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Transitional Justice: The great Colombian challenge

No country in the world has conceived and decided to implement such comprehensive and multifaceted justice process as Colombia. This transitional justice was born out of the historic peace agreements, at the end of 2016, between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Trials, truth-seeking, reparations, land and other reforms, the rights of indigenous peoples, the search for the disappeared, the reintegration of ex-combatants, reconciliation initiatives, remembrance work, and so on: in a polarized political context, Justice Info reports and analyzes how the country is implementing an extremely ambitious project, each component of which is linked to the others. An experiment that will inevitably be scrutinized and studied all over the world.

Patricia Tobón Yagarí: “A legacy of Colombia’s TRC will be the active participation of ethnic peoples”
JUSTICEINFO.NET IN-DEPTH INTERVIEWS Patricia Tobón Yagarí Commissioner in Colombia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Patricia Tobón Yagarí is one of the 11 commissioners serving on Colombia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), one of three transitional justice institutions created as a result of the 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla. A member […]
By Andrés Bermúdez Liévano, our correspondent in Colombia
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Pending the publication of our next unpublished articles dedicated to this special focus about the colombian transitional justice, consult all of our publications dedicated to Colombia, since 2015.

Dessin illustrant la justice transitionnelle en Colombie
Illustration : © Amalia Satizabal for JusticeInfo.net