Thierry Cruvellier, journalist and author, is the editor of, the leading news website on transitional justice. For twenty-five years, he has been covering war crimes trials before international tribunals for Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Bosnia, and Cambodia, as well as national justice efforts in Colombia, the Balkans or the trial of Hissène Habré before the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal. Cruvellier covered the war in Sierra Leone between 1990 and 1996 and was Reporters Without Borders representative in Africa’s Great Lakes region in 1994-1995, based in Rwanda. He has been an Op-ed contributor to The New York Times and a consultant for non-governmental organizations, including the International Crisis Group, the International Center for Transitional Justice, and Internews. From 2016 to 2019, he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 2003-2004 and holds a Masters in Journalism from Sorbonne University, Paris. He is the author of three books: Court of Remorse-Inside the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Wisconsin University Press, 2010), The Master of Confessions-The Making of a Khmer Rouge Torturer (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2014), and Terre Promise (Promised Land, 2018), a book on Sierra Leone.