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Author: Leena Grover

1 Introduction Transitional justice is a hotly contested field, so much so that even its ‘field’ status is called into question. 1 It is also marked by a remarkable degree of dynamism, experiencing multiple phases of development less than 30 years since the concept’s inception. 2 For some

In: Nordic Journal of International Law
Authors: Kerry Clamp and Jonathan Doak

regional and international systems. Increasingly, restorative justice is invoked as a conceptual tool in efforts to locate an appropriate normative role for victims and reparation in the labyrinth of transitional justice theory. 1 Restorative justice and transitional justice are both relatively nascent

In: International Criminal Law Review

1. Introduction Is sovereign financing significant to a regime that carries out gross violations of human rights? How? Are lenders responsible for their complicity? If so, what are the legal implications of this responsibility in a context of transitional justice? Until now, economic, political

In: International Human Rights Law Review

precise definitional section will follow shortly). The article proceeds firstly by looking at some competing definitions of both ‘restorative justice’ and ‘transitional justice’. The conceptual background continues by looking at the relationship between transitional justice and human rights law, drawing

In: International Criminal Law Review

I Introduction Transitional justice consists of a process of investigations, trials, and reparations that take place after the change from one political regime to another. Its objectives are: a) to offer material and moral compensation to the victims of arbitrary violence by the state; b) to

In: The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals

transitional justice processes, including reparation issues and how they perceived a durable and sustainable peace in Syria. This paper focuses on Syrian refugees and Syrian displaced persons in Lebanon, and their role and contribution to transitional justice processes. It explores their views and

In: Middle East Law and Governance
Author: Khanyisela Moyo

rights abuses. 3 Further, international law has demanded that a gender perspective ought to be mainstreamed in all transitional justice approaches. 4 Since most alleged dictatorships and the majority of wars that international legal scholars have focused on have been in former European colonies, it is

In: International Human Rights Law Review
Author: Tine Destrooper

factor whose influence on ngo priorities has not been systematically studied before, namely the Cambodian transitional justice process, and in particular the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia ( eccc ). This is the focus of the second part of the article. 6 Transitional Justice, Civil

In: Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law
Author: Nicholas Vialle

I Introduction Managing expectations of what transitional justice mechanisms are to achieve in a particular country is vital to effectively implement them. Emerging literature suggests that the expectations of local populations, or victims, must be considered in the design of transitional justice

In: Journal of International Peacekeeping
Author: Jeremy Sarkin

African Republic, Nigeria, and Afghanistan. There is a creeping erosion of global freedom including, specifically, freedom of expression. 16 Various questions arise as to what can be done in these circumstances. Consequently, the article examines what role transitional justice ( tj ) can play in

In: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies