Transitional Justice has many different faces. History has seen (inter)national tribunals, truth and reconciliation committees and local coping mechanisms. How does a state that survived mass violence and mass killings build a new future, and what mechanisms does it use for coming to terms with its past? This annual series – organized by the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies and various partners – discusses roads to justice around the globe.
We start the series in Amsterdam on 20 February with the episode (co-organized by CICJ): International Criminal Justice and Global Politics: Perspectives of the Defence
With lectures by
Courtenay Griffiths QC
Griffiths defended Charles Taylor, the former president of Liberia, before the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
Koppe is currently defending Nuon Chea – Brother Number Two – before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.
For more information check the website www.niod.knaw.nl