The Yugoslav Truth and Reconciliation Commission: A Shaky Start

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Fordham International Law Journal, Vol: 25, Issue: 1, Page: 1

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Pejic, Jelena
FLASH: The Fordham Law Archive of Scholarship and History
International Law; Law
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The purpose of this Essay is to examine the establishment of the Yugoslav Truth and Reconciliation Commission and to draw some early conclusions on whether it will be capable of rendering the facts that I would so desperately like my uncle to face. The first part will deal with the need for a Truth and Reconciliation Commission, while the second part will outline and then comment on its basic documents. The assumption is that the reader is basically familiar with the work of similar commissions around the world and the text will therefore not attempt to repeat the literature on the subject.