Truth is the cornerstone of the rule of law, and it will point towards individuals, not peoples, as perpetrators of war crimes. And it is only the truth that can cleanse the ethnic and religious hatreds and begin the healing process.
While there are various means to achieve an historic record of abuses after a war, the most authoritative rendering is possible only through the crucible of a trial that accords full due process.
We are forced to live together … Because of that we are all pretending to be nice and to love each other. But, it is known that I hate them and they hate me. It will be like that forever.
I don't understand this word “reconciliation.” I can't reconcile with people, even if they are in prison … If a person comes to ask my forgiveness, I will pardon him after he has resuscitated the members of my family that he killed!
Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the world has experienced an upsurge of intrastate wars rooted in ethnic and religious differences. From the highlands of Central America to the islands of South-east Asia, whole societies have been torn asunder by violence so virulent and fierce it has turned community against community, neighbor against neighbor.