Israel and Palestine Need a Joint Truth Commission
My experience chairing UN commissions of inquiry has led me to conclude that there is no peace without justice. Israel and Palestine need to work together toward this goal.
M. Cherif Bassiouni Jul 14, 2015 2:01 PM
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The model of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission includes three components:
1. the exposition of the historical truth of what happened under apartheid;
2. a quasi-judicial body with the power to grant or deny amnesty to alleged human rights violators; and
3. a process to make recommendations for a system of reparations and compensation.