starten av året så det ut som om at den sørafrikanske byen Cape Town, som var rammet av den verste tørken på over 100 år, kunne gå tom for vann. Nå har «Day zero», dagen hvor Cape Town skulle gå […]

Caliban Unleashed: What role for strategic litigation in an illiberal era?

Alicia Yamin (2018)

Author: Alicia Ely Yamin What is the role for strategic litigation of social rights, and in particular health rights, in a world where democratic social practices and institutions are loosing ground and where conservative agendas seek to revoke the rights of minorities? In a recent article in “Open Global Rights”, Alicia  Ely Yamin argue that […]

Transitional Justice for Human Rights: The Legacy and Future of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions

Elin Skaar (2018)

Book Chapter by Elin Skaar (2018)  in Gerd Oberleitner (ed.) International Human Rights Institutions, Tribunals and Courts. International Human Rights Singapore: Springer.  Truth commissions are an integral component of transitional justice, that is, formal and informal mechanisms set up by the state or civil society to address human rights violations committed in the past. This chapter examines […]

Comisiones de la Verdad de Chile: Verdad y Reparaciones como Política de Estado

Sol Hourcade, Federico Ghelfi, Luz Palmás Zaldua, Marcela Perelman (2018)

This CMI report  (2018:14) was written by Sol Hourcade, Federico Ghelfi, Luz Palmás Zaldua, Marcela Perelman for the research project entitled “Beyond Words: Implementing Latin American Truth Commission Recommendations”. The research project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway, is funded by the Research Council of Norway (2015-2017) and headed by Elin Skaar. This publication […]

Comisión del Esclarecimiento Histórico: Guatemala, entre la memoria del silencio y el silencio de la memoria

Héctor Centeno Martín (2018)

This CMI report  (2018:13) was written by Héctor Centeno Martín for the research project entitled “Beyond Words: Implementing Latin American Truth Commission Recommendations”. The research project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway, is funded by the Research Council of Norway (2015-2017) and headed by Elin Skaar. This publication is in Spanish. El Informe Final […]

La Comisión de la Verdad para El Salvador: Manteniendo la paz a cambio de justicia

Elena Martínez-Barahona, Sonia Rubio-Padilla, Héctor Centeno Martín, Martha Gutiérrez-Salazar (2018)

This CMI report  (2018:12) was written by Elena Martínez-Barahona, Sonia Rubio-Padilla, Héctor Centeno Martín, Martha Gutiérrez-Salazar for the research project entitled “Beyond Words: Implementing Latin American Truth Commission Recommendations”. The research project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway, is funded by the Research Council of Norway (2015-2017) and headed by Elin Skaar. This publication […]

Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Truth Commissions: The Chilean Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Historical Perspective

Elin Skaar (2018)

Elin Skaar has written a book review of Anita Ferrara (2015) Assessing the long-term impact of truth commissions: The Chilean truth and reconciliation commission in historical perspective (Abingdon: Routledge). The review appeared in The Irish Yearbook of International Law, Volume 11-12, 2016-17 It is part of the “Beyond Words: Latin American Truth Commissions’ Recommendations” project. Read more: https://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/the-irish-yearbook-of-international-law-volume-11-12-2016-17-9781509925643/

Building a better world by establishing a Truth Commission: Incomplete healing in El Salvador

Stener Ekern (2018)

This CMI working paper (2018:7) was written by Stener Ekern for the research project entitled “Beyond Words: Implementing Latin American Truth Commission Recommendations”. The research project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway, is funded by the Research Council of Norway (2015-2017) and headed by Elin Skaar. On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to […]

Diktatorens lærebok: Kapittelet om Tanzania

Lise Rakner (2018)

Rakner, L. (2018). "Diktatorens lærebok: Kapittelet om Tanzania". Bistandsaktuelt, 12.11.2018.

Lise Rakner (2018) MENINGER: Det går utforbakke med demokratiet og rettsstaten i Tanzania, skriver professor Lise Rakner. Stormangrepet på alle som kunne tenkes å kritisere regjeringspartiet (CCM) i Tanzania kan så langt i 2018 noterer følgende seire: Den nye Internettloven (Online Content Act) gir regjeringen ubegrenset rett til å overvåke alt som publiseres på nett […]

Love in Law – The Indian Supreme Court decides in favour of LGBT persons

Vikram Kolmanskogg (2018)

On 6 September 2018, the Indian Supreme Court delivered a 493-page-long verdict on LGBT rights and love.“Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India” is arguably one of the most progressive and comprehensive verdicts that the world has seen in this field of law till date. In the following, I will highlight a few important aspects […]