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Journal Article | Jun 2013
Human rights activists began to develop strategies for a transitional justice process in Afghanistan soon after the US-led intervention in 2001 and by ...
Afghanistan, Civil Society, Human Rights, Transitional Justice, United Nations
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
A structured comparative analysis of one post-authoritarian case (Uruguay), two post-conflict cases (Rwanda and Angola), and one mixed case (Peru) demonstrates ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, impact analysis, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
CMI Insight | Feb 2016
The courtroom has become an increasingly common meeting place for retired military officials, and victims and their families who have suffered various ...
Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Chile
Book Chapter | Sep 2011
Many countries in Latin America and elsewhere in the world are moving in the direction of increased accountability for human right violations, and there ...
tranistional justice, impunity, judicial independence, Uruguay, Uruguay
Event | 3 Sep 2012
International efforts to strengthen the formal justice sector in Afghanistan have largely failed. Attempts to rebuild the national army and the police ...
Journal Article | Jan 2015
The Afghan normative scenario is composed of customary practices, shari’a principles, laws promulgated by the state and international law. Studies ...
Afghanistan, law, custom, judicial practice
Journal Article | Jun 2013
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 ...
Deeply Divided Societies, Human Rights, Hybrid Tribunals, International Criminal, Prosecution, Lebanon, Political Assassinations, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), Transitional Justice, Lebanon, Syria
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2011
There is broad agreement in international development on the higher incidence of women amongst the global poor and on the role that gender inequalities ...
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Afghanistan’s justice system is currently at a crucial and troubled stage of development that will determine its effectiveness. This article focuses ...
Afghanistan, corruption, legal modernization, judicial practice
News | 26 Sep 2012
With the support of NATO and the US, Afghan warlords are regaining strength. -The international community has chosen a dangerous path, warns researcher Akbar Sarwari.
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
Violence against women has emerged as arguably the single most important focus for both gender programming and women’s rights activism in Afghanistan ...
Gender violence, justice system, Afghanistan
Event | 10 Dec 2012
Elin Skaar (CMI) discusses this new publication with editors Rachel Sieder (CIESAS/CMI) and John-Andrew McNeish (UMB/CMI). Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: ...
Project | Apr - Sep 2008
The Human Rights programme at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2008. To mark this event, an anniversary symposium ...
News | 20 Dec 2013
There has been much debate on whether Afghanistan's informal justice practices should be integrated in the country's official justice system. Who should decide such an issue? Local activists claiming that these practices violate human rights, international researchers arguing that they are an undeniable part of Afghan 'reality' or military actors claiming that informal justice is necessary to win the war against the insurgents?
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.
Event | 13 Apr 2011
Elin Skaar's new book analyses the connections between transitional justice and judicial politics. She explores the role of courts in shaping options and trajectories of post-transitional justice - and concretely the chances of criminal prosecutions for past crimes in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay
Journal Article | Jan 2006
Liberal egalitarian theories of justice argue that inequalities arising from non-responsibility factors should be eliminated, but that inequalities arising ...
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The report presents an overview of institutional strategies to deal with the problem of past atrocities - trials, purges, truth commissions, restorative ...
News | 28 Jun 2007
What are the links between various transitional justice mechanisms and the degree of violence and reconciliation in the post-war or post-authoritarian period?
Event | 6 Jun 2013
Open lecture with Prof. Leigh Payne (Director, Latin American Centre, University of Oxford). The notion of the "justice cascade" and "justice revolution" ...