Academic Articles - Truth and Reconciliation Commission

A Truth and Reconciliation Commission for Palestine/Israel: Healing Spirit Injuries

Wing, Adrien K.

Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 17, No. 139, 2008

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Israel and Palestine

 


A truth commission for Northern Ireland?

Duffy, Aoife

International Journal of Transitional Justice, doi:10.1093/ijtj/ijp027

Categories: Northern Ireland, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

 


Accommodating Individual Criminal Responsibility and National Reconciliation The UN Truth Commission for East Timor

Carsten Stahn

The American Journal of International Law, Vol. 95, No. 4 (Oct., 2001), pp. 952-966

Categories: East Timor, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Alternative Responses to Serious Human Rights Abuses: Of Prosecution and Truth Commissions

Stephan Landsman

Law and Contemporary Problems
Vol. 59, No. 4, Accountability for International Crimes and Serious Violations of Fundamental Human Rights (Autumn, 1996), pp. 81-92

Categories: Transitional Justice, Truth and Reconciliation Commission


An Unfinished Truth: An Analysis of the Commision of Truth and Friendship's Final Report on the 1999 Atrocities in East Timor

Hirst, Megan

International Center for Transitional Justice, Occasional Paper Series, March 2009

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, East Timor

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Balancing Justice and Social Unity Political Theory and the Idea of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Jonathan Allen

The University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 49, No. 3 (Summer, 1999), pp. 315-353

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Between Conflict and Reconciliation: The Hard Truth
 
Rosemary R. P. Lerner

Human Studies, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Jun., 2007), pp. 115-130

Categories: Reconciliation General Theory, Truth and Reconciliation Commission
 
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Between Vengeance and Forgiveness: South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Minow, Martha

Negotiation Journal, Vol. 14, No. 4, October 1998: 319-355

Categories: TRC, South Africa

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James-Allen, Paul, Aaron Weah and Lizzie Goodfriend

International Center for Transitional Justice, Report, May 2010

Categories: Liberia, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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CHILDREN AND TRUTH COMMISSIONS


Creating a Space for Remembrance: The Healing of Memories Proces

Kayser, U

Research report written for the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation and the Institute for Healing of Memories, January 2000

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

 

Ciobanu, Monica

Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 61, No. 2, 2009

Categories: Memory and Reconciliation, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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Dealing with the past and transitional justice: building peace through accountability

Yasmin Sooka

International Review of the Red Cross, Volume 88 Number 862 June 2006

Categories:Transitional Justice,  Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Dilemmas of Transitional Justice: The Case of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Van Zyl, P.

Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 52, 1999

Categories: Transitional Justice, South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission


Does Truth Lead to Reconciliation? Testing the Causal Assumptions of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Process

Gibson, J. L

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 48, No. 2, April 2004: 201-217.

Categories: TRC, South Africa

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Ameh, Robert

21 Can. J.L. & Soc. 85 (2006)

Categories: Ghana, Truth and Reconciliation Commission
 

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Engaging Diasporas in Truth Commissions: Lessons from the Liberia Truth and Reconciliation Commission Diaspora Project

Laura A. Young and  Rosalyn Park

International journal of transitional justice 1752-7716 Young yr:2009 vol:3 iss:3 pg:341

Categories: Liberia, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Evaluating the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Elizabeth Stanley

The Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 39, No. 3 (Sep., 2001), pp. 525-546

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission 
Exploring the Relationship Between the Special Court and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Sierra Leone

Wierda, Marieke, Priscilla Hayner, Paul van Zyl

Revised version of a paper presented to the UN Expert Group on the Relationship between the TRC and the Special Court in New York on 20 - 21 Dec. 2001Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Sierra Leone

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 Fifteen Truth Commissions - 1974 to 1994: A Comparative Study

Hayner, P. B.

Human Rights Quarterly, 16/4: 597-655

Category:  Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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From Victim to Victimhood: Truth Commissions and Trials as Rituals of Political Transition and Individual Healing

Michael Humphrey

The Australian Journal of AnthropologyVolume 14, Issue 2, pages 171–187, August 2003

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Getting to the Bottom of Truth:  Examining Truth Commission Success and Impact

Brahm, Eric

International Studies Association, International Studies Perspectives, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2007: 16:35

Category: Truth and Reconciliation Commission


How should we Remember? Issues to consider when establishing commissions and structures for dealing with the past

Brandon Hamber

Brandon Hamber

Categories: Memory and Reconciliation, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

International Conference Which Model of Truth and Reconciliation Is the Most Appropriate for the Former Yugoslavia
 

Vesna Nikolić-Ristanović

Peace, conflict and development 1742-0601 Sverrisson yr:2006 vol:8 pg:1

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commision


Intersubjectivity and Embodiment: Exploring the Role of the Maternal in the Language of Forgiveness and Reconciliation

Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

Signs Vol. 36, No. 3 (Spring 2011), pp. 541-551

Categories: Reconciliation and Gender, South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Justice and Reconciliation The Death of the Prison?

Amy Allen

Human Studies, Vol. 30, No. 4 (Dec., 2007), pp. 311-321

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Reconciliation General Theory 

Justice As A Tool for Peace Making: Truth Commisions and International Criminal Tribunals

Goldstone, R.J.

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, 28 (1995), 485-505

Category:  Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Living on the Past: The Role of Truth Commissions in Post-Conflict Societies and the Case Study of Northern Ireland

Connolly, C. K.  

Cornell International Law Journal 39.2: 401-434 (2006)

Categories: Northern Ireland, Truth and Reconciliation


Media Representations of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Their Commitment to Reconciliation

Annelies Verdoolaege

Journal of African Cultural Studies Vol. 17, No. 2 (Dec., 2005), pp. 181-199.

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Memory Frictions: Localizing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Sierra Leone


Memory, Identity and the (Im)possibility of Reconciliation: The Work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa

Norval, Aletta J.

Constellations, Volume 5, Issue 2, pages 250–265, June 1998

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South Africa


 Metaphors, Narrative and 'Truth': South Africa's TRC

Henderson, Willie

African Affairs, Vol. 99, No. 396, 2000: 457-465.

Categories: South Africa, TRC

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Morocco: Betting on a Truth and Reconciliation Commission
 

Pierre Hazan, USIP

USIP Special Report 165 July 2006

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Comission, Morocco


Reconciliation The Role of Truth Commissions and Alternative Ways of Healing

Noel Muchenga Chicuecue

Development in Practice, Vol. 7, No. 4, Special Double Issue (Nov., 1997), pp. 483-486

Categories: Trauma and Healing, Truth and Reconciliation Commission 

Re-Placing Pasts, Forgetting Presents: Narrative, Place, and Memory in the Time of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Grunebaum-Ralph, Heidi

Research in African Literatures - Volume 32, Number 3, Fall 2001, pp. 198-212

Categories: TRC, Memory and Reconciliation

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Restitution over coffee: truth, reconciliation, and environmental violence in East Timor

Nevins, Joseph

Political Geography, Volume 22, Issue 6, August 2003, Pages 677-701

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, East Timor


Rethinking Truth and Reconciliation Commissions. Lessons from Sierra Leone

Searching for Answers: Sierra Leone's Truth & Reconciliation Commission

Dougherty, Beth K.

African Studies Quarterly, Vol.  8, Issue 1, Fall 2004

Categories: Sierra Leone, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Settling With History: A Hybrid Commission of Inquiry for Israel/Palestine


Should we remember?

Dr. Roberto Cabrera
Human Rights Office of the Archdiocese of Guatemala

Dealing With The Past Reconciliation Processes And Peace-Building Belfast, Northern Ireland. 9 June 1998

Categories: Memory and Reconciliation, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Sierra Leone's Truth & Reconciliation Commission and Special Court: A Citizen's Handbook

 James-Allen, P., Sheku B.S. Lahai and Jamie O'Connel

Electronic Version of the book written for the 'National Forum for Human Rights' and the'International Center for Transitional Justice', March 2003

Categories: TRC, Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone's Truth and Reconciliation Commission: A Fresh Start?

Report from the International Crisis Group

www.crisisgroup.org/~/media/Files/africa/west-africa/sierra-leone/B012%20Sierra%20Leones%20Truth%20and%20Reconciliation%20Commission%20A%20Fresh%20Start.ashx

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Sierra Leone


Should we remember?

Dr. Roberto Cabrera, Human Rights Office of the Archdiocese of Guatemala

Dealing With The Past Reconciliation Processes And Peace-Building Belfast, Northern Ireland. 9 June 1998

Categories:  Memory and Reconciliation, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission: the conflict between individual justice and national healing in the post-apartheid age

Lansing, Paul; King, Julie C.

15 Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law  753 (1998)

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission 

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Symbiosis: mass media and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa

 Krabill, R.

 Media Culture Society September 2001 vol. 23 no. 5 567-585

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission  

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Synergistic Relationship: The Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Special Court for Sierra Leone

Schabas, William A.

Criminal Law Forum, Volume 15, Numbers 1-2, 3-54

Categories: Transitional Justice, Sierra Leone, Truth and Reconciliation Commission


Tell All the Truth, but Tell It Slant': A Poetics of Truth and Reconciliation

Adam Gearey

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 31, No. 1, Law and Literature (Mar., 2004), pp. 38-59

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission


"Telling It Like It Is...": Understanding the Truth and Reconciliation Commission from the Perspective of Survivors

Hamber, B., Nageng, D. & O'Malley, G.

http://www.csvr.org.za/docs/trc/tellingitlikeitis.pdf"

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission  


 The Collapse of the Salvadoran State

Cardenal, Rodolfo

Journal of Third World Studies, 11(1), Spring 1994

Categories: El Salvador,  Truth and Reconciliation Commission


The Contributions of Truth to Reconciliation: Lessons from South Africa

Gibson, James L

 Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 50, No. 3, June 2006: 409-432.
 
Categories: TRC, South Africa

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The Necessity and Challenges of Establishing a Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Rwanda

Jeremy Sarkin

Human Rights Quarterly Vol. 21, No. 3 (Aug., 1999), pp. 767-823.

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Rwanda

The Effectiveness of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission Perceptions of Xhosa, Afrikaner, and English South Africans
 

Jay A. Vora and Erika Vora

Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 34, No. 3 (Jan., 2004), pp. 301-322

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commision


The international community and post-war reconciliation in Africa: A case study of the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Proscovia Svärd

http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ajcr/article/viewFile/59306/47604

Categories: Sierra Leone, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The Mute Always Speak On Women’s Silences at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Nthabiseng Motsemme

Current Sociology September 2004 vol. 52 no. 5 909-932

Categories: Reconciliation and Gender, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

 The Politics of of Reconciliation

 Andrews, Molly

International Journal of Politics, Culture & Society, 13(1), Fall 1999.

Categories: Germany, Truth and Reconciliation Comission

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Kaye, Mike

Vol. 29, No. 3 (Oct., 1997), pp. 693-716

Categories: El Salvador, Honduras, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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The Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Reviewing Its First Year

International Center for Transitional Justice

Case Study Series, January 2004

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Sierra Leone

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The Struggle for Truth and Justice: A Survey of Transitional Justice Initiatives Throughout Indonesia

ICTJ

http://www.ictj.org/images/content/1/0/102.pdf

Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Indonesia

The Trauma of Truth Telling: Effects of Witnessing in the Rwandan Gacaca Courts on Psychological Health

Brounéus, Karen

Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2010: 408-437. 

Categories: TRC (Truth and Reconciliation Commission)

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The Truth about Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa

James L. Gibson

International Political Science Review / Revue internationale de science politique Vol. 26, No. 4 (Oct., 2005), pp. 341-361.

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commission



Patricia J. Campbell

http://web.africa.ufl.edu/asq/v4/v4i3a2.htm

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South Africa
 
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The Truth of Truth Commissions: Comparative Lessons from Haiti, South Africa, and Guatemala

Chapman, Audrey R. and Patrick Ball

In Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2001: 1-43.

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South Africa, Guatemala

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Too Much Friendship, Too Lottle Truth: Monitoring Report on the Commision of Truth and Friendship in Indonesia and Timor-Leste


Truth and Reconciliation Commissions:  A Review Essay and Annotated Bibliography

Avruch, K. and B. Vejarano

Anthropology, Peace, and Human Rights. Volume 2(1-2):47-108, 2001

Category: Truth and Reconciliation Commission


Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Accountability and Redress: Guidelines for the Handling of Genocide, War Crimes, Crimes against Humanity and Other Serious Human Rights Violations

Schlunck, Angelika

4 ILSA J. Int'l & Comp. L. 415 (1997-1998)

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission 
Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Kosovo: A Window of Opportunity?
 

Hjortur Bragi Sverrisson

Peace, conflict and development 1742-0601 Sverrisson yr:2006 vol:8 pg:1

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission


Truth and Reconciliation Commissions: Problems in Transitional Justice and the Reconstruction of Identity


“Truth as Justice: Investigatory Commissions in Latin America,”

Popkin, Margaret and Naomi Roht-Arriaza.

Law & Social Inquiry, 20(1), Winter 1995.

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South America

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Truth Commissions

Eric Brahm

Beyond Intractability. Eds. Guy Burgess and Heidi Burgess. Conflict Research Consortium, University of Colorado, Boulder. Posted: June 2004 http://www.beyondintractability.org/essay/truth_commissions

Categories: Truth and Reconcilliation Commission  


Truth Commissions and National Reconciliation: Some Reflections on Theory and Practice

Lerche, Charles O.

Peace and Conflict Studies, 7(1) May 2000

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South Africa, Guatemala, Chile, Argentina


Truth Commissions and NGOs: The Essential Relationship

International Center for Transitional Justice

Occasional Paper Series, April 2004

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Civil Society and Reconciliation

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Truth Commissions and the Provision of Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation

Rotberg,  Robert I.

in Robert I. Rotberg and Dennis Thompson (eds.), Truth v. Justice: The Morality of Truth Commissions (Princeton, 2000), 3-21.

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South Africa


Truth Commissions and the Quest for Justice: Stability and Accountability After Internal Strife

Sriram, Chandra

International Peacekeeping, 7 (4). pp. 91-106

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commision


Truth Commissions and Transitional Justice Update on a Select Bibliography on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission Debate

Karin Alexander, Diana Batchelor, Alexis Durand, Tyrone Savage

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 20, No. 2 (2004 - 2005), pp. 525-565

Categories: South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation Commision


Truth Commisions for Chile and El Salvador: A Report and Assessment

Ensalaco, Mark

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 4, November 1994: 656-675.

Categories: Chile,  El Salvador,  Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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Truth, Lies, Ritual: Preliminary Reflections on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Sierra Leone

Kelsall, Tim

Human Rights Quarterly - Volume 27, Number 2, May 2005, pp. 361-391

Categories: Sierra Leone, TRC

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Uncovering Truth: Ghana's National Reconciliation Commission Excavation of Past Human Rights Abuses

Robert Kwame Ameh

Contemporary Justice Review: Issues in Criminal, Social, and Restorative Justice 9(4): pp. 345-368

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Ghana


‘VICTIMS, PERPETRATORS AND HEALERS AT THE TRUTH & RECONCILIATION COMMISSION: BEING IN THE SAME BOAT’

Trevor Lubbe

http://www.human-nature.com/free-associations/lubbe.html

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission

 


We Suffer Our Memories: Thinking About the Past, Healing, and Reconciliation

Hayes, Grahame

 American Imago - Volume 55, Number 1, Spring 1998, pp. 29-50

Categories: TRC, Rwanda

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When Truth Commissions Improve Human Rights

Tricia D. Olsen Leigh A. Payne†, Andrew G. Reiter** and Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

IJTJ (2010) 4 (3): 457-476

Categories: Truth and Reconciliation Commission
 
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