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.
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.