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Reparation is a principle of law that has existed for centuries,
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 redress the....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

Dictators unsuccessfully claimed immunity from prosecution for crimes against humanity and war crimes....ROME STATUTE

Human Rights

The Rights and Responsibility of individuals, groups and organs of society to promote and protect universally....HUMAN RIGHTS

  • $900,000 Nathans reparation might go to fighting fund
  • Appeals court tosses Armenian reparation law
  • Reparation Law for Victims 1975-1999 not yet debated at the National Parliament
  • Colombia must not pay compensation to 'false victims': Prosecutor
  • Charles Taylor, Arms Dealers and Reparations
  • Peru widens civil war compensation for victims of sexual violence

State Practices

Human rights law, humanitarian law and the international law recognizes that States bear the primary responsibility to acknowledge and address systematic human rights violations against victim to respect and ensure effective reparations that encompasses restitution, compensation, rehabilitation, satisfaction and guarantees of non-repetition. Reparations publicly affirm that victims are rights-holders entitled to redress. It also recalls the responsibilities of States to end impunity and to prosecute those responsible...MORE

International Human Rights Law

International human rights law lays down obligations which States are bound to respect. By becoming parties to international treaties, States assume obligations and duties under international law to respect, to protect and to fulfil human rights. The obligation to respect means that States must refrain from interfering with or curtailing the enjoyment of human rights. The obligation to protect requires States to protect individuals and groups against human rights abuses. The obligation to fulfil means that States must take positive action to facilitate....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

Arab Spring reveals court's flaws

The court has not taken action in any other Arab uprising, in no small part because of the ties between the countries involved and veto-holding members of the Security Council. Bahrain and Yemen are allies of the United States, which is not a signatory to the International Criminal Court. Russia and China, neither of which is a signatory, are close to Syria’s government, and are likely to block any attempt to refer a case to the court....MORE

Treaty Affairs

Every day we need food in order to survive. Where does our food come from? Where does it goes? What is the cost of filling our essential needs? We normally do not think about those issues when we eat. Do you wonder about the differences between choosing locally grown produce over produce grown overseas? The food we consume contributes to climate change. The production, packaging and transportation of food all....MORE