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Transitional justice in Rwanda

Gerald Gahima

Transitional justice in Rwanda

accountability for atrocity

by Gerald Gahima

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transitional justice,
  • Gacaca justice system,
  • War crime trials

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGerald Gahima
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKZ1201.A2 G34 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25362164M
    ISBN 109780415522786, 9780415522793, 9780203075159
    LC Control Number2012025678

      Abstract. This book chapter (co-authored by Phil Clark & Zachary D. Kaufman) is the first chapter in the book After Genocide: Transitional Justice, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, and Reconciliation in Rwanda (co-edited by Phil Clark & Zachary D. Kaufman and co-published by Columbia University Press & C. Hurst & Co.). Transitional justice consists of judicial and non-judicial measures implemented in order to redress legacies of human rights abuses. Such measures "include criminal prosecutions, truth commissions, reparations programs, and various kinds of institutional reforms". Transitional justice is enacted at a point of political transition from violence and repression to societal stability (or at times.

    After Genocide: Transitional Justice, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, and Reconciliation in Rwanda and Beyond “This book should be labelled ‘for the mature individual only.’ But for . Restoring Legal Justice in the Aftermath of Conflict” in Pugh, Michael () (ed): Regeneration of War-Torn Societies, Basingstoke, Macmillan Press, p. 11 Kritz, op. cit. p. 12 Mobekk, Eirin: “Transitional Justice in Post- Conflict Societies-Approaches to Reconciliation ”, pp.

    Transitional Justice in Africa: The Experience with Truth Commissions. By Charles Manga Fombad. Charles Manga Fombad is a Professor of law in the Department of Law, University of Botswana. He holds a Licence en Droit (University of Yaounde), LL.M. and Ph. D. (University of London) and a Diploma in Conflict Resolution (University of Uppsala). After Genocide: Transitional Justice, Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Reconciliation in Rwanda and Beyond "In 'After Genocide', leading scholars and practitioners analyse the political, legal and regional impact of events in post-genocide Rwanda within the broader themes of transitional justice, reconstruction and reconciliation.


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Imprint Routledge. DOI https Author: Gerald Gahima. Transitional Justice in Rwanda: Accountability for Atrocity comprehensively analyzes the full range of the transitional justice processes undertaken for the Rwandan genocide.

Drawing on the author’s extensive professional experience as the principal justice policy maker and the leading law enforcement officer in Rwanda fromthe book provides an in-depth analysis of the social, political and legal challenges faced by Rwanda. The primary audience this book is aimed at consists of researchers working in the areas of international criminal law, transitional justice, genocide, restorative justice, African studies, human rights and criminology, while practitioners, students and others with a professional interest in the topical matters that are addressed may also find the issues raised relevant to their practice or field of : T.M.C.

Asser Press. Rethinking Local Justice as Transitional Justice,” Temple Law Review (August ). He is writing a book on Rwanda’s community genocide trials (gacaca) with generous support from the United States Institute of Peace. Gerald Gahima defines transitional justice as comprising the “policies, practices and mechanisms with which societies seek to confront and deal with legacies of past violations of human rights and humanitarian law in the context of political transition with a view to restoring or establishing social cohesion and securing durable peace.” 3 The twin goals of transitional justice—social cohesion and durable peace—are broad social goals, not limited to systems of justice.

Chapter 5 explores why distinct legal cultures have emerged inside the ICTR, the national courts, and gacaca, examining to what extent the objectives of the courts have matched the interests of the citizens over whom they have exercised authority.

The nature of the transitional period means that the social structures being studied are undergoing substantial change. This change demands that a Author: Nicola Palmer. Highlighting the ongoing democratic deficit in Rwanda and resulting political instability in the Great Lakes region, the book argues that the effectiveness of transitional justice ultimately hinges on the nature and success of political : Taylor And Francis.

Combining both legal and empirical research, this book explores the statutory aspects and practice of gacaca courts (inkiko gacaca), the centrepiece of Rwanda’s post-genocide transitional justice system, assessing their contribution to truth, justice and reconciliation.

Transitional Justice in Rwanda: Accountability for Atrocity comprehensively analyzes the full range of the transitional justice processes undertaken for the Rwandan genocide.

Drawing on the author’s extensive professional experience as the principal justice policy maker and the leading law enforcement officer in Rwanda fromthe book provides an in-depth analysis of the social, Author: Gerald Gahima.

Transitional Justice in Rwanda: Accountability for Atrocity: : Gahima, Gerald: Libri in altre lingueAuthor: Gerald Gahima.

Transitional Justice in Rwanda: Accountability for Atrocity comprehensively analyzes the full range of the transitional justice processes undertaken for the Rwandan genocide. Drawing on the author’s extensive professional experience as the principal justice policy maker and the leading law enforcement officer in Rwanda fromthe book provides an in-depth analysis of the social Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Combining both legal and empirical research, this book explores the statutory aspects and practice of Gacaca Courts (inkiko gacaca), the centrepiece of Rwanda's post-genocide transitional justice system, assessing their contribution to truth, justice and volume expands the knowledge regarding these courts, assessing not only their performance in terms of formal justice and.

Dr Phil Clark exudes passion when it comes to all issues Rwanda and transitional justice. Convenor of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research network (OTJR), he is an expert on the post-genocide era of Rwanda, and his intensive knowledge and extensive fieldwork truly set his work on transitional justice apart.

Implementing an effective transitional justice strategy in Rwanda is an incredible chal- lenge given the scale and brutality of the genocide, the high degree of public par- ticipation, and the geographical and economic constraints that force perpetrators and. Drawing on the author's extensive professional experience as the principal justice policy maker and the leading law enforcement officer in Rwanda fromthe book provides an in-depth analysis of the social, political and legal challenges faced by Rwanda in the aftermath of the genocide and the aspirations and legacy of transitional justice.

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Add a Compliment. What make you special about this book?. RWANDA. KHIN MAUNG SHWE COORDINATOR, TJP of HREIB Truth - Justice – Reconciliation - Peace Historic Background After independent Preparation for Genocide ICTR / National Courts / Gacaca Women role in TP Relevance for Peace and Justice What is Rwanda.

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That’s right. It brings into focus the role of international law, international institutions, and international actors, which are increasingly very influential in shaping domestic decisions about transitional justice.Highlighting the ongoing democratic deficit in Rwanda and resulting political instability in the Great Lakes region, the book argues that the effectiveness of transitional justice ultimately Author: Gerald Gahima.Out of this comprehensive need for transitional justice, the current gacaca court system was born.

During the same time, the United Nations formed its own answer to the Rwandan Genocide, known as the.