Rwanda's Gacaca Courts: Between Retribution and Reparation

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Rwanda's Gacaca courts provide an innovative response to the genocide of 1994. Incorporating elements of both African dispute resolution and of Western-style criminal courts, Gacaca courts are in line with recent trends to revive traditional grassroots mechanisms as a way of addressing a violent past. Having been devised as a holistic approach to prosecution and punishment as well as to healing and repairing, they also reflect the increasing importance of victim participation in international criminal justice. This book ...

Rwanda's Gacaca Courts: Between Retribution and Reparation 2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199694471

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