It Takes a Village

Neuffer, Elizabeth
April 2000
New Republic;04/10/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 15, p18
Examines the revival of gacaca, a traditional Rwandan justice system to be used to punish suspects involved in the civil war in Rwanda. Need for an alternative method of justice due to the enormity of genocide suspects awaiting trials by the International Criminal Tribunal; Fears from the villagers that gacaca will benefit the Hutu over the Tutsi, due to the majority of Tutsi killed in ethnic warfare; Reasons why human rights advocates fear for the safety of survivors participating in smaller trials.


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