Term

Transitional justice

Transitional justice efforts seek to make it possible for a society to address and redress injustices that occurred during a violent conflict or regime. These efforts, which can include criminal law proceedings, are designed to build lasting peace and security in the aftermath of a conflict. Legal proceedings undertaken as part of transitional justice efforts can by conducted by international, hybrid or national tribunals.

Colombia

Amicus curiae brief on command responsibility in Colombia's Special Jurisdiction for Peace

Peace Process

ECCHR criticizes the passing of a new law in context of peace negotiations with Colombian FARC. The law contains gaps, including those regarding military commanders' effective control over their subordinate units.