Briefing Paper

10/3/2011

Date published: 
Mon, 01/01/2007 - 12:51

10/3/2011

Date published: 
Thu, 11/01/2007 - 12:50

10/3/2011

Date published: 
Sun, 01/01/2006 - 11:39

7/28/2011

Almost a year after the second post-election transition in Burundi, national and international attention is focused on the willingness and ability of the new government to implement the decisions agreed to during negotiations that culminated in the historic August 2000 peace and reconciliation agreement in Arusha. The agreement stipulated the establishment of two mechanisms (legal and non-legal) to address a long history of political and ethnic violence. Following a field analysis, this report presents recommendations on the transitional justice process in Burundi.

Date published: 
Fri, 04/01/2011 - 09:20

7/12/2011

This paper analyzes the Maubuti case in Timor-Leste, the third serious crimes case to be brought to trial after the closure of the UN-supported Serious Crimes Unit in 2005. Maubuti was indicted for crimes against humanity including murder, attempted murder, and rape. The decision and procedural aspects of the trial raise serious concerns about the Timorese courts’ capacity to try international crimes. The case further brings into question scores of prior successful prosecutions of crimes against humanity in Timor-Leste.

Date published: 
Wed, 06/01/2011 - 13:04

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