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Truth Commission Amnesties and the International Criminal Court

Roche, Declan


Truth commissions and the new International Criminal Court (ICC) appear to be very different mechanisms for dealing with human rights abuses: the primary purpose of a truth commission is to compile an accurate record of what happened, whereas the ICC is designed to punish individual perpetrators. This article considers how these two institutions will interact, and, more specifically, how the ICC Prosecutor will deal with perpetrators who have been granted amnesties by a truth commission in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: The British Journal of Criminology
DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azi038


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