Writing atrocities: Syrian civil society and transitional justice

Through documentation, Syrian civil society actors are transforming the role of transitional justice in ongoing conflict by reclaiming the centrality of victims in justice processes. In her new analysis paper, Noha Aboueldahab argues that in raging conflicts such as in Syria, the documentation of violations should be considered as a mechanism of transitional justice in its own right, rather than merely as a stepping stone toward the implementation of justice measures.