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- International Criminal Court
- Restorative justice
- Truth and Reconciliation
Guide to Restorative Justice Collections
International Center for Transitional Justice records
The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), founded in 2001, is a global non-profit organization that works with partners in post-conflict, conflict, and democratic countries to pursue accountability, truth, and reconciliation for massive human rights abuses. Through a series of measures including criminal prosecutions, truth commissions, reparations programs, and institutional reforms, ICTJ and its partners strive to bring justice and strength to victims, activists, state leaders, and international policy makers. Geographic, Program, and Subject files for over 100 nations are represented in the collection which spans the years 1918 to 2016, with the bulk of the materials from the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
International Monitor Institute. Burma videotapes
Comprises audiovisual materials related to IMI's documentation of contemporary conflicts and human rights violations in Burma (Myanmar). These audiovisual records largely document the activities, interviews, speeches, press conferences and ceremonies of political figures, especially Aung San Suu Kyi, and document the activities of political and military institutions such figures represent, including the All Burma Students Democratic Front (ABSDF), the National League for Democracy (NLD) and the State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC). Records also include extensive network and independent story packages of Burma and footage of human rights conflicts.
International Monitor Institute. Middle East videotapes
Comprises audiovisual materials related to IMI's documentation of contemporary conflicts and human rights violations in the Middle East, including Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Israel, Palestine, and Lebanon.
International Monitor Institute. Rwanda videotapes and audiotapes
Comprises audiovisual materials related to IMI's documentation of contemporary conflicts and human rights violations in Rwanda. The collection contains videotape segments of news broadcasts as well as documentaries of the Rwandan genocide, including footage of massacre sites and refugee camps, and interviews with both victims and perpetrators of the genocide. The collection also contains audiotapes of broadcasts from Radio Télévision Libres des Milles Collines (RTLM) and Radio Rwanda, classified as incitement to genocide, as well as several recordings produced by Reporters without Borders.
International Monitor Institute records
The non-profit agency International Monitor Institute (IMI) operated between 1993 and 2003, primarily to assist international war-crimes tribunals by collecting, indexing and organizing visual evidence of violations of international human rights law. Countries represented include: Burma (Myanmar), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Kuwait, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and Thailand.
Jerome J. Shestack papers
During his time as president of the ABA, Shestack played a role in supporting the creation of the ICC.
Juan E. Méndez papers
Juan E. Méndez is a lawyer and human rights activist who is the former president of the International Center for Transitional Justice and the Special Rapporteur on Torture and the Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide at the United Nations.
Marshall T. Meyer papers
Marshall T. Meyer was an activist rabbi who worked in Argentina during the period of the Dirty War (mid 1970s to mid 1980s). After the return of democracy to Argentina in 1983, Argentine President Raul Alfonsin recruited Meyer to serve on CONADEP (National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons), which led a national investigation to establish the extent of the abuses suffered under the military junta.
National Coalition for Haitian Rights records
National Coalition for Haitian Rights (NCHR) was involved in the discussions to form a truth commission in Haiti in the 1990's.
Peter Storey papers
South African Methodist Church leader and anti-apartheid activist. The collection documents Peter Storey's leadership and active involvement in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa, the South African Council of Churches, the Central Methodist Mission in Johannesburg, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Gun Free South Africa, and other religious and anti-apartheid groups.
Washington Office on Latin America records
WOLA has played a key role in transitional justice projects in Latin America including those in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Peru.