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  1. Liberia - Human rights - Law, Act

    An Act to Establish the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Liberia 2005. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-06-10 | LBR-2005-L-85441

    Establishes the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Liberia. The objective of the TRC is to "promote national peace, security, unity and reconciliation by:
    Investigating gross human rights violations and violations of international humanitarian law as well as abuses that occurred, including massacres, sexual violations, murder, extra-judicial killings and economic crimes, such as the exploitation of natural or public resources to perpetuate armed conflicts, during the period January 1979 to October 14, 2003; determining whether these were isolated incidents or part of a systematic pattern; establishing the antecedents, circumstances factors and context of such violations and abuses; and determining those responsible for the commission of the violations and abuses and their motives as well as their impact on victims." (section 4)

  2. Liberia - Human rights - Law, Act

    An Act to Repeal the Act of 1997 Creating the Liberia Commission on Human Rights and to Create the Independent National Commission on Human Rights of Liberia 2005. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-03-11 | LBR-2005-L-85442

    Repeals the 1997 Act and replaces the Commission with the Independant National Commission on Human Rights.


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