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The Gacaca courts in Rwanda.

Ingelaere, Bert
June 4, 2015

Source: (2008) Luc Huyse and Mark Salter, eds, Traditional Justice and Reconciliation after Violent Conflict: Learning from African Experiences. Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. PP.25-59.

The choice and installation of the Gacaca
courts fit perfectly into this vision. They are
a home-grown, almost pre-colonial
resource; the courts are meant to fight
genocide and eradicate the culture of
impunity, and they need to reconcile
Rwandans by (re-)enforcing unity. (excerpt)


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