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Arts, Culture & Media

A personal fight against war

Anchor Marco Werman talks to a Rwandan-American woman who is about to graduate from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She is now committed to conflict resolution in Rwanda and the Great Lakes region in Africa.

Conflict & Justice

Part II: Rwanda's gacaca courts

In Rwanda, a huge legal experiment is underway. It's called Gacaca. Since 1994 the government has struggled to administer justice to hundreds of thousands of genocide suspects. A UN court was set up in Tanzania to try high level suspects. The regular Rwandan courts began processing the rest. But they were soon overwhelmed. So the government adapted a traditional form of dispute resolution into a grassroots apparatus for trying genocide cases.