On the 25th of October 2017, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), authorised an investigation into the situation in Burundi because of alleged crimes against humanity perpetrated by state agents and associated groups against political opponents and the civilian population. Two days after this investigation had been authorised, on the 27th of October 2017, Burundi became the...
States of deniaL
sunlight is the best disinfectant
Processes of denial facilitate the perpetration of human rights violations and affect how such violence is dealt with afterwards by those involved. This blog aims to shed light on how denial operates in the context of human rights violations. It reflects on historical events, current cases, and discusses relevant developments in the study of denialism.