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Reparation is a principle of law that has existed for centuries
International human rights treaties and instruments provide that victims...
A common misconception is that reparation is synonymous with compensation...
The Division for Treaty Affairs is one of four divisions of the United Nations...
Human rights law, humanitarian law and the international law recognizes that States...(More)
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What is Reparation?
What is Reparation

Reparation is a principle of law that has existed for centuries, referring to the obligation of a wrongdoing party to....REPARATIONS

Claim Reparation

International Justice Day is a reminder of the urgency for all States to ensure their support for the Rome Statute...JURISPRUDENCE

Rome Statute
Forms of Reparation

The legal framework of Rome Statute is based on respect for individual rights and freedoms and included mechanisms....ROME STATUTE

Human Rights

States assume obligations and duties under international law to respect, to protect and to fulfil....HUMAN RIGHTS

The concept of reparations

Reparation for the victims or survivors of torture, which is their right under international and many national laws, is becoming more and more a realistic possibility. As a result, many legal academics and lawyers, sociologists, medical practitioners and psychologists are now discussing the concept of reparation, what it entails and why it is so important; however, only a few of these experts have actually sought the opinions and experiences of survivors themselves. For instance, how do they perceive reparation, and what are their...MORE

Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime

The principles enunciated in the Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power, including that victims should be treated with compassion and respect for their dignity, have their right to access to justice and redress mechanisms fully respected, and that the establishment, strengthening and expansion of national funds for compensation to victims should be encouraged, together with the expeditious development of appropriate rights and remedies for victims,...MORE

“Sometimes 'Reparation' does not change the situation, but it changes our attitude towards the situation and gives us hope which changes our entire lives.” ‘UAE Judgment For Sale

Defining the Goals of Reparations

The quest for protecting individuals from mass atrocities is as old as the UN Charter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The larger part of the Principles and Guidelines, with strong domestic law implications, sets out the status and the rights of victims, and corresponds to the title of the document as it refers to the right of victims to a remedy and reparation. "This preliminary survey identifies the theoretical and empirical studies on torture survivors’ perceptions of the processes of obtaining reparation. The survey goes further,...MORE

Transitional Justice

Transitional justice refers to the set of judicial and non-judicial measures that have been implemented by different countries in order to redress the legacies of massive human rights abuses. These measures include criminal prosecutions, truth commissions, reparations programs, and various kinds of institutional reforms. Transitional justice is not a ‘special’ kind of justice, but an approach to achieving justice in times of transition from conflict and/or state repression. By trying to achieve accountability and redressing victims, transitional...MORE