bburke13's thinkery



May 4, 2011
prosecutions and punishments isolate offenders do not reduce crime 121

trials exist to produce justice gather truth and create public acknowledment

trials expose them to the bald, grotesque reality of what political and miltiary leaders did in their name 123

trials were revenge in rwanda 124

prosecution biased against speaking the truth to the relevant audiences - 125

truth-telling counters distortion continuin demonization if dissmeninated

ngos disseminate

nothings uts the instruments of justice more at risk in a society struggling for political legitmacy than prosecuting widely known perpetrators and failing to secure convictions ro seciuring them unfairly 126