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Many of those proclaiming Egypt's "dire need" for transitional justice have so far failed to properly analyze the interim government's actions with regard to transitional justice.However, calling on the current government to implement transitional justice does not take into consideration the current political context in the country and how it would affect any such potential process. Based on statements from the Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Ministry, the current government's approach to transitional justice will likely be highly skewed, exclusionary and directed at one faction.As a way of analyzing the interim government's understanding of transitional justice, it is necessary to look at the new ministry, the governmental body established to work on such issues since Mubarak's removal.A closer examination of the state's policies in relation to transitional justice reveals that any transitional justice process started under the current political order would be highly politicized.Moreover, working on transitional justice within the current ministry framework and in this current climate runs the risk of the transitional justice concept becoming shorthand for pursuing one's political opponents; what is referred to as al-adala al-intiqamiyya, or "vengeful justice".
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