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The Role of Specialised Courts in Prosecuting International Crimes and Transitional Justice in Uganda

NEW YORK - The Honorable Minister of State and Deputy Attorney General - Hon. Fredrick Ruhindi on October 12-13, 2011 participated in an international meeting organized in New York by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) .

The conference was entitled “UNDP Policy Dialogue on ‘Complementarity’ and Transitional Justice”. The Honorable Minister made a presentation on the Role of Specialized Courts in Prosecuting International Crimes and Transitional Justice in Uganda.

The presentation highlighted Uganda’s numerous efforts made towards achieving complementarity in the area of criminal justice, and in line with its international obligations under the Rome Statute of the ICC. This was discussed within the context of the ongoing transitional justice process underway in the country.

 

By Nicole Ismene Zarifis