Opinion article on Transitional Justice in Angola

In the context of the Angola and Transitional Justice project, CICJ researcher Joris van Wijk has co-written an opinion article at Justiceinfo.net on Angola’s reversed “forgive and forget” policy on past atrocities. The Angolan government recently came up with a reconciliation plan to honour the memory of victims that, Van Wijk and his co-author argue,…

‘The Contours of International Prosecutions’

[Cross-posted at International Law Observer] By Elinor Fry – The Contours of International Prosecutions: As Defined by Facts, Charges, and Jurisdiction (Eleven International Publishing, 2016) explores the jurisdictional and factual boundaries of international prosecutions of core international crimes, i.e. war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. By nature, such crimes have indistinct factual parameters. They…