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Updated by Empowering Helpers on Dec 21, 2017
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How not to interview traumatized people

Cahier Africain: Documenting War Crimes in CAR

A tattered notebook holds the promise of justice for hundreds of war survivors as violence resurges in CAR.

'Justice eludes victims' as Yugoslavia tribunal ends

The woman interviewed thinks that "visiting the house" where atrocities agains her happened, would heal the trauma. This could not be farer from the truth.

The video mentions that Millions have been spent to bring justice - but victims face a life-sentence of trauma. The latter is true since so few resources are spent on effective therapy for the victims and strategies to avoid constant retraumatization.

Justice is a cornerstone for reconciliation - but not enough.