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November 1, 2011

Santos’s Land Bill

First, Liria Rosa and Carmen Palencia lost their husbands to murder amidst the violence that engulfed the northwestern part of Colombia while it was under the control of right-wing paramilitaries. Then, they lost their land. Now, they’re risking their lives to get it back.

September 20, 2011

What Drives War Crimes Investigator Cherif Bassiouni?

Cherif Bassiouni, known as the father of international criminal law, has investigated war crimes in Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq and, more recently, Libya and Bahrain. He spoke to the Women, War & Peace producers about his childhood in Egypt, his experiences in war zones, his motivations and aspirations.

September 29, 2010

The Next Generation of Threat in Colombia

While many have hailed President Alvaro Uribe’s efforts to end violence in Colombia as a success, a new breed of paramilitary groups is terrorizing Afro-Colombian minorities and indigenous groups.

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January 3, 2009

Project Advisors

Kathi Austin Arms-Trafficking Expert Kathi Austin is an internationally recognized expert on arms trafficking, peace and security, and human rights. For 18 years, she has carried out original and in-depth field investigations pertaining to the illegal trade in weapons, illicit [...]

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