Brandon Hambers homepage, an academic that focuses on the psychological implications of strategies for dealing with a violent political past such as truth commissions, reconciliation as a theoretical and applicable concept, truth recovery processes and transitional justice more broadly, healing and dealing with the psychological legacy of violence, as well as comparative research on violence and crime in countries in transition.
Transitional justice is a response to systematic or widespread violations of human rights. It seeks recognition for victims and to promote possibilities for peace, reconciliation and democracy. Transitional justice is not a special form of justice but justice adapted to societies transforming themselves after a period of pervasive human rights abuse. In some cases, these transformations happen suddenly; in others, they may take place over many decades.
International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), 2005
Argentina is undergoing significant changes regarding the investigation and prosecution of human rights violations that occurred from 1976 to 1983, when the country was ruled by a military dictatorship and an estimated 10,000 to 30,000 people disappeared.2 This paper outlines transitional justice developments in Argentina and explores the history behind these advances.
The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PCATI)
In pursuit of their goal, PCATI operates primarily in two spheres: the legal, by filing petitions in the name of torture victims and training legal, medical and mental health professionals to work with torture victims; and the public, through education projects, conferences, continuing education sessions, documentation, and the release of publications.Her are a collection of their studies.
Council of Europe, 2018
Physical abuse and torture are rampant in police custody in Azerbaijan. Police routinely beat detainees-whether suspected of petty common crimes or political offenses-to coerce them into confessing or giving testimony.
A Palestinian non-governmental, civil institution which focuses on human rights issues. Established in 1992 by a group of activists interested in human rights, the center`s activities focus on offering support for Palestinian prisoners, advocating the rights of political prisoners, and working to end torture through monitoring, legal procedures and solidarity campaigns.
“Memoria” RCTV is a Medical Rehabilitation Centre for Torture Victims established in 1999 aiming at providing medical and rehabilitation services to victims of political repression in the Republic of Moldova.
The Centre for Victims of Political Persecution at the Department of Social Pathology at the Chair of Psychiatry, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University
Our primary objective is to provide victims of political persecution with psychological care and medical support. Additionally, we conduct research based on collected factography, diagnostic materials and treatment results; draw public attention to victims of political persecution; and enhance the knowledge of doctors, psychologists, lawyers, etc.