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Truth, Justice, Reparation and Non-Repetition - Carr Center reflects on Colombia

April 19, 2019

On April 12, 2019, the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy hosted a discussion with former Colombian President Juan Manual Santos on the Integrated System for Truth, Justice, Reparation and Non-Repetition, created as a result of the peace accord between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas.

We invited leading researchers in each of the four areas of transitional justice to share their perspectives on key aspects of the 'Integrated System' of Transitional Justice. In this conversation, we sought to identify adequate measures for evaluating the...

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The ICC’s Afghanistan Decision

April 16, 2019

A Pre-Trial Chamber at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected the Prosecutor’s request, filed nearly 18 months ago, to open an investigation of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan, including of allegations that U.S. forces and the CIA committed acts of torture there.

Read (and hear) from faculty about this recent decision.

Read Alex Whiting's recent piece in Just...

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Media Advisory - The War on Voting Rights

April 11, 2019

The War on Voting Rights
Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy issues new report outlining current attacks on U.S. voting rights

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The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy has released a report in advance of the 2020 Presidential election outlining the various attacks on the right to vote in the U.S. The report highlights the domestic ‘war on voting rights’ and the policy shifts...

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