UN Special Rapporteur on Transitional Justice

by UN Special Rapporteur on Transitional Justice, September 2021

Human Rights Council
Forty-eighth session
13 September–1 October 2021
Agenda item 3 — Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

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Special Rapporteur Fabián Salvioli

Interactive Dialogue at UNHRC Sept. 16, 2021 – ID: SR on Truth & Justice – 8th Meeting, 48th Regular Session Human Rights Council | UN Web TV

SR TJ report on follow up to visits to Burundi UK and Sri Lanka

Follow-up on the visits to Burundi, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Sri Lanka
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, Fabián Salvioli*, **

Summary
The Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, Fabián Salvioli, submits the present report in follow-up to the official visits undertaken by his predecessor to Burundi (2014), the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2015 and 2016) and Sri Lanka (2017).

In the report, the Special Rapporteur assesses the status of implementation of the recommendations contained in the country visit reports and considers related developments that have taken place since the visit. The assessment is intended as a useful reference for States, civil society and other key stakeholders regarding the progress made and the areas that require further development.


Report of the SR Transitional Justice on Prosecuting Punishing Gross Violations of HR Sept 2021

Accountability: Prosecuting and punishing gross violations of human rights and serious violations of international humanitarian law in the context of transitional justice processes

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, Fabián Salvioli

Summary
The Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees
of non-recurrence, Fabián Salvioli, presents his report on accountability with a view to the
prosecution and punishment of gross violations of human rights and serious violations of
international humanitarian law in the context of transitional justice processes.
The report examines the scope of the legal obligation to prosecute and punish such
violations, as well as the constraints, gaps and opportunities encountered in the
implementation of this obligation in countries undergoing transitional justice processes. It
concludes with recommendations

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