Websites of Tribunals and Truth Commissions
Argentina: Report of the National Commission on the Disappeared - CONADEP (sp)
Duration: 1983-1984. The CONADEP commission's full report, issued in Sep. 1984, was commercially published in a shorter form under the title Nunca Más (Never Again) in 1986.
Chile: National Commission on Political Imprisonment and Torture (sp)
Duration: 2003–2005. The first report of the so called "Valech Commission" was published in Nov. 2004, followed by a complementary report published in Jun. 2005.
Report of the Chilean National Commission on Truth and Reconciliation (pdf)
Duration: 1990-1991. The commission released its report, known as the "Rettig Report", in Feb. 1991.
East Timor: Report of the Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation in East Timor - CAVR
Duration: Feb. 2002 – Oct. 2005. The final report was released to public in Nov. 2005. The report's title “Chega!” means “No more, stop, enough!”
see also Timor-Leste Special Panels for Serious Crimes of the Dili District (via website of the Judicial System Monitoring Programm)
El Salvador: Report of the UN Truth Commission on El Salvador
Duration: Jul. 1992 – Mar 1993. The final report was released to public in Mar. 1993.
Guatemala: Memory of Silence (Report of the Commission for Historical Clarification)
Duration: Feb. 1997 – Feb. 1999. The final report of the Commission (in Spanish) was released to the goverment, the Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unity (URNG), and the UN Secretary General in Feb. 1999. Click here to read the English translation on the website of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Liberia: Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Liberia
Duration: Feb. 2006 - Jun. 2009. The first volume of the TRC's final report was published in Dec. 2008. The final edited versions of Vol. II and III were published in Dec. 2009, containing numerous appendices and specialized reports on issues such as women and children.
Lebanon: Special Tribunal For Lebanon
Morocco: Moroccan Equity and Reconciliation Commission
Duration: Dec. 2004 – Nov. 2005. The final report was released to the public in Dec. 2005. The Arabic version contains summaries in French and Spanish. Click here for an English summary of the report, published by the ICTJ.
Peru: Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Duration: Jul. 2001 – Aug. 2003. The 8,000-page final report (in Spanish) was released to the Peruan President and government members in Aug. 2003 .
Rwanda: National Unity and Reconciliation Commission
Duration: Mar. 1999 – present (the Commission became a permanent body in 2002). The Commission has not produced a final report. Instead it publishes regular reports on the Commission's activities and national consultations.
see also International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)
Sierra Leone: Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for Sierra Leone
Duration: Nov. 2002–Oct. 2004. The final report was presented to the United Nations Security Council in October 2004. It is over 5,000 pages long. A shortened report including overview, findings, and recommendations was published in Nov. 2005.
see also TRC Sierra Leone official Website
South Africa: South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Duration: Dec. 1995 – Dec. 2002. The Commission's report was released to the President Nelson Mandela in Oct. 1998. The original mandate expended in 1998, but was extended. To see the Commission's report released to public in Mar. 2003 click here.
Solomon Island: Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)
Duration: Apr. 2009 –2011 (expected). The final report will be submitted by the end of the Commission's operation. The official website of the Solomon Island TRC offers intermediary reports on public hearings.
South Korea: Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Republic of Korea
Duration: Oct. 2000 – Sep. 2002 (1st term). Jul. 2003–Aug. 2004 (2nd term). The commission produced a first term report that was published in Feb. 2003. The condensed English translation "A Hard Journey to Justice" was published in 2004.
Turkey/Armenia: Turkish Armenian Reconciliation Commission (TARC)
Duration: Jul. 2001 - Apr. 2004. The conclusions of the commission were presented to the International Center for Transitional Justice. The ICTJ issued a 3rd party report.
Yugoslavia (former): International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)
For further information on Truth Commissions see also United States Institute of Peace: Truth Commissions Digital Collection