Peace Library News

A weblog from the Peace Library
at the Centre for Conflict Resolution, Cape Town

H-Human-Rights discussion network

Wednesday, October 31, 2007
New from H-Net, H-Human-Rights is a discussion network for scholars, policymakers, authors, historians, and other interested people devoted to the history, analysis, theory, and practice of human rights.


Guide to Mediation, enabling peace processes in violent conflicts

Monday, October 22, 2007
A new publication from the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue


Indigenous conflict resolution in Africa

Africa's rich indigenous justice traditions, focused on repairing the community harm caused by crime, have been revived to complement and in some cases to replace Western-based criminal justice systems. Restrorative Justice Online showcases these articles


Brenthurst Briefings

Monday, July 30, 2007
The Brenthurst Briefings are regular newsletters published by the Brenthurst Foundation to keep readers abreast of economic and political developments of importance to the economic well-being of Africa. "The purpose of this monthly newsletter is not to give busy people another thing to read on Africa, but to highlight, summarise and access important recent analysis on and events in Africa". Include: Key Statistics on Africa; Important African Policy Developments

Agenda Feminist Media

Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Agenda, as a feminist media organisation in Africa, is committed to giving women a forum, a voice and skills to articulate their needs and interests towards transforming unequal gender relations.

The Gender News section and Podcasting section of the website is now up and running.

Website on Nordic support to the liberation movements in Southern Africa

Tuesday, May 15, 2007
The website is a result of a documentation project at NAI on the Nordic involvement in the national liberation struggle in Southern Africa. More...

The Micro-Foundations of Mass Politics in Africa

"The Micro-Foundations of Mass Politics in Africa" was a conference held at Michigan State University, 12-13 May 2007 by Afrobarometer Network, the Department of Political Science and the African Studies Center at Michigan State University. Full-text conference papers are now online. More...


Monday, May 14, 2007
Groundviews - Sri Lanka's first and only tri-lingual citizens journalism website features a wide range of articles on humanitarian issues, media freedom, human rights, peace, democracy, constitutional reform and governance.

Darfur conflict web dossier

Tuesday, February 06, 2007
The Library, Documentation and Information Department of the African Studies Centre Leiden, The Netherlands, has compiled a new web dossier on the continuing conflict in Darfur