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REACHING OUT FOR JUSTICE AND RECONCILIATION IN NORTHERN UGANDA: THE PROPOSED WAR CRIMES COURT AND TRADITIONAL JUSTICE

Publication Type:

Paper

Authors:

Rose Nakayi

Source:

(2008)

Abstract:

Rose Nakayi earned an LL.B. (JD equivalent) from Makerere University, Uganda (MUK) and an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge (U.K). Since 2001 she has been a staff member at MUK’s Faculty of Law, Human Rights and Peace Center (HURIPEC). At MUK, she was involved in a range of activities including: teaching, research, outreach and monitoring various aspects of human rights and governance in Uganda. Ms. Nakayi was coordinator of the programme on Human Rights and Democratization in Africa at Makerere, and more recently, the Uganda Coalition for the International Criminal Court, at the Human Rights Network – Uganda (HURINET). She took part in the International Center for Transitional Justice fellowship program in Cape Town, where she developed a keen interest in Transitional Justice. She has consulted on indigenous peoples’ land rights and the human rights issues surrounding citizenship and identity struggles in Uganda, for the Forest Peoples’ Land rights in England and the East African Center for Constitutional Development, respectively. Her JSD research area is Transitional Justice and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, with a regional focus on Africa.