Dr. Feride Rushiti is the founder and Executive Director of the Kosovo Rehabilitation Center for Torture Victims (KRCT). Through almost two decades of research and advocacy, Dr. Rushiti has secured access to healthcare and justice for civilian victims of Kosovo’s* 1998-1999 war. Her advocacy led to the recognition of the survivors of wartime sexual violence among other civilian victims of war in 2014 as well as the landmark decision in 2017 by the Cossack government to fund pensions for Kosovo’s victims of wartime sexual violence.
On March 23, 2022, the Latin America Program (LAP) of the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities (AIPG) and the Carabineros of Chile signed a Cooperation Agreement in Santiago, Chile to deepen their institutional and working relationship in the field of genocide and mass atrocity prevention. This agreement commits both organizations to spearheading trainings and research to identify and mitigate atrocity risk factors.
Director-General of Carabineros, …Read more