Culture Under Cross-Examination: International Justice and the Special Court for Sierra Leone

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The international community created the Special Court for Sierra Leone to prosecute those who bore the greatest responsibility for crimes committed during the country's devastating civil war. In this book Tim Kelsall examines some of the challenges posed by the fact that the Court operated in a largely unfamiliar culture, in which the way local people thought about rights, agency and truth-telling sometimes differed radically from the way international lawyers think about these things. By applying an anthro-political ...

Culture under Cross-Examination: International Justice and the Special Court for Sierra Leone 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107666191

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Culture Under Cross-Examination: International Justice and the Special Court for Sierra Leone 2009, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521767781

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