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Truth and reconciliation? <br> Transitional Justice in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia

In Opinion Articles by CIHRS

Transitional justice is an urgent priority in post-revolutionary Arab states. Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have yet to properly embark on inclusive transitional justice processes to address human rights abuses of the past and heal the deep divides caused by turbulent political transitions, thus paving the way for national reconciliation. The record so far has been mixed, with Tunisia making some progress while Egypt and Libya lag very much behind.

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The UN should appoint a special envoy for democratic transitions in the Arab region <br> CIHRS recommendations presented to the UN Secretary-General during a meeting with CIHRS director Bahey eldin Hassan

In Agenda, Conferences And Meetings, Statements and Position Papers, United Nations Human Rights Council by CIHRS

The UN should restructure the missions of its bureaus in the region and prioritize the human rights component of their work. Egypt: The government should immediately release all non-violent political …