Promoting reconciliation through exhuming and identifying victims in the 1994 Rwandan genocide

Erin Jessee

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This policy brief considers the past, present and future of forensic exhumations in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide. Past exhumations conducted by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) at the request of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) were short-lived and controversial, from the perspective of both the international community and the communities that hosted the investigations. There is, however, widespread support among survivors for renewed
Original languageEnglish
Commissioning bodyCenter for International Governance Innovation
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jul 2012


  • exhumations
  • Rwanda
  • commemoration
  • reconcilliation
  • rwandan genocide

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