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The trial against Hissene Habre: networked justice and reparations at the Extraordinary African Chambers

Sperfeldt, Christoph


The establishment of the Extraordinary African Chambers to try former Chadian President Hissène Habré has been hailed as a novel form of prosecuting international crimes in Africa. The Court’s establishment marked the end of more than two decades of persistent lobbying by a network of victim associations and civil society organisations – a phenomenon that is referred to here as ‘networked justice’. This article shows that the characteristics of a network often determine the reach and outcomes...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: The International Journal of Human Rights
DOI: 10.1080/13642987.2017.1360018


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