An interview with John Shattuck, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (1993-1998), for the Ad Hoc Tribunals Oral History Project

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dc.date.accessioned 2015-08-05T17:50:49Z
dc.date.available 2015-08-05T17:50:49Z
dc.date.created 2015
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/30831
dc.description http://findingaids.brandeis.edu/repositories/2/resources/262
dc.description.abstract A transcript of an interview with John Shattuck by Leigh Swigart and David P. Briand. The interview took place on April 7, 2015 in Cambridge, MA, USA, and the transcript, which is represented here, has been reviewed and edited from the original audio version. During the interview, Shattuck reminisces on the evolution of the Clinton administration response to violence in the Balkans after the breakup of Yugoslavia; selection of Richard J. Goldstone as ICTY prosecutor; experiences on the ground in Bosnia and Rwanda; debate over the use of the term 'genocide; within the State Department regarding Bosnia and Rwanda; the impact of reports on Bosnia and Rwanda, and negotiations with Paul Kagame in setting up the ICTR. Shattuck also discusses reflections on the "human rights wars" of the 1990s; comparison of ICTY and ICTR; the effectiveness of tribunals and truth commissions; reflections on the work of the ICTR, ICTY, and ICC, and international criminal justice.
dc.description.sponsorship International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life
dc.format.extent 33 p. + index
dc.language English
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartof International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life Records
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Ad Hoc Tribunals Oral History Project
dc.rights Copyright restrictions may apply. For permission to copy or use this image, contact the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University Libraries
dc.subject.lcsh International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
dc.subject.lcsh Human rights -- Government policy -- United States.
dc.subject.lcsh International Criminal Court.
dc.subject.lcsh War crimes -- Law and legislation.
dc.subject.lcsh Genocide -- History -- 20th century.
dc.title An interview with John Shattuck, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (1993-1998), for the Ad Hoc Tribunals Oral History Project
dc.type text
dc.contributor.interviewee Shattuck, John H. F.
dc.contributor.interviewer Swigart, Leigh
dc.contributor.interviewer Briand, David P.
dc.subject.lcnaf International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991.
dc.subject.lcnaf Goldstone, Richard.
dc.subject.lcnaf Kagamé , Paul, 1957-
mods.extent 33 p. + index
mods.genre Manuscripts
mods.name.lcnaf Shattuck, John H. F.


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