Recent News from the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation

Final remarks by our bloggers on storytelling and the law - The IHJR would like to give a warm thank you to our bloggers, Tiffany Wong and Ludo Aerts, for their fascinating insights on the relationship between history and the courtroom. Over the past several weeks, they have attended firsthand courtrooms in The Hague to inform us about the complexities of justice and history as it […]
Blog post 3: Laurent Gbagbo, Blé Goudé, Bosco Ntaganda, and contesting narratives at the International Criminal Court. By Tiffany Wong and Ludo Aerts - (1) On April 21st and 22nd, two status conferences took place at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. The first covered the joint case against Laurent Gbagbo, the former President of Ivory Coast and Charles Blé Goudé, his former Minister. The second status conference concerned Bosco Ntaganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo. […]


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