Source: (2012) Studies in Transnational Legal Policy. 45:155-169.

The internal conflict ended in 1999 with a tendentious peace agreement, premised on an amnesty associated with the establishment of a truth and reconciliation commission (TRC). The commission was "to address impunity, break the cycle of violence, provide a forum for both the victims and perpetrators of human rights violations to tell their story, get a clear picture of the past in order to facilitate genuine healing and reconciliation." (Excerpt)