Source: (2008) Peace Prints. South Asian Journal of Peacebuilding. 1(1).

While there are many reports covering the Gujarat riots of 2002, much less is known of its aftermath. Have the citizens of Gujarat returned to a state of normalcy? What kind of compensation have victims of the riots received? Have there been efforts for reconciliation between the two communities? What scope is there for dialogue now? This paper gives a brief history of the Gujarat riots and Gujarat, describes aspects of the author's visits to the state in 2006, explores the relationship between justice and reconciliation, and lists some factors that continue to block reconciliation between the communities. (author's abstract)


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