Transitional justice frameworks only address discrete portions of the historical injustices that indigenous peoples have suffered at the hands of their colonial state.  For example, in Canada, the government has attempted to apologize to the First Nations and has in some cases paid reparations in order to alleviate some of the prevailing racism and… Read More

Transitional justice is  a  an approach to achieving fairness or just treatment during the turn around from  conflict and/or state repression to one where justice is being pursued.  In attempting  to achieve the state’s accountability and the redressing of victims rights.   Indeed, transitional justice affords victims a recognition of their  rights.  It also  promotes… Read More

  People tend to behave in ways that they believe other people approve of, and avoid those behaviors they think others disapprove of.  This normative social influence is based on the fundamental human need to be liked and accepted by others. Furthermore, people’s behavior can also be shaped by informational social influence.[1]   Transnational law… Read More