Amnesty justified? : the need for a case by case approach in the interests of human rights /

"The manner in which South Africa dealt with its past and the process of granting amnesty through the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is generally considered legitimate. This is not the case, however, for many other amnesties granted in times of political transition or in post-conflict situ...

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Main Author: Vriezen, Vera, 1981-
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; Antwerp ; Portland : Intersentia, ©2012
Series:School of Human Rights Research series ; v. 52
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Table of Contents:
  • General introduction
  • Impunity
  • Amnesty
  • The legality of international amnesty laws under international law
  • The United Nations' position and practice on impunity, amnesties and the duty to prosecute
  • Amnesty and the rights of victims
  • Framework for the legitimate use of amnesty