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How to deal with mass victimization and gross human rights violations. A restorative justice approach.

Weitekamp, Elmar G. M
June 4, 2015

Source: (2006) In Ewald and Turkovic (eds) Large-Scale Victimisation as a Potential Source of Terrorist Activities – Importance of Regaining Security in Post-Conflict Societies. Amsterdam: IOS Press. PP. 217-241.

In this chapter we examine post-conflict situations and how countries dealt with them. We identified four building blocks which seem to be essential for post-conflict justice: truth, accountability, reparation and reconciliation. After that we describe restorative justice mechanisms and their promises by examining them in the context of truth, accountability, reparation and reconciliation in the context of victim-offender relationship and stakeholders involved in the conflict. Finally we refer to the restorative regulation pyramid as introduced by Braithwaite and compare his pyramid with the Bougainville Style peace building pyramid by Howley before introducing our own pyramid which is a combination of Braithwaite’s and Howley’s ideas.(authors’ abstract)


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