Chapter

Introduction

PAUL CHRISTOPH BORNKAMM

in Rwanda's Gacaca Courts

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199694471
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191738326 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694471.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter begins with a background on the Gacaca courts in Rwanda. It then discusses the need for an international legal framework for states in transition. This is followed by descriptions of the scope and methodology of the present study.

Keywords: Gacaca courts; Rwanda; transition states; international legal framework

Chapter.  4555 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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