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 […]
By Geraldine Mattioli-Zeltner, Advocacy director of the International Justice Program at Human Rights Watch
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