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Transitional Justice in Sierra Leone: Oral History, Human Rights, and Post-Conflict Reconciliation

Posted by Jeneba Project on Thursday, July 10, 2014, In : Articles 
I recently published a reflection in the Oral History Journal on post-conflict reconciliation, transitional justice and oral history in Sierra Leone. The article analyses the current situation in Sierra Leone after the conflict and the pertinent issues of reparation for victims of the civil war, especially those recommended by the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission, memory and remembrance. 

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Sierra Leone: Twelve Years Since War Ended Reparation Remains An Unfinished Business

Posted by Jeneba Project on Monday, January 6, 2014, In : Articles 

January 2014 marks twelve years since the end of the Sierra Leonean civil war and reparation for victims remains an unfinished business of our reconciliation process. In addition to the Special Court for Sierra Leone, which was established to try those who bear the greatest responsibilities for violations of International Humanitarian Law and Sierra Leone Law committed between 1996-2002, the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission was also setup to “to create an impa...

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