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Families of the Missing
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Simon Robins
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-29 - Publisher: Routledge

Families of the Missing interrogates the current practice of transitional justice from the viewpoint of the families of those disappeared and missing as a result of conflict and political violence. Studying the needs of families of the missing in two contexts, Nepal and Timor-Leste, the practice of transitional justice is
The Right to The Truth in International Law
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Melanie Klinkner, Howard Davis
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-30 - Publisher: Routledge

The United Nations has established a right to the truth to be enjoyed by victims of gross violations of human rights. The origins of the right stem from the need to provide victims and relatives of the missing with a right to know what happened. It encompasses the verification and
Transitional Justice and the ‘Disappeared’ of Northern Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Lauren Dempster
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-11 - Publisher: Routledge

This book employs a transitional justice lens to address the ‘disappearances’ that occurred during the Northern Ireland conflict – or ‘Troubles’ – and the post-conflict response to these ‘disappearances.’ Despite an extensive literature around ‘dealing with the past’ in Northern Ireland, as well as a substantial body of scholarship on
From Transitional to Transformative Justice
Language: en
Authors: Paul Gready, Simon Robins
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-21 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Transitional justice has become the principle lens used by countries emerging from conflict and authoritarian rule to address the legacies of violence and serious human rights abuses. However, as transitional justice practice becomes more institutionalized with support from NGOs and funding from Western donors, questions have been raised about the
Beyond Transitional Justice
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Matthew Evans
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-07 - Publisher: Routledge

Beyond Transitional Justice reflects upon the state of the field (or non-field) of transitional justice in the current conjuncture, as well as identifying new possibilities and challenges in the fields with which transitional justice overlaps (such as human rights, peacebuilding, and development). Chapters intervene at the cutting edge of contemporary