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Commitments to reconciliation: A review of reconciliation and architectures of commitment: Sequencing peace in Bougainville.

Rundell, Frida
June 4, 2015

Source: (2012) Restorative Practices E-Forum. 24 February.

The Peacebuilding Compared process
allowed researchers to describe the cost
of Bougainville’s decades of civil war.
Loss of life had previously been underreported due to political interests and
journalist restrictions. A generation of children missed out on education. These
losses clearly show that Bougainville was a
pawn easily sacrificed by the international
community in the interests of outside
enterprise and colonial policy. (excerpt)


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