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“Moving forward through justice:” Human Rights and memory politics in justice and reconciliation.

Manning, Peter
June 4, 2015

Source: (2011) Oxford Transitional Justice Research Working Paper Series.

While acknowledging the importance of commentators’ concerns over the influence of the
RGC, this essay will sketch a number of ways to analyse the relationship between the
international and domestic characteristics (and politics) of Cambodia’s confrontation with
mass political violence beyond a narrow legal question of political interference in the
ECCC’s process. Specifically, consideration of how discourses of justice and reconciliation
are articulated, formalised and practised reveals enmeshed and interpenetrating international
and domestic rationales and imperatives that destabilise the neat distinction of ‘international’
and ‘domestic’ interests commonly thought to flow from (and be embodied by) the ECCC’s
institutional structure. (excerpt)


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