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Transitional justice in Rwanda : accountability for atrocity / Gerald Gahima.

Author/Creator:
Gahima, Gerald., author.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (433 p.)
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Subjects:
War crime trials -- Rwanda.
Transitional justice -- Rwanda.
Gacaca justice system -- Rwanda.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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 from 1996-2003, the 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. The book explores the role played by the accountability proce
Contents:
Theoretical framework of transitional justice
A decade of atrocities
Accountability for mass atrocity challenges choices and goals of transitional justice in rwanda
Accountability, justice and the role of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
National prosecutions
Seeking alternative accountability mechanisms
Trials based on universal jurisdiction
Untold story, unfinished business - confronting the crimes of the victors
Assessing the impact and legacy of Rwanda's processes of accountability for atrocity
Tentative lessons from Rwanda's mechanisms of accountability for atrocity
Conclusion.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-203-07515-3
1-299-16067-0
1-135-11854-X
OCLC:
829461213
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203075159 doi