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U4 Brief | 2019

¿Una Corte Internacional Anticorrupción? Una sinopsis del debate

La impunidad y el carácter transnacional de la corrupción, han llevado a proponer una Corte Internacional Anticorrupción que pueda responsabilizar a los cleptócratas y alentar a los gobiernos a mejorar...
Matthew C. Stephenson, Sofie Arjon Schütte (2019)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2019:7)
Book Chapter | 2018

Transitional Justice for Human Rights: The Legacy and Future of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions

Truth commissions are an integral component of transitional justice, that is, formal and informal mechanisms set up by the state or civil society to address human rights violations committed in...
Elin Skaar (2018)
in Gerd Oberleitner: International Human Rights Institutions, Tribunals, and Courts. International Human Rights. Singapore: Springer pp. 1-21
U4 Issue | 2017

Tribunaux anti-corruption spécialisés: Une cartographie comparative

La frustration générée par l'incapacité du système judiciaire ordinaire à traiter les affaires de corruption de manière satisfaisante a motivé de nombreux états à se doter d'une agence spécialisée dans...
Sofie Arjon Schütte, Matthew C. Stephenson (2017)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2017:1) 32 p
CMI Brief | 2017

Legal limits to tribal governance: coal mining in Meghalaya, India

Land in Meghalaya, India, was traditionally agricultural land, owned by the community. With increasing privatization and rising commercial value of land for non-agricultural use, many owners have sold the land...
Hugo Stokke (2017)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 2) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Violência contra a mulher no contexto da pobreza urbana em Angola

A violência contra as mulheres é uma prática generalizada em Angola, pouco se sabendo ainda sobre a perceção que as mulheres têm deste fenómeno e como elas se relacionam com...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen, Margareth Nangacovie (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Violence against women in the context of urban poverty in Angola

Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing out in the context of urban...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen, Margareth Nangacovie (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16) 4 p.
Journal Article | 2016

Trial of the Status Quo: The Politics of Mediated Justice in the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

 The Lebanese media landscape is widely acknowledged to be a battleground for privatized outlets aligned with political elites. Each outlet vies for hegemony in a crowded and competitive marketplace of...
Sari Hanafi, Are John Knudsen, Robert Flahive (2016)
in Arab Studies Journal, 24(1): 68-88
Journal Article | 2015

Framed Justice: The Politics of Media for the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

[English abstract] The Lebanese media landscape is widely acknowledged to be a battleground for privatized outlets aligned with political elites. Each outlet vies for hegemony in a crowded and competitive...
Sari Hanafi, Are John Knudsen, Robert Flahive (2015)
in Arab Journal for Political Science vol. 45-46 pp. 89-109
Journal Article | 2015

Between Law and Customs: Normative Interconnections in Kabul’s Tribunals

The Afghan normative scenario is composed of customary practices, shari’a principles, laws promulgated by the state and international law. Studies on this arsenal tend to give special attention to the...
Antonio De Lauri (2015)
in Diogenes vol. Vol. 60(3-4)
CMI Insight | 2014

Military trials in Egypt: 2011-2014

The use of military tribunals to try civilians was one of the issues that made people rise against then Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in 2011. This CMI Insight investigates the...
Heather McRobie (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 10) 5 p.
Journal Article | 2013

Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL): Impartial or Imposed International Justice?

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) was set up in 2007, under UN auspices to try those involved in the murder of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005. The...
Are John Knudsen, Sari Hanafi (2013)
in Nordic Journal of Human Rights vol. 31 no. 2 pp. 176-200
Edited Book | 2013

Special Issue: "Drivers of Justice"

The main objective of this volume is to provide a better understanding of the political, judicial and social forces driving the establishment and operation of transitional justice (TJ) mechanisms after...
Elin Skaar and Astri Suhrke (2013)
Nordic Journal of Human Rights vol. 31 no. 2, 117-288 p.
Book Chapter | 2012

Special tribunal for Lebanon: Homage to Hariri?

Are Knudsen (2012)
in Are Knudsen and Michael Kerr, eds.: Lebanon after the Cedar revolution. London: C. Hurst pp. 219-233
CMI Brief | 2011

Special tribunal for Lebanon: Either peace or justice?

On 14 February 2005, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 members of his staff and security detail were killed by a massive bomb in downtown Beirut. The murder gave...
Are John Knudsen (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 10 no. 1) 4 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2009

Vi trenger et Midtøsten-tribunal

Are Knudsen (2009)
Bergens Tidende 21 January
CMI Report | 2007

Orçamento, Estado e Povo. Processo de Orçamento, Sociedade Civil e Transparência em Angola

Este estudo identifica várias deficiências no processo de orçamento em Angola. A proposta do governo não é discutida publicamente, não é preparado nenhum documento pré-orçamento, não são feitas comparações entre...
Jan Isaksen, Inge Amundsen, Arne Wiig, com Cesaltina Abreu (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2007: 14) 91 p.
CMI Report | 2007

Budget, State and People. Budget Process, Civil Society and Transparency in Angola

This study discerns several deficiencies in the budget process in Angola. The government's budget proposal is not publicly debated, no pre-budget paper is prepared, comparisons between budgeted expenditure and actual...
Jan Isaksen, Inge Amundsen, Arne Wiig with Cesaltina Abreu (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2007: 7) 87 p.
Journal Article | 1999

The quest for justice and reconciliation: The international criminal tribunal for Rwanda and the Ethiopian high court

Haile-Mariam Yacob (1999)
in Hastings International and Comparative Law Review vol. 22 no. 4 pp. 668-699