Relevant Websites

Approaching Perpetrators: Ethnographic Insights on Ethics, Methodology and Theory

Women’s International War Crime Tribunal on Japan’s Sexual Slavery

Iran Tribunal, an international people´s court on Human Rights violations and Crimes against humanity in the Islamic Republic of Iran during the 1980s.

OMID Memorial, a Human Rights database on State persecution in Iran. The ABF Foundation

Justice for Iran, documenting impunity in Iran

Relevant Publications

Bickford, L. (2007). “Unofficial truth projects.” Human Rights Quarterly 29(4): 994-1035.

Booth, W. J. (2001). “The unforgotten: memories of justice.” American Political Science Review 95(04): 777-791.

Booth, W. J. (2006). Communities of memory: on witness, identity, and justice, Cornell University Press.

Borowiak, C. (2008). “The World Tribunal on Iraq: Citizens’ Tribunals and the Struggle for Accountability.” New Political Science 30(2): 161-186.

Byrnes, A. C. and G. Simm (2013). “Peoples’ Tribunals, International Law and the Use of Force.” University of New South Wales Law Journal 36(2).

Castillejo-Cuellar, A. (2013). “On the question of historical injuries: Transitional justice, anthropology and the vicissitudes of listening.” Anthropology Today 29(1): 17-20.

Chinkin, C. (2006). “People’s Tribunals: Legitimate or Rough Justice.” Windsor Yearbook on Access to Justice, 24: 201-220.

Chinkin, C. M. (2001). “Women’s International Tribunal on Japanese Military Sexual Slavery.” The American Journal of International Law 95(2): 335-341.

Cohen, S. (1995). “State crimes of previous regimes: Knowledge, accountability, and the policing of the past.” Law & Social Inquiry 20(1): 7-50.

Cohen, S. (2001). States of Denial, Knowing about Atrocities and Suffering. Cambridge, Cambridge.

Coutin, S. and C. Lynch (2007). “The International Tribunal Phenomenon.” UCI, Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies, Working Paper Series.

Cribb, R. (2002). “Unresolved Problems in the Indonesian Killings of 1965-1966.” Asian Survey 42(4): 550-563.

Çubukçu, A. (2011). “On Cosmopolitan Occupations: the Case of the World Tribunal on Iraq.” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 13(3): 422-442.

Das, V. (2003). “Trauma and testimony: Implications for political community.” Anthropological Theory 3(3): 293.

Eltringham, N. (2004). Accounting for horror: Post-genocide debates in Rwanda, Pluto Press London.

Feldman, A. (1995). “Ethnographic states of emergency.” Fieldwork under fire: Contemporary studies of violence and survival: 224-252.

Garcia-Godos, J. and K. A. O. Lid (2010). “Transitional Justice and Victims’ Rights before the End of a Conflict: The Unusual Case of Colombia.” Journal of Latin American Studies 42(03): 487-516.

Gerlach, C. (2010). Extremely violent societies: mass violence in the twentieth-century world, Cambridge University Press.

Grandin, G. (2005). “The Instruction of Great Catastrophe: Truth Commissions, National History, and State Formation in Argentina, Chile, and Guatemala.” The American Historical Review 110(1): 46-67.

Hale, C. R. (1997). “Forum on Anthropology in Public: Consciousness, Violence, and the Politics of Memory in Guatemala.” Current anthropology 38(5): 817-838.

Henry, N. (2013). “Memory of an Injustice: The “Comfort Women” and the Legacy of the Tokyo Trial.” Asian Studies Review(ahead-of-print): 1-19.

Hinton, A. L. (2002). Annihilating difference: the anthropology of genocide, University of California Pr.

Hinton, A. L. (2004). Why did they kill?: Cambodia in the shadow of genocide, University of California Pr.

Hinton, A. L. (2010). Transitional justice: Global mechanisms and local realities after genocide and mass violence, Rutgers University Press.

Huyssen, A. (2003). Present pasts: Urban palimpsests and the politics of memory, Stanford Univ Pr.

IHRDC, (2008). Deadly Fatwa: Iran’s 1988 Massacre. New Haven, IHRDC.

IHRDC, (2010). Speaking For The Dead: Survivor Accounts of Iran’s 1988 Massacre New Haven, IHRDC.

Jessee, E. and A. Pohlman (2013). Special Issue “Confronting Mass Atrocities in Oral Historical Practice”, Oral History 33.

Klinghoffer, A. J. and J. A. Klinghoffer (2002). International citizens’ tribunals: Mobilizing public opinion to advance human rights. New York, Palgrave.

Knop, K. (2010). “The Tokyo women’s tribunal and the turn to fiction.” Events: The force of international law: 145.

Kovras, I. (2008). “‘Unearthing the Truth’: The Politics of Exhumations in Cyprus and Spain.” History and Anthropology 19(4): 371-390.

Loraux, N. (2002). The divided city: on memory and forgetting in Ancient Athens, New-York, Zone Books.

Lundy, P. and M. McGovern (2006). “Participation, Truth and Partiality Participatory Action Research, Community-based Truth-telling and Post-conflict Transition in Northern Ireland.” Sociology 40(1): 71-88.

Makaremi, C. (2011). Le cahier d’Aziz. Paris, Gallimard.

Merry, S. E. (1995). “Resistance and the cultural power of law.” Law & Society Rev. 29: 11.

Merry, S. E. (1996). “Legal Vernacularization and Ka Ho’okolokolonui Kanaka Maoli, The People’s International Tribunal, Hawai’i 1993.” PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review 19(1): 67-82.

Merry, S. E. (2006). “Anthropology and international law.” Annu. Rev. Anthropol. 35: 99-116.

Pohlman, A. (2013). Telling Stories about Torture in Indonesia: Managing Risk in a Culture of Impunity. Oral History Forum d’histoire orale.

Robben, A. C. (1995). “The politics of truth and emotion among victims and perpetrators of violence.”

Robben, A. C. (2009). Death, mourning, and burial: a cross-cultural reader, Wiley-Blackwell.

Robben, A. C. (2011). Iraq at a distance: what anthropologists can teach us about the war, University of Pennsylvania Press.

Robben, A. C. and M. M. Suarez-Orozco (2000). Cultures under siege: Collective violence and trauma, Cambridge University Press.

Robben, A. C. M. (2005). Political violence and trauma in Argentina, Univ of Pennsylvania Press.

Robertson, G. (2010 ). The Massacre of Political Prisoners in Iran, 1988, Report Of An Inquiry. Washington, DC, the Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation.

Ross, F. C., R. Shaw, et al. (2010). “An Acknowledged Failure: Women, Voice, Violence, and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission.” Localizing Transitional Justice: Interventions and Priorities after Mass Violence: 69-90.

Saffon, M. P. and R. Uprimny (2007). Transitional Justice without Transition? The Colombian Case and its Challenges to the Transitional Justice Paradigm. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the The Law and Society Association. Berlin, Germany.

Sanford, V. (2003). Buried secrets: Truth and human rights in Guatemala, Palgrave Macmillan.

Sanford, V. (2003). “The “grey zone” of justice: NGOs and rule of law in postwar Guatemala.” Journal of Human Rights 2(3): 393-405.

Scheper-Hughes, N. (2002). Coming to Our Senses. Annihilating difference: the anthropology of genocide. 2: 348.

Scheper-Hughes, N. (2007). Violence and the Politics of Remorse: Lessons from South Africa. Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations. J. G. Biehl, B. Good and A. Kleinman. Berkeley, University of California Press: 179-233.

Scheper-Hughes, N. and P. I. Bourgois (2004). Violence in war and peace, Blackwell Publishers.

Shahrooz, K. (2007). “With Revolutionary Rage and Rancor : A Preliminary Report on The 1988 Massacre of Iran’s Political Prisoners.” Harvard Human Rights Journal 20: 227-261.

Shaw, R. (2007). “Memory frictions: localizing the truth and reconciliation commission in Sierra Leone.” International Journal of Transitional Justice 1(2): 183-207.

Shaw, R., L. Waldorf, et al. (2010). Localizing transitional justice: Interventions and priorities after mass violence, Stanford University Press.

Sluka, J. A. (2000). Death squad: the anthropology of state terror, Univ of Pennsylvania Press.

Sorg, H. C. M. (2008). “Le massacre des prisonniers politiques de 1988 en Iran : une mobilisation forclose?” Raisons politiques 30(2): 59-87.

Talebi, S. (2011). Ghosts of Revolution Ghosts of Revolution Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran. Stanford, Stanford University Press.

Taussig, M. T. (1999). Defacement. Public Secrecy and the Labor of the Negative. Stanford, Stanford University Press.

Terrell, F. (2005). “Unofficial Accountability: A Proposal for the Permanent Women’s Tribunal on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict.” Tex. J. Women & L. 15: 107.

Theidon, K. (2006). “Justice in Transition The Micropolitics of Reconciliation in Postwar Peru.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 50(3): 433-457.

Theidon, K. (2006). “The mask and the mirror: facing up to the past in postwar Peru.” Anthropologica 48(1): 87-100.

Theidon, K. S. (2002). Traumatic states: violence and reconciliation in Peru, University of California, Berkeley with the University of California, San Francisco.

Uprimny, R. and M. P. Saffon (2006). Uses and Abuses of Transitional Justice in Colombia. Bogotá, Dejusticia.

Whitehead, N. L., J. E. Fair, et al. (2009). Genocide: truth, memory, and representation, Duke University Press.

Zinn, H. (1971). Secrecy, archives, and the public interest, Boston University Graduate School.