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Justice reinvestment

The cost of jailing is about $27,000 per inmate per year. The cost of drug, behavioral and mental health treatment averages about $4,500 per year. About 20 percent of all Americans and almost two-thirds of inmates have some kind of mental health p... READ MORE

'The cooling of hearts': Community truth-telling in Northern Uganda.

Source: (2012) Human Rights Review. 13;107-124.Recent national and international debates on truth and reconciliation in Uganda have emphasized the importance of incorporating local-level mechanisms into a national transitional justice strategy. ... READ MORE

New wars, new justice? Truth and reconciliation commissions as an essential aspect of the transitional justice framework in the case of the new wars in Sierra Leone and northern Uganda.

Source: (2008) MSc. Thesis. Political Science Department. University of Amsterdam.In researching this question, I will approach truth- and reconciliation commissions not necessarily as a transitional justice mechanism in competition with more conv... READ MORE

The Justice Dilemma in Uganda.

Source: (2008) USIPeace Briefing. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace.On February 18, 2008 the Ugandan government and the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) reached agreement on an accountability and reconciliation accord that would prov... READ MORE

Northern Uganda: tradition-based practices in the Acholi region.

Source: (2008) Luc Huyse and Mark Salter, eds, Traditional Justice and Reconciliation after Violent Conflict: Learning from African Experiences. Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. PP.85-120.Between 1994 and ... READ MORE

Centring women's rights in transitional justice processes in Northern Uganda: FIDA-Uganda's experience.

Source: (2010) paper presented at the African Transitional Justice Research Network Workshop “Advocating Justice: Civil Society and Transitional Justice in Africa” 30–31 August 2010, Johannesburg, South AfricaAccountability for gender crimes... READ MORE

The coalition for reconciliation in Uganda: Important lessons for proactive civil society engagement in catalysing transitional justice discourse.

Source: (2010) paper presented at the African Transitional Justice Research Network Workshop “Advocating Justice: Civil Society and Transitional Justice in Africa” 30–31 August 2010, Johannesburg, South AfricaThis paper focuses on civil soci... READ MORE