The missing and transitional justice: the right to know and the fight against impunity

The authors look at the ways in which transitional justice mechanisms may support the right of families to know the fate of their relatives, and how work to resolve the missing persons issue can be reconciled with an effective fight against impunity.

About the authors

Monique Crettol

Monique Crettol is adviser with the Central Tracing Agency and Protection Division of the ICRC.

Anne-Marie La Rosa
Legal advisor

Legal advisor, Advisory Service, Legal Division, ICRC. The author also teaches international criminal law at the University Centre for International Humanitarian Law in Geneva

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