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Jul 2017

Transitional justice processes may seek to address the legacies of mass violence and prevent future conflicts. However, the author of this paper believes that such processes are not only political, but that they can inadvertently exacerbate conflict by increasing social tensions and divisions. So, what can be done? The text's author suggests that one answer may be for transitional justice initiatives to adopt conflict sensitivity as a tool, an approach used by aid actors to understand the unintended consequences of their work.

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Author Huma Haider
Series swisspeace Working Papers
Issue 2
Publisher swisspeace
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