The End of ‘the end of impunity’? The International Criminal Court and the Challenge from Truth Commissions

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The End of ‘the end of impunity’? The International Criminal Court and the Challenge from Truth Commissions. / Holtermann, Jakob von Holderstein.

I: Res Publica, Bind 16, Nr. 2, 2010, s. 209-225.

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Holtermann, JVH 2010, 'The End of ‘the end of impunity’? The International Criminal Court and the Challenge from Truth Commissions', Res Publica, bind 16, nr. 2, s. 209-225. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11158-010-9111-5

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Holtermann, J. V. H. (2010). The End of ‘the end of impunity’? The International Criminal Court and the Challenge from Truth Commissions. Res Publica, 16(2), 209-225. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11158-010-9111-5

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Holtermann JVH. The End of ‘the end of impunity’? The International Criminal Court and the Challenge from Truth Commissions. Res Publica. 2010;16(2):209-225. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11158-010-9111-5

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Holtermann, Jakob von Holderstein. / The End of ‘the end of impunity’? The International Criminal Court and the Challenge from Truth Commissions. I: Res Publica. 2010 ; Bind 16, Nr. 2. s. 209-225.

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