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Published: 12 January 2012

274 Pages


ISBN: 9780199694471

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Rwanda's Gacaca Courts

Between Retribution and Reparation

Paul Christoph Bornkamm

Oxford Monographs in International Humanitarian & Criminal Law

  • A fresh critique of Rwanda's Gacaca courts, drawing on extensive observations of the trial proceedings and empirical research
  • Provides a full analysis of the workings of the Gacaca courts, evaluating their merits as well as the criticisms levelled at them
  • Critically examines the contribution the courts have made to reconciliation in Rwanda and their effectiveness as a tool of transitional justice

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