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Journal Cover International Journal of Transitional Justice
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   ISSN (Print) 1752-7716 - ISSN (Online) 1752-7724
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  • Corrigendum: Regime Consolidation through Transitional Justice in Europe:
           The Cases of Germany, Spain and Turkey
    • Abstract: Anja Mihr, The International Journal of Transitional Justice (2017); doi: 10.1093/ijtj/ijx003; published online: February 23, 2017; corrected before print.
      PubDate: 2017-03-22
       
  • Beyond Borders: The New Architecture of Transitional Justice?
    • Authors: Hazan P.
      Abstract: The assertion by a national of the former Yugoslavia that a regional approach to transitional justice was needed ‘because we were killing each other regionally’11 appears self-evident and uncontroversial at one level. However, the implications are highly controversial for the simple reason that transitional justice was initially conceived within a national framework. That said, the disintegration of certain states, the reconstitution of national identities, the emergence of transnational nonstate actors such as the ‘Islamic State’ or Boko Haram and the intervention of the international criminal justice system in numerous conflicts have called on us to challenge the immutability of the nation state as a primary means of reflecting on and organizing transitional justice approaches.
      PubDate: 2017-03-02
       
  • Regime Consolidation through Transitional Justice in Europe: The Cases of
           Germany, Spain and Turkey
    • Authors: Mihr A.
      Abstract: ABSTRACTTransitional justice (TJ) measures in post-Second World War Europe illustrate how they consolidate political regimes in both autocratic and democratic ways. TJ measures can work as catalysts during transition (regime change) and transformation (regime consolidation) periods to help build either exclusive autocratic societies or inclusive democratic ones. In this article I look at how policy makers use TJ measures such as trials, reparations, vetting procedures and even amnesty laws and memorials to, on the one hand, establish an exclusive and thus selective bias and often arbitrary political regimes and, on the other hand, establish an inclusive, diverse and pluralistic political regime. I test how TJ measures as independent variables correlate with institution building after the end of dictatorships or conflict and thus impact on political regime consolidation as the dependent variable in the cases of postwar Germany, post-dictatorial Spain and Turkey in the second half of the 20th century.
      PubDate: 2017-02-23
       
  • Taiwan’s Truth and Reconciliation Committee: The Geopolitics of
           Transitional Justice in a Contested State
    • Authors: Rowen I; Rowen J.
      Abstract: ABSTRACT∞This article examines Taiwan’s new president’s 2016 proposal for a truth and reconciliation commission (TRC), and addresses the ways in which this TRC serves domestic, regional and international policy goals. For Taiwan as a contested state, the TRC is part of a legitimation strategy that includes consolidation of a collective memory about earlier authoritarian state violence, cultural and political distinction from the irredentism and authoritarianism of China, and demonstration of adherence to international norms of democracy and human rights. We argue that the Taiwan case reveals the instrumentality of a TRC as a geopolitical strategy, particularly for relatively stable democracies facing external existential threats from an authoritarian country. We further demonstrate the need for ongoing research on transitional justice in Asia, and emphasize that political transitions are not only situated within nation states, but also in regions where TRCs may have profound geopolitical effects.
      PubDate: 2017-02-23
       
  • The African Justice Cascade and the Malabo Protocol
    • Authors: Sirleaf M.
      Abstract: ABSTRACT∞This article argues that the Protocol on Amendments to the Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights (Malabo Protocol) reconceptualizes the idea of transitional justice mechanisms as varying approaches meant solely to address the legacy of abuse in one nation, and proposes that transitional justice mechanisms can also encompass regional and transnational efforts to respond to mass human rights violations. It also argues that the Protocol seeks to correct for perceived biases in international criminal justice. The article illuminates the ways in which the Protocol builds on the justice cascade. It provides a brief overview of the domestic, hybrid and international criminal trials in Africa that have informed the development of the regional court, and argues that the Malabo Protocol offers the Continent an important, alternative vision of regional criminal justice. The article concludes that the regional court could arguably tailor criminal accountability to the context, needs and aspirations of the Continent.
      PubDate: 2017-02-18
       
  • Books Received
    • Abstract: The following is a list of books received by the journal and published in the field between 1 August and 1 December 2016:
      PubDate: 2017-01-20
       
  • Counter-Shaming the International Criminal Court’s Intervention as
           Neocolonial: Lessons from Kenya
    • Authors: Lugano G.
      Abstract: ABSTRACT∞The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) intervention in Kenya’s 2007/2008 political crisis was reframed as neocolonialism by two of the accused – Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto – and their allies for most of their pre-trial and trial timelines. This article examines the grounds for and impacts of the neocolonial narrative, which was central to the accused overcoming their ICC stigma. Shamed by the ICC’s indictments, Kenyatta, Ruto and their allies formed the Jubilee Alliance, whose neocolonial narrative dominated national and regional discourses on Africa–ICC relations. This article’s discussion of the ICC’s counter-shaming in Kenya supports previous analyses that demonstrate how international criminal justice is undermined in local spaces. The article contrasts Kenya’s and Sudan’s experiences, highlighting the salience of the former’s neocolonial narrative in departing from cooperation as opposed to Sudan’s outright defiance after Omar al-Bashir’s indictment. The article suggests a need for more sophisticated comparative analysis of various country strategies. It specifically posits that for the Jubilee Alliance, the neocolonial narrative was salient in the Alliance’s struggle against cooperation due to the narrative’s multiple intentions and outcomes: persuading targeted local constituencies while delegitimizing the ICC, gaining concessions from some ICC sympathizers and courting regional solidarity in battling the ICC. Given the Kenyan experience, the ICC and its supporters need to be aware of different ways in which local actors can manoeuvre the Court’s moral authority and normative imperative.
      PubDate: 2017-01-18
       
  • Tyrannies of Peace and Justice? Liberal Peacebuilding and the Politics and
           Pragmatics of Transitional Justice
    • Authors: Kerr R.
      Abstract: The Politics of International Intervention: The Tyranny of Peace, eds. TurnerMandy and KühnFlorian P.. Routledge, 2015, 302pp. ISBN: 9781138891272 – hardcover (£90).
      PubDate: 2017-01-04
       
  • Seeking Justice in a Divided Region: Text Analysis of Regional Civil
           Society Deliberations in the Balkans
    • Authors: Kostovicova D.
      Abstract: ABSTRACT∞Contemporary conflicts are seldom contained within nation states. The cross-border nature of violence has prompted scholars to call for a regional approach to transitional justice (TJ). This article furthers our understanding of the regional dimension of postconflict justice by addressing the puzzle of whether discourse in regional-level debates is different from that in national- or local-level debates. It applies a communicative deliberation perspective by focusing on the patterns of talk during civil society deliberations on postconflict justice. Empirical evidence is based on the unique regional civil-society-led process in the Balkans that aims to establish a regional fact-finding commission, known by its acronym RECOM. Critiquing state-centred approaches to the study of TJ, this study conducts mixed-method research and applies text analytic techniques appropriate for the investigation of a large volume of regional-level data. Quantitative text analysis is carried out by applying a dictionary method to over half-a-million words of RECOM’s textual data. Findings suggest that regional-level debates have a higher level of restorative justice discourse than nonregional debates. Qualitative analysis of discursive frames explores this finding further, and shows that deliberators’ endorsement of the regional approach to TJ rests on a set of historical, present and future considerations, underpinned by a sense of regional consciousness.
      PubDate: 2016-12-24
       
  • The Dynamics of Collective Memory in the Ukraine Crisis: A Transitional
           Justice Perspective
    • Authors: Nuzov I.
      Abstract: ABSTRACT∞This article addresses the role of collective memory in the post-Soviet transitions of Ukraine and Russia, and its relationship with identity building and bilateral foreign policy before and after Ukraine’s 2014 Maidan revolution. Based on an empirical evaluation of the respective states’ memorialization practices, I argue that the politics of memory in Russia facilitated the annexation of Crimea and the armed conflict in Donbass, and that Ukraine’s ontological and physical security crisis precipitated the 2015 decommunization laws addressing its Soviet past. I draw preliminary conclusions as to whether these memory laws could advance the larger transitional justice (TJ) objectives of reconciliation and democratization in Ukraine in the prevailing regional political context. Analysis of the historical narratives attendant to the Ukraine crisis shows that instead of advancing TJ, current legislation is likely to fuel the ideological divide between Ukrainians and between Ukraine and Russia, exacerbating these divisions. The article concludes by considering a truth commission to advance domestic and regional reconciliation.
      PubDate: 2016-12-22
       
  • Dominic Ongwen on Trial: The ICC’s African Dilemmas
    • Authors: Branch A.
      Abstract: ABSTRACT∞The trial of former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen at the International Criminal Court (ICC) comes at a critical moment for the Court. Its almost exclusive focus on Africa has made the ICC a de facto regional transitional justice body, but this approach is now facing a backlash from African states, threatening the Court’s very viability. The Ongwen trial throws into relief the dilemmas of the ICC’s Africa strategy and shows how difficult it is for the ICC to contribute to justice and peace on the continent. Specifically, there are four narratives concerning Ongwen’s capture, his individual agency, the LRA’s politics and the Ugandan government’s responsibility that the ICC relies upon to justify its prosecution of Ongwen and its alignment with the Ugandan government. All these narratives face rupture during the trial. However, there seems little chance that coherent counternarratives that could anchor alternative visions of justice might emerge from the trial either.
      PubDate: 2016-12-22
       
  • ‘We Chose Africa’: South Africa and the Regional Politics of
           Cooperation with the International Criminal Court
    • Authors: Boehme F.
      Abstract: ABSTRACT∞This article examines state cooperation with the International Criminal Court (ICC) through a case study of South Africa’s non-arrest of ICC suspect-at-large, Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, in June 2015. Al-Bashir’s visit to South Africa brings attention to the question of why initially Court-supportive countries fail to cooperate with the ICC. Confronted with noncooperation pressure by the African Union (AU), South Africa faced a loyalty conflict in which it had to choose between its commitment to the AU and its commitment to the ICC. I argue that the South African executive’s non-arrest decision prioritized the country’s regional political reputation over its global reputation as a human rights supporter. By investigating a specific cooperation incident years after South Africa’s initial commitment to the ICC, the article highlights the temporal dimension of compliance. Incidents like these can point to potentially new perspectives on compliance and noncompliance.
      PubDate: 2016-12-22
       
 
 
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