Truth Commission Design Sheet
http://www.truthcommission.org/index.php

Directions: Follow these instructions and the information on the web site to design your proposed Truth Commission for Indonesia.

Making decisions
  • Click on "Mandate" on the left bar of choices.

      • Scroll down to the list of components

      • Click on "Scope of Investigation."

        • Make your decision using one of the two choices given. Be prepared to defend your choice.

    • Return to list

    • Click on "Legal Powers"

      • Make your decision using one of the three choices given. Be prepared to defend your choice.


    • Return to list

    • Click on "Naming names"

      • Make your decision after reading the text.


    • Return to list

    • Click on "Purpose / envisioned scope"

      • Make your decision using one of the four choices given. Be prepared to defend your choice.

  • Click on "Amnesty" on the left bar of choices.

    • Scroll down to the list of components

    • Click on "Amnesty"

      • Make your decision using one of the two choices given. Be prepared to defend your choice.

    • Return to list

    • Click on "Timing"

      • Make your decision using one of the two choices given. Be prepared to defend your choice.

    • Return to list Click on "Condition"

      • Make your decision using one of the three choices given. Be prepared to defend your choice.

Writing up your Decisions

Now that you have made your decisions, write them up as a charter. For examples, you may view different ones from around the world at http://www.usip.org/library/tc/tc_supdoc.html

Present your plan to your classmates. Be ready to defend your choices as you compare them to those made by other groups. Be sure to use your expertise by sharing what you learned about the experience of the country you studied.