Where Law Meets Reality

Where Law Meets Reality

Forging African Transitional Justice
Edited by Moses Chrispus Okello, Chris Dolan, Undine Whande, Nokukhanya Mncwabe, Levis Onegi, Stephen Oola



   

Acknowledgments

About the African Transitional Justice Research Network

About the authors and editors

Preface

Introduction
Levis Onegi

1 The paradox of alien knowledge, narrative and praxis: transitional justice and the politics of agenda setting in Africa
Brian Kagoro

2 A conflict-sensitive justice: adjudicating traditional justice in transitional contexts
Stephen Oola

3 Traditional justice as a form of adjudication in Uganda
Lyandro Komakech

4 Culture, customs, tradition and transitional justice
David Kaulemu

5 The politics of truth commissions in Africa: a case study of Kenya
Davis M. Malombe

6 Transitional justice and human rights in Africa
Christine Alai

7 The nexus between forced displacement and transitional justice
Lucy Hovil

8 The Peace, Recovery and Development Plan for Northern Uganda
Robert Senath Esuruku

9 Deconstruction and demonisation: the role of language in transitional justice
Pius Ojara

10 Reflections from practice: on learning, monitoring and evaluation in transitional justice programmes
Undine Whande

11 Towards African models of transitional justice
Tim Murithi

Index

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