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BY DARBY JONES Their symbol: a white headscarf. Their weapon: a list of names spoken aloud. Their mission: to keep the memory of their children, “disappeared” by the Argentine military junta four decades ago, alive in the memory of modern-day Argentina and beyond. The Madres de Plaza de Mayo (Mothers of May Plaza), many […]
ISIL violated international, national, regional and tribal law when it recruited children to participate in its armed conflict. With ISIL’s loss of territory in Iraq, the rush to enact justice against perpetrators of these abuses has overlooked the status of children and the need to tailor treatment specifically to child soldiers who survived a brutal occupation.
Purifying Transitional Governments of Authoritarian Bureaucracies: Lessons from Eastern Europe for the Arab World
The follow article is a review of the book, Lustration and Transitional Justice: Personnel Systems in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland, by Roman David (Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011), pp.312, $62.96 The review was written by Ali Gokpinar, a graduate student at Brandeis University.
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