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Taking Justice to a New Level: The Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic
On June 3, Catherine Samba-Panza, interim president of the Central African Republic, promulgated a law creating a Special Criminal Court to investigate and prosecute grave human rights violations committed in the country since 2003. Her action crowned a speedy nine-month drafting and legislative process. This is good news, not just for the people of the Central African Republic who have suffered so much, but also for victims around the world seeking effective solutions to curb…
by Geraldine Mattioli-Zeltner, Advocacy director of the International Justice Program at Human Rights Watch
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