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Transitional justice battlefield: practitioners working around policy and practice in Rwanda and Burundi

  title={Transitional justice battlefield: practitioners working around policy and practice in Rwanda and Burundi},
  author={A. Jamar},
Over the last two decades, following a long history of mass violence in Burundi and Rwanda, transitional justice (TJ) efforts were deployed in the two countries. Observing, particularly after the 1994 Rwandan genocide, that cycles of violence had devastated these two nations, a number of international organisations encouraged and financed socio-political and judicial responses with the aim of building sustainable peace in the region. The gacaca courts have been at the centre of the TJ… Expand

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