Dealing with the past and transitional justice: building peace through acccountability
30-06-2006 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 862, by Yasmin Sooka
The author formulates guiding principles and looks at the circumstances in which a truth and reconciliation commission constitutes an appropriate instrument to deal with transitional justice issues. The author also identifies possible contributions that truth and reconciliation commissions can make during a period of transition.