Transitional Justice in Practice: Conflict, Justice, and by Renée Jeffery

By Renée Jeffery

This publication examines the perform of transitional justice within the Solomon Islands from the interval of the ‘The Tensions’ to the current. In overdue 1998, the Solomon Islands have been plunged right into a interval of violent civil clash prompted by means of a posh net of grievances, injustices, ethnic tensions, and financial insecurities. This clash dragged on until eventually the center of 2003, leaving an anticipated 2 hundred humans lifeless and greater than 20 000 displaced from their houses. within the time that has elapsed because the finish of The Tensions, numerous—at instances incompatible—approaches to transitional justice were applied within the Solomon Islands. The participants to this quantity learn how key international tendencies and debates approximately transitional justice have been performed out within the Solomon Islands, how its key mechanisms have been tailored to satisfy the explicit calls for of post-conflict justice during this neighborhood context, and the way good its practices and procedures fulfilled their perceived functions.

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By Renée Jeffery

This publication examines the perform of transitional justice within the Solomon Islands from the interval of the ‘The Tensions’ to the current. In overdue 1998, the Solomon Islands have been plunged right into a interval of violent civil clash prompted by means of a posh net of grievances, injustices, ethnic tensions, and financial insecurities. This clash dragged on until eventually the center of 2003, leaving an anticipated 2 hundred humans lifeless and greater than 20 000 displaced from their houses. within the time that has elapsed because the finish of The Tensions, numerous—at instances incompatible—approaches to transitional justice were applied within the Solomon Islands. The participants to this quantity learn how key international tendencies and debates approximately transitional justice have been performed out within the Solomon Islands, how its key mechanisms have been tailored to satisfy the explicit calls for of post-conflict justice during this neighborhood context, and the way good its practices and procedures fulfilled their perceived functions.

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