Burundi: child soldiers: the challenge of demobilisation
The intention of this document is to reiterate key principles underlying the process of demobilisation and reintegration and to appeal to all parties as well as relevant sectors of the international community to create, manage and support successful demobilisation, disengagement and reintegration of Burundi’s child soldiers.
Bosnia-Herzegovina: honouring the ghosts: challenging impunity for disappearances
This document states that disappearances represent perhaps the largest unresolved human rights issue in Bosnia-Herzegovina. The number of victims and their relatives is huge. Virtually no cases have resulted in those responsible having been brought to justice and the trauma of relatives and dependants left behind has not healed. As is the case with other … Continue reading Bosnia-Herzegovina: honouring the ghosts: challenging impunity for disappearances
Indonesia/Timor Leste: international responsibility for justice
This briefing provides a short analysis of the parallel justice processes for crimes committed in Timor-Leste during 1999, which are currently in progress in Timor-Leste and Indonesia. It also gives recommendations on next steps that must be taken to overcome the obstacles to delivering the justice to which the people of Timor-Leste are entitled and … Continue reading Indonesia/Timor Leste: international responsibility for justice
Bosnia-Herzegovina: to bury my brothers’ bones
This report discusses the fate of those missing in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and the necessary processes the local and international communities will have to go through before any kind of normality can be resumed in the area, and refugees can begin to return.