Lori Perkovich reports on a United Nations panel discussion of the conflict-related sexual violence that plagues the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Guatemala: Fighting for the Future Reply
Justice in Guatemala faces a new challenge as a dynamic attorney general is told to step down in May. Barbara Borst reports in the final article of a four-part series.
Reflections on Rwandan genocide 1
2014 is the twentieth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. Over 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed in three months. American development and humanitarian worker, Carl Wilkens was there. Leslie Dewees reports.
Guatemala: Digging Up the Past Reply
Even during the 36-year-long conflict, a few determined people in Guatemala gathered evidence of the atrocities being committed. Their work contributes directly to hopes for justice today, as Barbara Borst reports.
Guatemala: Calling on the International Community Reply
Guatemala has asked the United Nations twice for assistance in establishing peace and justice. Barbara Borst reports in the second of four articles on Guatemala.
Guatemala: The Quest for Justice Reply
After decades of armed conflict and violent crime, Guatemalans are striving to build a justice system that works. Barbara Borst reports in the first of a series of articles.
Rwanda: Lessons on Preventing Genocide 1
The general who led United Nations peacekeepers during the Rwanda genocide says early warning signs are the key to preventing atrocities. Hadley Griffin reports.
Zimbabwe’s Poor Restart Reply
Prominent Zimbabwean attorney and human rights activist Beatrice Mtetwa talks about the problems with her country’s new constitution and new government, as Barbara Borst reports.
Preventing Political Violence in Kenya Reply
A new study assesses how Kenya avoided another round of widespread ethnic violence in the March 2013 elections and what steps it still needs to take. Barbara Borst reports.
Egypt: Reflections on Revolution Reply
Cairo professor Khaled Fahmy discusses the political and social turmoil in Egypt since the revolution of January 2011 and the army intervention of July 2013. Barbara Borst reports.
Middle East Startups: More than Good Intentions Reply
Thalia Beaty reports on programs to strengthen entrepreneurs in a region undergoing economic as well as political transformation.