Peace or Justice? That question takes on an anguished poignancy these days in war ravaged societies from Bosnia to Sierra Leone. Peace negotiators and human rights advocates struggle to end the bloodshed and obtain justice for the victims. How does this work in societies whose weak and often corrupt legal structures have been decimated by war?
Marieke Wierda, Director, Prosecutions Program, International Center for Transitional Justice in Beirut
Mohamed Suma, Director, Sierra Leone Court Monitoring Project
Nick Grono, Deputy President, International Crisis Group, Brussels, Belgium
Nader Nadery, Commissioner, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission
Priscilla Hayner, Director, Peace and Justice Unit; Director, International Center for Transitional Justice Geneva
(Click on a guest’s name to listen to their full unedited interview.)
Host: Mark Sommer
Senior Producer: Gregg McVicar
Associate Producers: Naihma Deady, Matt Fidler
Credits Narrator: Gabriela Castelan
Production Engineer: Michael Schwartz
Music in this Program: Open – “Imagine” – BeatleJazz – Lightyear; “A United Earth I” – Alan Stivell and Youssou N’Dour – Putumayo World Music; “Unspoken” – Katia Labeque Band – Unspeakable; “Weapon Conflict” – Sierra Leone’s Refugee Allstars – Anti Records; “Solo de Zer-Barhali-Rythme Tintal” – Afghanistan – Playasound.
Funding: the Compton Foundation.
Duration: 55:00 minutes