David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Following the 1994 genocide, several justice initiatives were implemented in Rwanda, including a tribunal established by the United Nations, Rwanda’s national court system and Gacaca, a ‘traditional’ community-run conflict resolution mechanism adapted to prosecute genocide perpetrators. Since their inception in 2001, the Gacaca courts have been praised for their efficiency and for widening participation but criticized for lack of due process, trained personnel and attention to atrocities committed by the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF). To evaluate these criticisms, we present preliminary findings from a survey of 227 Rwandans and analyze their attitudes towards Gacaca in relation to demographic characteristics such as education, residence and loss of relatives during the genocide.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Claire Garbett (2012). Transitional Justice and 'National Ownership': An Assessment of the Institutional Development of the War Crimes Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina. [REVIEW] Human Rights Review 13 (1):65-84.
Similar books and articles
Daniel Philpott (2009). An Ethic of Political Reconciliation. Ethics and International Affairs 23 (4):389-407.
Larry May (2010). Complicity and the Rwandan Genocide. Res Publica 16 (2):135-152.
Chiara Lepora & Robert E. Goodin (2011). Grading Complicity in Rwandan Refugee Camps. Journal of Applied Philosophy 28 (3):259-276.
Michal Bobek, On the Application of European Law in (Not Only) the Courts of the New Member States: 'Don't Do as I Say'?
Xavier Groussot, Spirit, Are You There? Reinforced Judicial Dialogue and the Preliminary Ruling Procedure.
Naomi Head (2011). Bringing Reflective Judgement Into International Relations: Exploring the Rwandan Genocide. Journal of Global Ethics 6 (2):191-204.
Added to index2009-05-22
Total downloads7 ( #198,110 of 1,139,891 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #165,020 of 1,139,891 )
How can I increase my downloads?