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Author Pillay, Suren

Title Peace versus justice? : truth and reconciliation commissions and war crimes tribunals in Africa / rapporteurs, Suren Pillay and Helen Scanlon
Published Cape Town : Centre for Conflict Resolution, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (48 pages) : illustrations (digital, PDF file)
Series Policy advisory group seminar report ; no. 22
Seminar report (University of Cape Town. Centre for Conflict Resolution) ; no. 22
Contents Introduction -- Concepts of peace and the politics of justice in Africa -- Truth and reconciliation commissions in Africa -- Transitional justice and the politics of gender -- The International Criminal Tribunal in Rwanda -- Sierra Leone's special court -- Indigenous justice? : the cases of Rwanda and Mozambique -- The International Criminal Court : problems and prospects -- Conclusion and policy recommendations
Summary Whether moving from armed conflict; the end of authoritarian rule; or systematic state repression, there is often a demand in Africa's post-conflict societies for justice that is often counter-balanced by the need for reconciliation. A key focus of the concerns captured in this seminar report is an analysis of the dilemmas posed by the establishment of peace without justice, as opposed to the establishment of justice without peace
Notes "Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 17 and 18 May 2007."
Report number from web site
Title from PDF title page (viewed on January 9, 2012)
Subject Transitional justice -- Africa -- Congresses
Truth commissions -- Africa -- Congresses
Transitional justice.
Truth commissions.
Africa.
Form Electronic book
Author Scanlon, Helen
University of Cape Town. Centre for Conflict Resolution