On the 2nd of November, after almost four weeks of trial, Paris Cour d’assisses found Mr Kunti Kamara guilty of crimes against humanity and several other crimes. Mr Kamara, 48, is a former member and regional commander of the rebel group United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy (ULIMO), which was active during Liberia’s first …
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Begümhan I. Simsir is a policy and research intern at the IFRC. She holds an LL.M. in IHL and human rights from the Geneva Academy. Her LL.M. thesis focused on the protection of wounded and sick hors de combat with a focus on mental health. She graduated from the Turkish German University Law School with a thesis focused on the protection of girl soldiers during and after armed conflicts. She has worked with various organizations, including Human Rights Measurement Initiative, Generation Human Rights, UNESCO, Airwars and the International Review of the Red Cross.(Visited 24 times, 3 visits today)
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Waiting for Dignity. Legitimacy and Authority in Afghanistan
In Waiting for Dignity, Florian Weigand investigates legitimacy and its absence in Afghanistan. Drawing on hundreds of interviews, he examines the perspectives of ordinary people in Afghanistan as well as those of rival claimants to authority: insurgents, warlords, members of parliament, security forces, and community leaders.