As my mandate at Justice Rapid Response draws to a close, I am inspired to reflect on the importance of the work we continue to do along with our partners for justice and accountability around the world.
The year 2021 marked another record year for Justice Rapid Response in terms of demand for support, number of experts deployed, new partnerships, and milestone convictions following years of investigative support, the organization announced in its recently released annual report.
The Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan launched a report documenting endemic levels of conflict-related sexual violence, with a focus on incidents of rape, including gang rape, sexual violence, sexual slavery, forced marriage, and torture.
As the war in Ukraine continues to wage a terrible toll on civilians, Justice Rapid Response has been working to support a host of partners setting out to document violations of international law in real-time.
As we welcome the year 2022, I deliver what will be my last New Year message to you in my role as the Executive Director of Justice Rapid Response. This gives me pause for reflection on what an inspiring and rewarding experience this has been.
The 29th Justice Rapid Response (JRR) training course and fifth course for forensic experts on International Criminal Investigations was officially opened in Adana, Turkey, on 27 April 2015. The training course was officially opened by Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kibar, Rector of Cukurova University; and Prof. Dr. Mete Gulmen, Professor at Cukurova University who is kindlyRead More