Burundi's Draft Law on the Proposed Truth and Reconciliation Committee

Updated: Feb 22, 2019

Impunity Watch analyses the new draft according to three basic principles that the TRC should adhere to in Burundi in order for the truth-seeking process to meet the very basic requirements for a meaningful and legitimate process: (i) Independence; (ii) Participation; and (iii) the non-exclusion of Criminal Prosecution. Impunity Watch observes a clear regression in the protection of the rights of victims in Burundi between the three drafts of the law.

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