Truth, justice and reconciliation commission of Kenya: An analysis of its complementary role to the International criminal court.

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Kampala international international: School Of Law
This dissertation evaluates the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) as one of the modalities of addressing the 2007 post-election violence and the culture of impunity that has marred Kenya. It scrutinizes the credibility of the TJRC and examines to what extent it meets international standards. The dissertation assesses the circumstances leading to the formation (TJRC), its composition, objectives, mandate and powers. The research analyzes the complementarity principle in international criminal law and examines the extent to which truth, justice and reconciliation commissions are considered to be an adequate response to crimes that fall within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court. It further examines minimum international standards for truth, justice and reconciliation commissions to be termed as acceptable and effective
A dissertation submitted to the faculty of law in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the degree of bachelor of laws at Kampala international university
International humanitarian law, Truth, justice, Kenya, Reconciliation commission, Role, International criminal court