In this episode, hosts Elham and Mae talk to prominent South African human rights lawyer, Yasmin Sooka about the importance of knowing the truth, how we can seek it, and how truth-seeking should fit into transitional justice processes. Yasmin Sooka currently chairs the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan and is the current chair of the Board of the Foundation for Human Rights in South Africa.
Our latest report, “Justice is the only way forward”: Perceptions of justice in Libya ten years on, explores the perceptions of justice of Libyans, their views on the transitional justice process and their priorities for accountability ten years on from the 2011 uprising.
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