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The Challenges of Watchdogs, the Problems Surrounding Them, and the Outcomes:

This blog discusses the difficulties of translators (activists, volunteers, NGO participants, officers, community leaders, etc.) through their encounters with vulnerable communities or inflicted persons violated of their human rights and their donors or the heads of states. Translators translate transnational ideas to local settings. They are tasked with explaining democracy and human rights from the […]

Who is accountable – the collective or individual?

Authors: Yaqub Abdirahman, Sarah Zarhdani, Ida Juel Koll and Rukiatu Fatmata Sheriff

This blog entry illustrates the distinctive temporal progressions of trial processes and their significances for how justice and fairness are perceived and achieved in international justice. Furthermore, through the usage of Schabas’ text, this entry will draw on The Nuremberg trials and […]

The correlation between reparations and assistance and its impact on beneficiaries

The notion of reparative justice, in forms of either reparations or assistance provided to beneficiaries, and its issue of a seemingly unclear dichotomy between the two of them in transitional justice, has been discussed and examined by many scholars. According to Peter J. Dixon’s work on reparations and assistance, the distinction between the two is […]

The South African Experiment

When one sets out to examine the relatively modern field of restorative justice, particularly Truth and Reconciliation Commissions, one must acknowledge the general intention and courage of those attempting to establish peace and ensure justice in a wholly new way. In the case of the South African TRC, the subject of Graeme Simpson’s work, “Tell […]