The Challenge of Justice in Negotiating Peace: Lessons from Liberia & Sierra Leone

ICTJ; Priscilla Hayner
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This paper compares and contrasts peace negotiations in Sierra Leone and Liberia. It delineates lessons in peacemaking that emerge from this comparison. These include: considering all policy options, taking a nation's recent history into account, reinterpreting and challenging questions of justice, allowing civil society to play a role, and prosecuting key protagonists.