Peace versus Justice? Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and War Crime Tribunals in Africa

Whether moving from armed conflict; the end of authoritarian rule; or systematic state repression, there is often a demand in Africa’s post-conflict societies for justice that is often counter-balanced by the need for reconciliation. A key focus of the concerns captured in this seminar report is an analysis of the dilemmas posed by the establishment of peace without justice, as opposed to the establishment of justice without peace.