Transitional Justice and Displacement


Roger Duthie

Transitional Justice is often pursued in contexts where people have been forced from their homes by human rights violations and have suffered additional abuses while displaced. Little attention has been paid, however, to how transitional justice measures can respond to the injustices of displacement. Transitional Justice and Displacement is the result of a collaborative research project of the International Center for Transitional Justice and the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement. It examines the capacity of transitional justice measures to address displacement, engage the justice claims of displaced persons, and support durable solutions, and analyzes the links between transitional justice and the interventions of humanitarian, development, and peacebuilding actors. The book makes a compelling case for ensuring that justice measures address displacement and that responses to displacement incorporate transitional justice.

The book’s eight chapters examine the following topics:

Transitional Justice and Durable Solutions, Roger Duthie
Humanitarian Concerns about Transitional Justice, Bryce Campbell
Restitution and Displacement, Rhodri C. Williams
Reparations and Displacement, Peter Van der Auweraert
Truth-Telling and Displacement, Megan Bradley
Criminal Justice and Displacement, Federico Andreu-Guzmán
Justice-Sensitive Security Sector Reform and Displacement, Marina Caparini
Gender Justice and Displacement, Lucy Hovil

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