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Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability : Comparative and International Perspectives

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Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability : Comparative and International Perspectives
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Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability
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Comparative and International Perspectives
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eng
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This edited volume discusses the persistence of amnesty in the age of human rights accountability
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Lessa, Francesca
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K5132 .A47 2012
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Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability : Comparative and International Perspectives
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  • Cover -- AMNESTY IN THE AGE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ACCOUNTABILITY -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- AMNESTY IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNTABILITY -- THE AMNESTY DEBATE -- BOOK OUTLINE -- CONCLUDING REMARKS -- PART I Theoretical Framework -- 1 The Age of Accountability -- HUMAN RIGHTS ACCOUNTABILITY: THREE MODELS -- THE RISE OF THE INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNTABILITY MODEL -- THE ANTI-APARTHEID CONVENTION -- DISAPPEARANCES AND A NEW GOVERNMENT OBLIGATION TO PUNISH -- INDIVIDUAL CRIMINAL ACCOUNTABILITY FOR WAR CRIMES -- DOMESTIC HUMAN RIGHTS PROSECUTIONS ACCELERATE -- THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIBUNAL FOR THE FORMER YUGOSLAVIA -- THE CREATION OF THE ICC -- FOREIGN HUMAN RIGHTS PROSECUTIONS BEGIN AND ACCELERATE -- CONCLUSIONS -- 2 The Amnesty Controversy in International Law -- TREATIES AND CONVENTIONS -- Prosecutorial Obligations -- Right to Remedy -- Prohibitions on Statutory Limitations -- Nonderogable State Obligations -- CUSTOMARY INTERNATIONAL LAW -- INTERNATIONAL COURT RULINGS -- CONCLUSION -- PART II Comparative Case Studies -- 3 Amnesties' Challenge to the GlobalAccountability Norm? -- WHY "MAP" AMNESTY LAWS? -- DEFINING AMNESTIES -- DATABASE DESIGN: TABLES AND VARIABLES -- DATA COLLECTION: CONTEXTS, SCOPE, AND SOURCES -- GLOBAL AND REGIONAL TRENDS IN AMNESTY ADOPTION, 1979-2011 -- Amnesty Trends by Year -- Amnesty Laws by Region -- Amnesty Laws by Political Crises -- Amnesties and Crimes under International Law -- Amnesty Trends and the Global Accountability Norm -- CONCLUSION -- 4 From Amnesty to Accountability -- FROM OVERTURNING THE MILITARY SELF-AMNESTY TO IMPUNITY (1983-1989) -- Transition to Democracy and Annulment of the Military Self-amnesty -- The Military on Trial -- Military Unrest and Government Reversal: The Full Stop and Due Obedience Laws -- Accountability Impasse
  • CHALLENGING IMPUNITY: HUMAN RIGHTS MOBILIZATION AT HOME AND ABROAD (1989-2003) -- Impunity and the Political Weakening of the Military -- Human Rights Mobilization: Circumventing Impunity and Challenging Amnesty -- OVERTURNING IMPUNITY LAWS AND REOPENING TRIALS (2003 TO THE PRESENT) -- Crisis and Reversal of Government Human Rights Policies -- Judicial Dismantling of Amnesty -- Posttransitional Justice Trends -- CONCLUSION -- 5 Barriers to Justice -- HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN THE "SWITZERLAND OF THE AMERICAS" -- THE DEFEAT OF HOPE: THE LEY DE CADUCIDAD -- The Ley de Caducidad -- AN UPHILL STRUGGLE: CHALLENGING THE LEY DE CADUCIDAD, 1986-2011 -- The "Voto Verde" Campaign -- Under International Scrutiny -- Fighting Impunity "at Home" -- The First Interpretative Law -- The Ballot Box Again? -- The Sabalsagaray Case -- From Montevideo to San José de Costa Rica -- A Second Interpretative Law -- IMPUNITY IN URUGUAY: SOME TENTATIVE EXPLANATIONS -- The Framework of Transition -- The Ley de Caducidad and the Executive -- The Judiciary -- The "Voluntad Popular" -- CONCLUSION -- 6 Resistance to Change -- TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IN BRAZIL -- Reparations -- Institutional Reform -- Truth and Memory -- Justice and the Rule of Law -- Assessing the Fundamental Characteristics of Transitional Justice in Brazil -- THE CONTINUED ABSENCE OF CRIMINAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN BRAZIL -- Political Reasons -- Legal Reasons -- CONCLUSIONS: THE PURSUIT OF TRUTH AND JUSTICE ALTERNATIVES IN BRAZIL -- 7 De Facto and De Jure Amnesty Laws -- GUATEMALA -- Applicability of International Human Rights Treaty Law -- Transnational Prosecution: The Guatemala Genocide Case -- IACtHR Rulings: Bridging the Gap between International Norms and State Practice -- Guatemalan National Courts: Self-defined Jurisdiction -- EL SALVADOR -- Salvadoran National Courts: Judicial Inertia
  • Applicability of International Human Rights Treaty Law -- Repeated Condemnation by the Inter-American System -- Spanish Jurisdiction in the Jesuit Case -- CONCLUSION -- 8 Creeks of Justice -- BACKGROUND TO GREAT LAKES CONFLICTS -- Rwanda -- Uganda -- RWANDA: POST-GENOCIDE TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE -- Post-Genocide Challenges -- Trajectory of Transitional Justice Policymaking in Rwanda -- Domestic and International Norm Entrepreneurs' Responses to Transitional Justice in Rwanda -- Analysis: Rwanda's Relevance for Amnesty and Accountability Debates -- UGANDA AND TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE -- Post-Atrocity Challenges -- Trajectory of Transitional Justice Policymaking in Uganda -- Polarized Debates: Domestic and International Norm Entrepreneurs' Responses to Transitional Justice in Uganda -- Analysis: Uganda's Relevance for Amnesty and Accountability Debates -- CONCLUDING REMARKS -- 9 Accountability through Conditional Amnesty -- A REVIEW OF SOUTH AFRICA'S CONDITIONAL AMNESTY SCHEME -- History and Legal Framework -- The Work of the Amnesty Committee -- The Amnesty Applicants and their Deeds -- How did the Committee Apply the Preconditions for Amnesty? -- Explaining the Committee's Policy of Generosity -- Developments after the Amnesty Phase -- CONDITIONAL AMNESTY: FACILITATOR OR IRRITANT ON THE PATH TO JUSTICE AND THE RULE OF LAW? -- Conditional Amnesty as an Individual Accountability Process -- Conditional Amnesty as a Component in a Collective Accountability Process -- CONCLUSION -- 10 De Facto Amnesty? -- HISTORICAL BACKGROUND -- LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR MASS CRIMES -- SEVEN CONTEXTS OF MASS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS -- 1965 -- May 1998 -- Maluku -- Poso -- East Timor (Timor Leste) -- Aceh -- The 2004 Tsunami -- Papua -- EMBLEMATIC CASES -- Munir -- Tanjung Priok -- DE JURE AMNESTY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN INDONESIA -- ANALYSIS AND CONCLUSIONS
  • 11 A Limited Amnesty? -- THE CAMBODIAN AMNESTIES -- LEGITIMACY AND THE CAMBODIAN AMNESTIES -- LEADERS AND FOLLOWERS: THE CHOICE OF BENEFICIARIES -- PEACE AND JUSTICE: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE "LIMITED AMNESTY" -- CONCLUSION -- 12 The Spanish Amnesty Law of 1977 in Comparative Perspective -- SETTLING ACCOUNTS WITH THE PAST -- THE POLITICAL PROCESS LEADING TO THE PASSAGE OF THE LAW -- THE SPANISH CASE IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE -- MEMORY IRRUPTION AND JUDICIAL REACTION -- CONCLUSIONs -- Conclusion -- AMNESTIES AND TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE -- Challenger Approach -- Proponent Approach -- Contingent Approach -- THE AGE OF ACCOUNTABILITY OR THE AGE OF AMNESTY? -- AMNESTY AND ACCOUNTABILITY SCENARIOS -- Democratic Displacement -- Creative Circumvention -- Restorative Justice -- Accountability Impasse -- Obstinate Amnesties -- THE FUTURE OF AMNESTY -- Bibliography -- Index
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9781139420181
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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  • (OCoLC)794663529
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Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability : Comparative and International Perspectives
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Contents
  • Cover -- AMNESTY IN THE AGE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ACCOUNTABILITY -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- AMNESTY IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNTABILITY -- THE AMNESTY DEBATE -- BOOK OUTLINE -- CONCLUDING REMARKS -- PART I Theoretical Framework -- 1 The Age of Accountability -- HUMAN RIGHTS ACCOUNTABILITY: THREE MODELS -- THE RISE OF THE INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNTABILITY MODEL -- THE ANTI-APARTHEID CONVENTION -- DISAPPEARANCES AND A NEW GOVERNMENT OBLIGATION TO PUNISH -- INDIVIDUAL CRIMINAL ACCOUNTABILITY FOR WAR CRIMES -- DOMESTIC HUMAN RIGHTS PROSECUTIONS ACCELERATE -- THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIBUNAL FOR THE FORMER YUGOSLAVIA -- THE CREATION OF THE ICC -- FOREIGN HUMAN RIGHTS PROSECUTIONS BEGIN AND ACCELERATE -- CONCLUSIONS -- 2 The Amnesty Controversy in International Law -- TREATIES AND CONVENTIONS -- Prosecutorial Obligations -- Right to Remedy -- Prohibitions on Statutory Limitations -- Nonderogable State Obligations -- CUSTOMARY INTERNATIONAL LAW -- INTERNATIONAL COURT RULINGS -- CONCLUSION -- PART II Comparative Case Studies -- 3 Amnesties' Challenge to the GlobalAccountability Norm? -- WHY "MAP" AMNESTY LAWS? -- DEFINING AMNESTIES -- DATABASE DESIGN: TABLES AND VARIABLES -- DATA COLLECTION: CONTEXTS, SCOPE, AND SOURCES -- GLOBAL AND REGIONAL TRENDS IN AMNESTY ADOPTION, 1979-2011 -- Amnesty Trends by Year -- Amnesty Laws by Region -- Amnesty Laws by Political Crises -- Amnesties and Crimes under International Law -- Amnesty Trends and the Global Accountability Norm -- CONCLUSION -- 4 From Amnesty to Accountability -- FROM OVERTURNING THE MILITARY SELF-AMNESTY TO IMPUNITY (1983-1989) -- Transition to Democracy and Annulment of the Military Self-amnesty -- The Military on Trial -- Military Unrest and Government Reversal: The Full Stop and Due Obedience Laws -- Accountability Impasse
  • CHALLENGING IMPUNITY: HUMAN RIGHTS MOBILIZATION AT HOME AND ABROAD (1989-2003) -- Impunity and the Political Weakening of the Military -- Human Rights Mobilization: Circumventing Impunity and Challenging Amnesty -- OVERTURNING IMPUNITY LAWS AND REOPENING TRIALS (2003 TO THE PRESENT) -- Crisis and Reversal of Government Human Rights Policies -- Judicial Dismantling of Amnesty -- Posttransitional Justice Trends -- CONCLUSION -- 5 Barriers to Justice -- HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN THE "SWITZERLAND OF THE AMERICAS" -- THE DEFEAT OF HOPE: THE LEY DE CADUCIDAD -- The Ley de Caducidad -- AN UPHILL STRUGGLE: CHALLENGING THE LEY DE CADUCIDAD, 1986-2011 -- The "Voto Verde" Campaign -- Under International Scrutiny -- Fighting Impunity "at Home" -- The First Interpretative Law -- The Ballot Box Again? -- The Sabalsagaray Case -- From Montevideo to San José de Costa Rica -- A Second Interpretative Law -- IMPUNITY IN URUGUAY: SOME TENTATIVE EXPLANATIONS -- The Framework of Transition -- The Ley de Caducidad and the Executive -- The Judiciary -- The "Voluntad Popular" -- CONCLUSION -- 6 Resistance to Change -- TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IN BRAZIL -- Reparations -- Institutional Reform -- Truth and Memory -- Justice and the Rule of Law -- Assessing the Fundamental Characteristics of Transitional Justice in Brazil -- THE CONTINUED ABSENCE OF CRIMINAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN BRAZIL -- Political Reasons -- Legal Reasons -- CONCLUSIONS: THE PURSUIT OF TRUTH AND JUSTICE ALTERNATIVES IN BRAZIL -- 7 De Facto and De Jure Amnesty Laws -- GUATEMALA -- Applicability of International Human Rights Treaty Law -- Transnational Prosecution: The Guatemala Genocide Case -- IACtHR Rulings: Bridging the Gap between International Norms and State Practice -- Guatemalan National Courts: Self-defined Jurisdiction -- EL SALVADOR -- Salvadoran National Courts: Judicial Inertia
  • Applicability of International Human Rights Treaty Law -- Repeated Condemnation by the Inter-American System -- Spanish Jurisdiction in the Jesuit Case -- CONCLUSION -- 8 Creeks of Justice -- BACKGROUND TO GREAT LAKES CONFLICTS -- Rwanda -- Uganda -- RWANDA: POST-GENOCIDE TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE -- Post-Genocide Challenges -- Trajectory of Transitional Justice Policymaking in Rwanda -- Domestic and International Norm Entrepreneurs' Responses to Transitional Justice in Rwanda -- Analysis: Rwanda's Relevance for Amnesty and Accountability Debates -- UGANDA AND TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE -- Post-Atrocity Challenges -- Trajectory of Transitional Justice Policymaking in Uganda -- Polarized Debates: Domestic and International Norm Entrepreneurs' Responses to Transitional Justice in Uganda -- Analysis: Uganda's Relevance for Amnesty and Accountability Debates -- CONCLUDING REMARKS -- 9 Accountability through Conditional Amnesty -- A REVIEW OF SOUTH AFRICA'S CONDITIONAL AMNESTY SCHEME -- History and Legal Framework -- The Work of the Amnesty Committee -- The Amnesty Applicants and their Deeds -- How did the Committee Apply the Preconditions for Amnesty? -- Explaining the Committee's Policy of Generosity -- Developments after the Amnesty Phase -- CONDITIONAL AMNESTY: FACILITATOR OR IRRITANT ON THE PATH TO JUSTICE AND THE RULE OF LAW? -- Conditional Amnesty as an Individual Accountability Process -- Conditional Amnesty as a Component in a Collective Accountability Process -- CONCLUSION -- 10 De Facto Amnesty? -- HISTORICAL BACKGROUND -- LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR MASS CRIMES -- SEVEN CONTEXTS OF MASS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS -- 1965 -- May 1998 -- Maluku -- Poso -- East Timor (Timor Leste) -- Aceh -- The 2004 Tsunami -- Papua -- EMBLEMATIC CASES -- Munir -- Tanjung Priok -- DE JURE AMNESTY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN INDONESIA -- ANALYSIS AND CONCLUSIONS
  • 11 A Limited Amnesty? -- THE CAMBODIAN AMNESTIES -- LEGITIMACY AND THE CAMBODIAN AMNESTIES -- LEADERS AND FOLLOWERS: THE CHOICE OF BENEFICIARIES -- PEACE AND JUSTICE: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE "LIMITED AMNESTY" -- CONCLUSION -- 12 The Spanish Amnesty Law of 1977 in Comparative Perspective -- SETTLING ACCOUNTS WITH THE PAST -- THE POLITICAL PROCESS LEADING TO THE PASSAGE OF THE LAW -- THE SPANISH CASE IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE -- MEMORY IRRUPTION AND JUDICIAL REACTION -- CONCLUSIONs -- Conclusion -- AMNESTIES AND TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE -- Challenger Approach -- Proponent Approach -- Contingent Approach -- THE AGE OF ACCOUNTABILITY OR THE AGE OF AMNESTY? -- AMNESTY AND ACCOUNTABILITY SCENARIOS -- Democratic Displacement -- Creative Circumvention -- Restorative Justice -- Accountability Impasse -- Obstinate Amnesties -- THE FUTURE OF AMNESTY -- Bibliography -- Index
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EBC907178
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1 online resource (458 pages)
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9781139420181
Media category
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Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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  • (OCoLC)794663529

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