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Author Jones, Nicholas A., 1968-

Title The courts of genocide : politics and the rule of law in Rwanda and Arusha / Nicholas A. Jones.

Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2009.

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Physical description xiii, 229 pages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Rwandan genocide and the judicial response 1 -- What is genocide? 3 -- Adjudication of the Rwandan genocide 7 -- Other relevant jurisdictions 10 -- Looking forward 13 -- 2 A historical and conceptual framework for understanding justice in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide 16 -- A brief history of ethnicity and politics in Rwanda 17 -- Critical contextual aspects of the genocide 28 -- International context 32 -- Conceptual framework 33 -- 3 Gacaca courts 51 -- History and development of the Gacaca 53 -- Gacaca courts and the search for justice 68 -- l Rwandan national judiciary 80 -- Historical issues impacting the current judiciary 80 -- Problems facing the judiciary in the immediate aftermath of the genocide 81 -- A system in transition: judicial reform 89 -- Relationship to the ICTR 95 -- Restorative and/or retributive justice 98 -- Responsive regulation 98 -- Liberal-legalism 99 -- Rule of law 100 -- 5 International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda 104 -- Factors contributing to the creation of the ICTR 105 -- ICTR: organizational structure 109 -- 6 International jurisprudence: definitions of the crimes and the key precedents 132 -- ICTR Statute and the crimes it is charged with prosecuting 132 -- 7 Issues impacting the search for justice: witness protection, hearsay evidence, and plea bargaining 156 -- Witness protection 156 -- Plea bargaining: negating a judicial outcome 167 -- Confession procedure within Rwanda 168 -- ICTR 172 -- 8 Conclusions, predictions, and reflections 180 -- Overall judgments 180 -- Gacaca 182 -- Rwandan national judiciary 182 -- International Crime Tribunal for Rwanda 184 -- Achievement of their shared mandate for Rwandans 185 -- Reflections 187.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
International criminal courts.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- International cooperation.
Political questions and judicial power.
Gacaca justice system.
Genocide -- Rwanda.
Criminal courts -- Rwanda.
Restorative justice -- Rwanda.
Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994 -- Atrocities.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780415490702