This is a summary of an event held at Chatham House on 1 February 2012.
The event examined the role of transitional justice mechanisms after the Arab Spring, and in particular, the role of international mechanisms of justice and the role of international actors. Discussion focused first upon the transitional justice context within individual countries, before expanding upon a number of themes that emerge from all or a number of those situations. Included in this discussion was the Lebanese experience of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, Egypt, Bahrain, and Yemen.
The event was held under the Chatham House Rule.