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Myanmar’s Twin Transitions: Challenges and Choices

Last week, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) attacked police and border outposts in Rakhine State of Myanmar, stating that it was taking ‘defensive action’ for fighting against persecution of Rohingya Muslims. This further led the Myanmar police and army to counterattack leading to a death toll of 63.  The international media has given wide […]

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Transitional Justice Battlegrounds: Another Bad Week in Burundi

This blog post by Astrid Jamar, PSRP researcher, was first published by Justice in Conflict on 22 October 2016. It addresses the political context and recent developments in relations to transitional justice in Burundi. Transitional justice has been taken a number of worrying steps in Burundi. While the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is preparing for public hearings addressing crimes […]

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Les FDLR dans le sud du Sud Kivu après l’opération Sokola II

The FDLR in the south of South Kivu, following operation Sokola II Juvénal Twaibu est juriste (Licencié en Droit) et directeur du Centre Indépendant de Recherches et d’Études Stratégiques au Kivu (CIRESKI), basé à Uvira, Sud Kivu. Il est expert et analyste de groupes et conflits armés dans l’est de la RDC et au Burundi. […]

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Political Settlements Programme Launches

We are delighted to announce this innovative new research programme on Political Settlements, with a focus on fragile and conflict affected states.  Political settlements can be broadly defined as the underlying political ‘bargain’ that determines how political and socio-economic power is held and exercised.   This website will operate as a virtual learning forum for our activities […]

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Political Settlements Workshop: PRSP attends dlprog event

This post from Astrid Jamar, DFID Research Assistant, was first published by the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) on Wednesday 22 July 2015 (for information on the workshop and other reflections see here.). Serendipity, perhaps. I joined the Political Settlements Research Programme at the beginning of June; my first formal engagement was on June 17, at the […]

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