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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 102–109.
Published: 01 December 2016
... impasse between survivors and the military establishment makes it difficult-even dangerous-to take steps toward a national reconciliation. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 JAKARTA—In the early hours of Oct. 1, 1965, 18-year-old Agus Widjojo heard the sound of boots clomping on the tile...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 72–85.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Daniella Zalcman Photographer Daniella Zalcman documents survivors of Canada’s attempt to eradicate Indigenous culture through a network of church run schools. Zalcman finds that a year after the release of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission report, the Canadian government has implemented few of...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2016) 33 (2): 57–61.
Published: 01 June 2016
... reconciliation For one of the world’s most polarizing individuals, Thaksin Shinawatra cuts an understated figure. The soft-spoken former prime minister of Thailand has been in self-imposed exile since his ouster a decade ago, but from his primary residence in Dubai, his words still reverberate across...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 32–38.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., especially when a balance between retribution and absolution can be found. For Paul van Zyl, who served as executive secretary of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, transitional justice is “a middle path between an uncompromising insistence on prosecution on the one hand, and a defeatist...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2012) 29 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2012
... as the continuation of a narrative stretching back to before the conflict ended. “we are very much in favor of reconciliation, but it looks like the mission of the frci in this region is to exterminate all the youth.” Instead of receiving constructive transitional justice, Ivorians have...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2011) 28 (4): 3–6.
Published: 01 December 2011
... reconciliation commissions are inspired by teachings of forgiveness. In Guatemala, the Catholic Church established a “Truth and Memory Project” in 1998, chaired by Bishop Juan Gerardi, who was brutally murdered two days after presenting the report. It described human rights violations against civilians during...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2012) 29 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2012
... producing positive change. The Open Fun Football Schools (OFFS) initiative in Bosnia was created to encourage reconciliation among young people through soccer. A recent evaluation highlights the limitations of OFFS leaders, who often focus too much on football and not enough on reconciliation. The Swiss...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2014
... agricultural communities in Eastern Antioquia have long and painful histories, but their leaders and victims have also done outstanding work to rebuild their communities and promote reconciliation. The region of Eastern Antioquia—comprised of 23 municipalities east of Medellín, the country’s second largest...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2006) 22 (4): 77–86.
Published: 01 December 2006
...; such civil unrest has Though we are missing something that preceded recent Thai coups. For a man who makes the job difficult—unlike South rose to power on a law-and-order platform, Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commis­ persistent violence in the south is especially sion or Rwanda’s Unity...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2004) 20 (4): 91–93.
Published: 01 December 2004
... in the houses being vacated.” One can deduce the unmen­ tioned furies set loose at the time in the wholesale vandalism that turned these concrete homes into gaping shells. (It needs adding that the ruins are now protected and preserved by a foundation dedicated to Greek-Turkish reconciliation...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2001) 18 (2): 65–70.
Published: 01 June 2001
... balanced on their heads. The women wear healing. Five years after a peace accord was embroidered blouses— a mingling of intense signed, the wounds of war still fester and blues, greens, oranges, and reds— reviving a hopes for reconciliation are mocked by a traditional art dormant during long years...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 65–71.
Published: 01 September 2016
... wrote Nothing Ever Dies . I think of the books as being in conversation with each other and engaging in a common project. That project is to force readers to think anew about the Vietnam War and ponder questions of memory, representation, and reconciliation. They do that work in very different ways...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2000) 17 (1): 65–70.
Published: 01 March 2000
... 69 the victims’ families.” In referring to the Meanwhile, Morocco faces a new chal­ Ben Barka case, Prime Minister Youssoufi lenge. An association agreement with the has publicly declared: “Truth is indispen­ European Union went into effect at the be­ sable to reconciliation.” But growing...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2005) 22 (3): 81–93.
Published: 01 September 2005
... larger issue of Turkish population and turn it against the EU membership. The conference was re­ Armenians). Yet it distinguishes between scheduled for the fall, and other top Turkish historical efforts and a more future-oriented politicians, including Prime Minister Tayyip “reconciliation” with...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2001) 18 (2): 43–53.
Published: 01 June 2001
... judgment about Reconciliation and Forgiveness it, and cutting the roots of vengeance that hi­ I am tempted to believe, with Metropolitan bernate in it.7 Resistance to the idea of for­ Nikolay, that the Devil made them do it. giveness in politics often emerges from an The biblical phrase, “the mystery...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2005) 22 (2): 105–108.
Published: 01 June 2005
... role of a moral om­ budsman, fixing the tone and vocabulary of self-reckoning. Thus on the fortieth anniversary of Germany’s surrender, the theme was remorse and reconciliation as President Richard von Weizsacker drew a line between victims and perpetrators and called May 8, when the war ended...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 96–100.
Published: 01 December 2016
... one of the fundamental banners of the justice of transition.” Brazil has taken a few steps toward reconciliation. In 2001, the government created the Amnesty Commission to distribute reparations for victims and their families. The commission, working as a branch of the Justice Ministry, was...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
... toward reconciliation after centuries of colonization and abuse. It begins to confront the ongoing effects of the apartheid-like systems established by the Canadian government’s Department of Indigenous Affairs. Over the last few months, hundreds of indigenous pastoralists have been incarcerated...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2003) 20 (1): 69–76.
Published: 01 March 2003
... another destroyer) persuaded Congress of reconciliation were jailed. Hanoi’s leaders to grant President Johnson wide powers to also kept independent-minded intellectuals wage war. well away from American critics of the war, It is startling to an outsider to hear how so that there could be no...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2001) 18 (3): 33–40.
Published: 01 September 2001
... as a symbol for Japan’s lack of government, the Komeito Party, that he was atonement for the war and the absence of impelled to choose another date. reconciliation with the Asian victims of the Yasukuni, a grand Shinto shrine located Japanese empire. But Chinese and Korean in the...