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Conference on Transitional JusticeConference on Transitional Justice

THE NATIONAL
PRACTICE OF CRIMINAL
PROSECUTION: GERMANY

Christian Tomuschat

Berlin, 14 and 15 May 2014

Germany had to face twice during the last century a situation where it was
called upon to deal with the consequences of a...
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UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY
THEMATIC DEBATE: ROLE
OF INTERNATIONAL
CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN
RECONCILIATION

STATEMENT BY H.E. MR.
TOMISLAV NIKOLIC,
PRESIDENT OF THE
REPUBLIC OF SERBIA

New York, 10 April 2013

Ladies and Gentlemen,
The question to which we...
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POSITIONS ON POST-WAR
JUSTICE AND DURABLE
PEACE IN THE FORMER
YUGOSLAVIA

Strasbourg, 7 February 2012

European institutions failed to protect the people of the former Yugoslavia from ethnic cleansing and other war atrocities which took place in the 1990s. The return to normalcy has
been slow and major obstacles still remain. The lack of a systematic approach across the region to tackle past gross human rights violations has
resulted in impunity for war criminals and the erosion...
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GUIDELINES OF THE
COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS
OF THE COUNCIL OF
EUROPE ON ERADICATING
IMPUNITY FOR SERIOUS
HUMAN RIGHTS
VIOLATIONS

(Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 30 March 2011 at the 1110th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies)

The Committee of
Ministers, Recalling that those responsible for acts amounting to serious
human rights violations must be held to account for their actions; Considering that a lack of accountability encourages repetition of crimes, as perpetrators...
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ADOPTED AND
PROCLAIMED BY
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
RESOLUTION 60/147 OF
16 DECEMBER 2005

The General Assembly, Guided by the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants on Human Rights, other relevant human rights instruments and the Vienna Declaration and
Programme of Action, Affirming the importance of addressing the question of remedies and reparation
for victims of gross...
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Guidance Note of the Secretary-General

UN DEFINITION OF
TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE

March 2010

This note provides the guiding principles and framework for United Nations approach to transitional justice processes and mechanisms. It outlines
key components of transitional justice, and ways to further strengthen these activities. The note is informed by the Guidance Note of the Secretary - General on United Natio...
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Resolution 1786 (2011)

RECONCILIATION AND
POLITICAL DIALOGUE
BETWEEN THE
COUNTRIES OF THE
FORMER YUGOSLAVIA

1. The conflicts that ravaged the territory of the former Yugoslavia between 1991 and 1995 were the
deadliest in Europe since the Second World War. They were characterised by heinous war crimes, including genocide, with ethnic cleansing and rape being used as instruments of warfare, and cost the lives of approximately...
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OPEN THE ARCHIVES
OF THE YUGOSLAVIA
TRIBUNAL!

Sign the Petition!

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia holds a
repository of over ten
million unique items of...

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United Nations

THE RULE OF LAW AND
TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE
IN CONFLICT AND
POST-CONFLICT
SOCIETIES

Recent years have seen an increased focus by the United Nations on
questions of transitional justice and the rule of law in conflict and post-conflict societies, yielding
important lessons for our future activities. Success will depend on a number of critical factors, among them the need to ensure a common basis in international norms and...
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Special Report

EU URGED TO BOOST
BALKAN RECONCILIATION
EFFORTS

Observers say the union
must do more to promote
lasting peace in region.

Written by Simon Jennings

Though the European
Union has played an important role in bringing justice to thousands ofvictims ofthe wars in the former Yugoslavia, observers warn that the
bloc is falling short in terms of fostering wider reconciliation and stability
in the region. The EU
strategy ofconditioning...
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BALKANS' IDOLATRY
DELIGHTS MOVIE FANS
AND PIGEONS

New York Times, November 11, 2007

By Dan Bilefsky

ZITISTE, Serbia - In this sleepy farming village, residents talk of a new
spirit of exaltation ever
since a towering bronze
and concrete statue of Rocky Balboa was erected in the village...   More >>>

 

CRISIS MANAGEMENT AND
COUNTER - TERRORISM IN
THE WESTERN BALKANS

Ljubljana 20-21 April 2007

Bosnian Approach in the Fight Against Terrorism

Edina Becirevic - Faculty of Criminal Justice Science, University of Sarajevo

Bosnia's attitude towards the fight against terrorism cannot be assessed
without establishing a link between local and global perspectives first. One
could say that this is generally the case with the fight against terrorism; however, in the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina, this...   MS Word (91kb) >>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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