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D.R. Congo: A Call for Truth and Reconciliation

Justice in Democratic Republic of the Congo is mainly accessible to and protects the powerful, those who run the system, the politically connected, and the rich who influence decision making and can pay for years of trials.
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Post-Conflict Burundi and the Role of Ubushingantahe Council

The legacy and the contribution of Ubushingantahe institution to justice and peace in Burundi is undeniable. Through the turbulent times in Burundi, this institution was politicized and lost its credibility, but now Burundians desire its restoration as part of an effort to rebuild a new Burundi for all citizens. Read More

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Promoting International Support for Community-Based Justice Mechanisms in Post-Conflict Burundi and Uganda

As part of AFJN’s ongoing research on restorative justice, staff members Bahati Jacques and Beth Tuckey wrote a report on their trip to Burundi and Uganda. It details community-based justice mechanisms in these post-conflict societies and what the U.S. can do to promote awareness and policy change.
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Reconsidering Methods of Peacebuilding in Africa

Within the field of conflict resolution and peacebuilding, there exists a question of how present the international community ought to be in negotiations. In a recent analysis from the Council on Foreign Relations,... READ MORE

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