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Truth and reconciliation commission models and international tribunals: a comparison.

Knoops, G. G. J.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2006) Paper presented at Symposium on “The Right to Self-Determination in International Law” Organised by Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF), Hawai’i Institute for Human Rights (HIHR). 29 September – 1 October 2006. The Hague, Netherlands.

This presentation will address the following topics: 1) Definition of truth commissions; 2)A comparison of the aims of TRC’s and tribunals; 3)The judicial relationship between TRC and international tribunals; 4) The dilemma’s pertaining to the relationship between TRC’s and tribunals; 5) The antagonistic position of TRC’s and international courts.


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