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Journal Article | Sep 2012
Reconciliation is one of the most contested concepts in the scholarly debate on transitional justice, and arguably also the most difficult to measure ...
transitional justice, truth, justice, reconciliation, impact assessment
Project | Apr - Dec 2010
Transitional justice mechanisms such as criminal trials and truth commissions have increasingly been adopted in the aftermath of violent conflict, and ...
Transitional justice, impact assessment, Angola, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda
CMI Brief | Jun 2012
This brief assesses the impact of transitional justice mechanisms on peace and democracy. Based on four case studies from Africa and Latin America, it ...
Angola, Rwanda, Peru, Uruguay
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
How do transitional justice mechanisms contribute to peace and democracy after authoritarian rule or violent conflict has ended? This chapter examines ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict
Project | Apr 2011 - Dec 2012
Addressing human rights violations of the past through transitional justice (TJ) mechanisms is a persistent demand in many countries emerging from violent ...
transitional justice, human rights, national actors, international actors, Afghanistan Lebanon Mozambique Sudan
Transitional Justice for Human Rights: The Legacy and Future of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions
Book Chapter | Mar 2018
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 ...
Truth commission, Transitional justice, Human rights, Peace, Democracy, Reconciliation, Impact, Latin America
Journal Article | Aug 2013
This article explores Western attempts to strengthen mechanisms of informal justice in Afghanistan. It traces the origins and evolvement of what the article ...
U4 Brief | Feb 2014
Informal justice systems are the principal mechanism for dispute resolution in many societies, but they suffer from two drawbacks. First, in individual ...
justice, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone
Report in External Series | Nov 2013
In many communities across Afghanistan, the formal justice system has proven weak, corrupt, and ineffective. The vast majority of disputes are resolved ...
Informal Justice, traditional dispute resolution, Afghanistan
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.
Edited Book | Jun 2013
The main objective of this volume is to provide a better understanding of the political, judicial and social forces driving the establishment and operation ...
human rights, transitional justice, drivers of justice, trials, truth commissions, speical tribunals, amnesty, Mozambique, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Sudan
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?
Project | Jun 2007 - Jun 2010
What are the links between transitional justice mechanisms and the degree of violence and reconciliation in a post-war or post-authoritarian society? Countries ...
transitional justice, violence, reconciliation, peacebuilding, trials, criminal courts, amnesty, truth commissions, reparations, vetting, Indonesia
Book | Apr 2015
The field of transitional justice has recently seen a surge of interest in the issues of effectiveness and impact. This book examines the effects of transitional ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
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
Project | Mar - Jul 2007
This project is a study of the foreign aid that was channelled to transitional justice processes in Rwanda and Guatemala from 1995 to 2005. Goals of the ...
transitional justice, aid, criminal courts, truth commissions, reparations, security sector reform, peacebuilding, development, Africa: Rwanda., Americas: Guatemala
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
Bridging the literatures on peacebuilding and transitional justice, this chapter outlines an analytical framework for assessing the impact of transitional ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
Event | 12 Dec 2008
Research director Elin Skaar looks at courts in new democracies, after conflict and gross human rights nations. Professor Bård Anders Andressen explores non-judicial mechanisms for the protection of human rights.
Project | Jan 2010 - Sep 2014
After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated ...
transitional justice, impact analysis, democracy, peace, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
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 ...