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Compilation thread on #TransitionalJustice in #LatinAmerica.

Here’s a large 🧵thread that combines multiple tweets on transitional justice in Latin America. The memorial at El Mozote w...
1/7. Transitional justice – confronting past human rights violations – has been on the agenda in #LatinAmerica since the 1980s

Violence perpetrated by dictatorships & in civil wars during the Cold War in Latin America has resulted in thousands, even 100s of thousands, of victims Source: Munck and Luna, Lat...
2/7. How might past human rights violations be tackled when political times change?

Cuba in 1959 choose revolutionary justice: show trials&executions

Latin America since the 1980s did better. It sought transitional justice: due process for the accused, truth&justice for victims Image
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1/7 I am very excited to share that my book, ‘The Figure of the Witness in International Criminal Tribunals: Memory, Atrocities and Transitional Justice’ is officially published today with @routledge as part of the #TransitionalJustice book series.
@KentLawSchool @CeCIL_UniKent Image
2/7 The book explores how international criminal institutions, and their actors – legal counsels, judges, investigators, registrars – construct #witness identity and #memory, taking the #ICTR as a case study.
3/7 It constructs an original conceptual framework of witness memories, & conducts a discourse analysis of ICTR archive material relating to the underexplored ‘pre-trial’ stage to argue that witnessing must be understood as a contingent and multi-layered discursive process.
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Delighted to announce the release of my new report for @CFR_org, “The Day After in Venezuela: Delivering Security and Dispensing Justice.” Should @NicolasMaduro relinquish power, the US and likeminded partners will need a plan to reinstate the rule of law.…
#2. International actors have not planned sufficiently for stabilizing the security environment or fostering #transitionaljustice, which could itself be an important lever to push regime operatives toward defection or at least meaningful negotiations.
#3. Aftermath of Maduro’s departure could see conflict among armed factions, unstable political coalitions, corruption, and a #refugee and #migrant outflow. US should anticipate such fallout and identify opps now to ensure that any transition begets the restoration of #democracy.
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Here's my 2-part plan to heal America's race/policing injustices based on human dignity while upholding the rule of law & the US Constitution. #TransitionalJustice tackles issues of police reform, truth commissions, #reparations, etc. (1) Reform Policing:…
Part 2: Racial justice, racial healing, & racial solidarity that involves the whole community: government, faith-based organizations, schools, etc. We cannot properly talk about #reparations or racial reconciliation outside of #TransitionalJustice.…
Email, text, and RT these articles to your mayors, governors, state legislators, city council members, religious leaders, teachers, activists, non-profit leaders, business leaders, judges, law enforcement officials and begin the healing process one city at a time.
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This year's textbook written by previous years' students - #Wikipedia articles in course on #memory, #truth & #reconciliation in global perspective, helped by @WikiEducation #transitionaljustice #cdnpse
Wrote about this experience with students at @ubishops back in 2017 at…
Featuring really strong work by @jocelyn_grubb @JulienMatwawana @emmafingler @katehallidayBU @TeganBelrose & others (sorry to anyone I missed who's on twitter!)
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