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Name: Reconciliation Commission Establishment Proclamation No.1102 /2018.
Country: Ethiopia
Subject(s): Constitutional law; Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2019-02-05
Entry into force:
ISN: ETH-2019-L-109314
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line House of People's Representatives, Ethiopia PDF PDF (consulted on 2019-12-19)
Abstract/Citation: WHEREAS, it is necessary to reconcile based on truth and justice the disagreement that developed among peoples of Ethiopia for years because of different societal and political conflict;
WHEREAS, it is necessary to identify and ascertain the nature, Cause and dimension of the repeated gross violation of human rights so as to fully respect and Implement basic human rights recognized under the
Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and international and continental agreements which Ethiopian ratified and since it is important for the reconciliation;
WHEREAS, it is believed that providing victims of gross human rights abuses in different time and historical event with a forum to be heard and perpetrators to disclose and confess their actions as a way of reconciliation and to achieve lasting peace;
WHEREAS, it is necessary to establish free and independent institution that inquire and disclose the truth of the sources, causes and extent of conflicts and that takes appropriate measures and initiate recommendation that enable for the lasting peace and to prevent the future occurrence of such conflict.

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