IRRC No. 862

Provoking the dragon on the patio - Matters of transitional justice: penal repression vs. amnesties

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This article seeks to address some of the various matters related to transitional justice and focuses on whether penal repression for violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law must be insisted upon in all situations, or if there are cases where other action, in particular amnesties, would be more appropriate to ensure national reconciliation or the peaceful development of a country.

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