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Which approach to justice in Colombia in the era of the ICC.

Bueno, Isabella
June 4, 2015

Source: (2013) International Criminal Law Review. 13:211-247.

How could Colombia deal with the overwhelming cmelty of mass atrocities committed during
its ongoing conflict? This article intends to thorougfily explain the strategies implemented in
Colombia to deal vnth the issues of transitional justice in an ongoing conflict and to illustrate
the state of the art of the approaches to justice. In order to do so, we vdU show the hmits of the
retributive justice approach at both the national and the intemational level and propose the
apphcabUity ofthe restorative justice approach in deahngv^dth mass victimisation. This debate
becomes even more complex due to the shadow of the Intemationaf Criminal Court (ICC),
which has exerted great influence in implementing a dominant retributive oriented approach
to the expenses of other ways of doing justice. (authors’ abstract)


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