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Children and the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Sowa, Theo
June 4, 2015

Source: (2010) In, Sharanjeet Parmar, et. al, eds., Children and transitional justice: Truth-telling, accountability and reconciliation. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School. pp. 193-230.

The research for this chapter was undertaken during two field
trips to Liberia during the course of the TRC’s activities, in
November 2007 and September 2008, and through a desk review of
relevant documents. The field trips included individual and group
interviews with children, TRC commissioners and staff, national
and international child protection staff and government agencies, as
well as personal observation of TRC workshops with children, TRC
regional and institutional children’s hearings, and planning
meetings involving the National Child Protection Network (CPN)-
TRC Task Force.10 At the time this chapter was written, the TRC
was preparing its final report. (excerpt)


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