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Transitional Justice: New Resources

2010 September 5

Classic Work on Transitional Justice is Updated, Expanded

Unspeakable Truths: Transitional Justice and the Challenge of Truth Commissions (2nd Edition), by Priscilla B. Hayner“

In a sweeping review of 40 truth commissions, Priscilla Hayner delivers a definitive exploration of the global experience in official truth-seeking after widespread atrocities. When Unspeakable Truths was first published in 2001, it quickly became a classic…
…..“This second edition is fully updated and expanded, covering 20 new commissions formed in the last ten years…Unspeakable Truths surveys key developments and new thinking in reparations, international justice, healing from trauma, and other areas…”(If ordering books or DVDs discussed in this blog from Amazon, please consider doing so through our website, which will help to support the work of The Refuge Media Project. Click on the cover image above to be redirected to our site.)

Panel Discussion Hosted by Open Society Justice Inititative

On September 7th, 2010, the Open Society Justice Initiative will be hosting a panel discussion on Unspeakable Truths at its New York City headquarters. The author, Priscilla B. Hayner,  will appear, along with Aryeh Neir, President of the Open Society Institute, David Tolbert, President of the International Center for Transitional Justice, and Yasmin Sooka, Executive Director of the Foundation for Human Rights in South Africa.

New Report on Criminal Tribunal

That Someone Guilty be Punished: The Impact of the ICTY in Bosnia, by Diane F. Orentlicher (download)

Also available from the Open Society Justice Initiative and the International Center for Transitional Justice is this related new report on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).


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