D.R. Congo: A Call for Truth and Reconciliation

Justice in Democratic Republic of the Congo is mainly accessible to and protects the powerful, those who run the system, the politically connected, and the rich who influence decision making and can pay for years of trials.
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Post-Conflict Burundi and the Role of Ubushingantahe Council

The legacy and the contribution of Ubushingantahe institution to justice and peace in Burundi is undeniable. Through the turbulent times in Burundi, this institution was politicized and lost its credibility, but now Burundians desire its restoration as part of an effort to rebuild a new Burundi for all citizens. Read More


Promoting International Support for Community-Based Justice Mechanisms in Post-Conflict Burundi and Uganda

As part of AFJN’s ongoing research on restorative justice, staff members Bahati Jacques and Beth Tuckey wrote a report on their trip to Burundi and Uganda. It details community-based justice mechanisms in these post-conflict societies and what the U.S. can do to promote awareness and policy change.
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AFJN featured in Catholic Herald on Nigeria

On January 19, 2021, the work of the Africa Faith and Justice Network was in Valentine Iwenwanne’s article “Christians in Nigeria keep the faith amidst lingering insurgency and persecution” featured in Catholic Herald.... READ MORE

Honors for Late Rwandan Musician Kizito Mihigo

On September 25, 2020, Kizito Mihigo was awarded the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize for Creative Dissent. He is the first posthumous recipient of this prize.. His the foundation promotes peace, reconciliation, and... READ MORE

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