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This database includes the names and available details of organizations involved in transitional justice related activities on the African continent.

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MARWOPNET- Mano River Women's Peace Network, Sierra Leone

Country: Sierra Leone
Language: English

Works to establish a better understanding of the mechanisms of peace, security and development at all levels and reinforce women’s participation in conflict prevention and management and the restoration of peace in the Mano River region as well as mobilize women’s groups and organizations and reinforce their capacity in conflict prevention, management and resolution.

Current Projects: Participated in ECOWAS summits, trainings for capacity building, networking of members and civil society organizations, social mobilization/awareness building of peace process, opening of political dialogue.

Moroccan Center for Documentation, Information and Training in Human Rights

Country: Morocco
Language: French, Arabic

Moroccan Organization for Human Rights (OMDH)

Country: Morroco
Language: French, Arabic

Mouvement Burkinabe de Droit de l'Homme et des Peuples (MBDHP)

Country: Burkina Faso
Language: French

Hosts seminars to sensitize rural/urban populations on human rights issues, denounced executions/torture, participated in drafting 1989 constitution, conducts fact-finding missions and the litigation of human rights cases.

Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP)

Country: Nigeria
Language: English

Documentation and research of human rights abuses in Ogoniland.

Mozambican Network of Peacebuilding (Redipaz)

Country: Mozambique

Nairobi Peace Initiative (NPI Africa)

Country: Kenya
Language: English and French

A pan African resource organization committed to the promotion of peaceful transformation of conflict and reconciliation in Africa. Conducts mediation dialogues, does facilitation, training and capacity building, and reconciliation initiatives in countries in East, Central and West Africa; and undertakes research relevant to peacebuilding.

Current Projects: Transitional justice in Africa and the rise of truth commissions (ending 2008); From 2008, in partnership with CSVR: Violence and Transitions in Africa -- an international comparison.

National Association of Democratic Lawyers Nigeria

Country: Nigeria
Language: English

Provides legal services and files suits on behalf of disadvantaged groups. Conducts advocacy campaigns against human rights violations including illegal detention, banning of organizations, and the death penalty.

National Convention Executive Council (NCEC)

Country: Kenya
Language: English

Current Projects: Works on issues of good governance, consitutional and institutional reforms.

Funder: Advocacy to push for the implementation of the recommendations of the 2003 task force on the establishment of a truth commission in Kenya.

National Forum for Human Rights (NFHR)

Country: Sierra Leone
Language: English

Umbrella body of local human rights groups. Were involved in advocating for the establishment of the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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