In this episode, hosts Elham and Mae are joined by Gissou Nia to discuss peoples’ tribunals as an alternative to more conventional criminal accountability mechanisms. Together they explore what a peoples’ tribunal might look like in the context of Libya.
Gissou Nia is a human rights lawyer and the director of the Strategic Litigation Project at the Atlantic Council. She served as a member of the prosecution for the Iran Peoples’ Tribunal in 2012.
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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