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News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
Book Chapter | Jan 2009
Although transitional justice (TJ) has been an area of significant donor engagement for more than a decade, little is known about the scope, trends, and ...
transitional justice, foreign aid, prosecutions, criminal courts, truth commissions, reparations, traditional justice mechanisms, gacaca, security sector reform, peacebuilding, Rwanda, Guatemala
Report in External Series | Nov 2007
This report assesses the aid that was given in support of transitional justice processes in Rwanda and Guatemala between 1995 and 2005. The analysis is ...
transitional justice, criminal courts, truth commissions, traditional justice mechanisms, reparations, security sector reform, aid, peacebuilding, development, Rwanda, Guatemala