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The European Union And Transitional Justice: Human Rights And Post-Conflict Reconciliation In Europe And Beyond

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Executive Summary

Since the end of the Cold-War, the field of transitional justice has metamorphosed from an initially narrow focus on justice and retribution to a much more complex study of how human rights abuses, genocide and other mass atrocities are confronted by societies emerging from violent conflict or transitioning to democratic forms of governance. A primary focus on the roles of states and institutional arrangements within states to confront human rights abuses has given way to much more complex understanding of transitional justice that incorporates various levels of analysis.

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