Transitional Justice in Contexts of Ongoing Large-Scale Criminal Violence
Explore how the adoption of extraordinary mechanisms of justice in the midst of criminal wars may contribute to satisfy victims’ demands and develop peaceful and just societies. Focus on experiences of truth-seeking in the midst of violence (e.g., REMHI in Guatemala) and judicial prosecution (e.g., the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala).
Trejo, Guillermo, and Camilo Nieto-Matiz. “Containing Large-Scale Criminal Violence through Internationalized Prosecution: How the CICIG Contributed to the Reduction of Guatemala’s Murder Rate” (2019)