Unofficial or Local Truth-seeking initiatives

4/25/2011

ICTJ

Unofficial or local truth-seeking is an approach that became pervasive in Latin America beginning in the 1980s and ‘90s, with the demise of military governments there. In the absence of governmental action or as preparation for it, some local communities or civil society groups sometime seek to recognize and investigate the legacy of past human rights abuses.

Date published: 
1/1/2009
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