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Out of many perspectives comes one history

Out of many perspectives comes one history

History and memorials are not the spoils of the victor. In a panel discussion held during the 27th Human Rights Council, Human Rights special rapporteurs discussed with guests and Member States the best way to ensure that history teaching and memorialization processes are being used as a way of fostering mutual understanding between communities so as not to repeat past wrongs.
Tunisians seeking the right to the truth

Tunisians seeking the right to the truth

The United Nations Human Rights Office in Tunisia is working with the interim Government and various stakeholders including victims and civil society organizations, towards the establishment of a comprehensive transitional justice process that would promote the truth about the past, and provide reparations and justice for all.
“Every citizen has the right to have a say”

“Every citizen has the right to have a say”

Several countries across the Middle East and North Africa turn to transitional justice principles to assist in the move away from authoritarianism to more democratic and inclusive systems of governance.
Healing the wounds of the past for a better future in Togo

Healing the wounds of the past for a better future in Togo

The Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission of Togo releases its final report on half a century of political violence in that country.

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