Transitional Justice in the Aftermath of Civil Conflict: Lessons Learned from Peru, Guatemala, and El Salvador

28 Aug 2018

As transitional justice has become both a global idea and a global practice, there is an increasing need to better understand not only the design and implementation of transitional justice mechanisms, but their impact and significance as well. Any such effort requires an examination of the specific mechanisms of transitional justice, as well as the broader political context that gives shape to these mechanisms and their implementation.

This report seeks to identify the factors that have allowed for successful transitional justice processes as well as those that have hindered or undermined these processes in Peru, Guatemala and El Salvador; to highlight innovative practices; and to discern key lessons from the transitional justice processes of these three countries that might be useful for other countries transitioning from a period of conflict and authoritarian rule.


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