Town Hall: Convicted Killers and Overcrowding

In a first-of-its-kind town hall meeting, government officials and journalists discussed a proposed plan to implement Gacaca, a traditional… read more

In a first-of-its-kind town hall meeting, government officials and journalists discussed a proposed plan to implement Gacaca, a traditional form of tribal justice in which village elders resolved disputes and devised methods of reconciliation. Participants answered questions from the audience, television viewers and radio listeners. The questions focused on whether Gacaca was a sufficient method to address punishment of those responsible for genocide in the 1994 tribal feuds and to address prison overcrowding. Before and after the meeting Mr. Murphy described the plan and the unique nature of the meeting. close

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Town Hall: Convicted Killers and Overcrowding

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Program ID:
124106-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Forum
Location:
Rwanda
First Aired:
Jun 2, 1999
Last Aired:
Jun 6, 1999

Airing Details

  • Jun 02, 1999 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 02, 1999 | 11:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 03, 1999 | 7:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 04, 1999 | 2:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 06, 1999 | 12:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1