An open-ended series on Hammarskjöld’s political wisdom, now with more than 50 short ‘chapters’.
Ben MacIntyre (Times of London, 20 March 2015): "Mystery of the murdered UN chief refuses to die"
A penetrating column on the need for humanity and common sense as the UN investigation gets under way.
Rowan Williams on Dag Hammarskjöld: Unforgettable Insights
Some thoughts and words are altogether haunting—even a year after publication.
In 1961 I was a UN soldier in the Congo
This is the first publication of a letter written in January 2015 by Lennart Frank, a Swedish soldier/peacekeeper who was on duty in the Congo during Hammarskjöld’s fatal journey to Ndola. His vivid recollections shed a new light on the possibility of an attack from the air on the Secretary-General’s airplane.
6 July 2015:
The report from three-person panel of experts to the secretary-general was released today to news media and the general public. A 99-page report prefaced by interpretive observations from the secretary-general, it can be read here
The UN Appoints Expert Panel, Calls for June 30 Report
In mid March 2015, Secretary-General Ban named the three-person panel charged with investigating existing evidence and if possible collecting new evidence concerning the air crash that took the lives of Dag Hammarskjöld and 15 members of his party in central Africa, September 1961. Comprehensive articles have appeared worldwide, notably in the New York Times
and in the online Consortium News
. Read details