An assessment of the transitional justice mechanisms in post conflict society: a case study of the East Africa Community
The main objective of this study was to Assess theTransitional Justice Mechanisms In Post Conflict Societies, the case study of the East Africa Community. The research investigated the transitional justice sources from stakeholders and organizations such as the African Union, the Government, civil society organizations and the media and this was adequate to give the information required for the study in hand with highlighted literature on the Evolution of Transitional Justice Mechanisms in Post Conflict Societies. The study relied on secondary and primary data which was collected using questionnaires, focus groups, observations of some of the sample population and interview guide developed in line with the objectives of the study and analyzed to draw the conclusion of the study finding where qualitative techniques were applied in data analysis. Sample was selected using a systematic random sampling. The sample of 30% and above is considered representative for a population less than 500. The results were presented in discussion content delivery to highlight the major findings. They were also presented sequentially according to the research interview guide of the study. Descriptive analyses were used to analyse the data collected. The raw data was coded, evaluated and tabulated to depict clearly the Transitional Justice Mechanisms in Post Conflict Societies. The research recommended that the Transitional Justice Mechanisms In Post Conflict Societies is extremely important given the all regimes coming out of a devastating conflict are confronted with a formidable transition agenda. It must be noted that International NGOs such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are not absent in the debate on transitional justice policies.