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By Helena Cobban

"A compelling read." Richard J. Goldstone, former leader Prosecutor of the UN tribunals for the previous Yugoslavia and Rwanda "A extremely important contribution." Princeton N. Lyman, Council on international family members "A robust reminder that facing the legacy of wartime atrocities isn't easily a question of bringing perpetrators to justice. It additionally capacity overcoming the divisions in the society and therapeutic the victims." Marina Ottaway, Senior affiliate, Democracy and Rule of legislations venture, Carnegie Endowment for overseas Peace In Amnesty after Atrocity? veteran journalist Helena Cobban examines the effectiveness of alternative methods of facing the aftermath of genocide and violence devoted in the course of intergroup conflicts. She traveled to Rwanda, Mozambique, and South Africa to evaluate a number of the methods these countries attempted to come back to grips with their violent prior: from warfare crimes trials to fact commissions to outright amnesties for perpetrators. She came across that during phrases of either relocating ahead and fulfilling the wishes of survivors, warfare crimes trials aren't the simplest direction. This e-book presents ancient context and comprises interviews with a cross-section of individuals: group leaders, sufferers, policymakers, lecturers, rights activists, or even a few former abusers. those first-person debts create a wealthy, readable textual content, and Cobban's total conclusions will shock many readers within the West.

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