10 Dec In War, No One Distributes Sweets ASSESSING TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE RESPONSES & APPROACHES IN POST-2001 AFGHANISTAN
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|Authors||Orzala. A Nemat, Dr Srinjoy Bose|
|Date of Publication||December 10, 2020|
Over 40 years, every side in Afghanistan’s armed conflict has violated fundamental hu- man rights or international humanitarian law. This is the grim reality that has shaped the country and underscores the stakes of the incipient intra-Afghan peace talks. The 2001 Bonn Agreement highlighted the importance of identifying systematic human rights violations and war crimes and prescribed formation of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), which has undertaken some initiatives. However, the prevailing approach to addressing war crimes since then has been to forget the past (Ter Pa Heyr) and focus on the future.