July 14, 2016
Yesterday afternoon, El Salvador’s Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that could change the face of justice in the country. The court...
Reviews
July 7, 2016
In an interview given to Le Monde in 2010, Algerian historian Mohammed Harbi declared that “[s]ince [Algerian] independence, history is...
Conversations
May 6, 2016
In late 2013, South Sudan erupted into civil war. The fledgling government, which had taken power just two years earlier during the formal...
Opinion
March 2, 2016
When Dominic Ongwen stood before the International Criminal Court on January 21, he confronted a team of prosecutors and judges presenting...
blog
February 7, 2016
Last month, a court in Spain issued a request for the arrest of seventeen former military officers connected to crimes committed during El...
Conversations
January 19, 2016
The genocide retrial of former Guatemalan strongman José Efraín Rios Montt, a process which has been plagued by interruptions and delays...
Poetry
December 1, 2014
Editor's Introduction Nathaniel Farrell’s book-length poem, Newcomer (Ugly Duckling, 2014), from which these excerpts originate, could be...
column
October 21, 2014
Violence is a key ingredient of human storytelling: from our first oral tales, violent acts have heightened audience attention and...
Opinion
October 15, 2014
Tales of repression and subjugation are ubiquitous in the military-ruled northernmost borderland of India, the state of Jammu and Kashmir...