Rule-of-law tools for post-conflict states [electronic resource] : reparations programmes / Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

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Reparations programmes
New York : United Nations, 2008
[Getzville, N.Y.] : William S. Hein & Co., [2014]
United Nations law collection
HeinOnline United Nations law collection
Government document
1 online resource (vi, 41 pages)
Reparations for historical injustices.
Reparation (Criminal justice).
War crimes.
War victims -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Human rights.
Rule of law.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
In response to the myriad violations and abuses of fundamental rights that take place particularly during conflicts and under authoritarian regimes, a variety of measures have been developed. This publication has reviewed some of the relevant international law instruments on reparations, and has raised some of the most difficult challenges that reparations programs have faced in different parts off the world. It is a practical tool to provide guidance on implementing reparations initiatives and focuses on how to establish (out-of-court) fair and effective reparations programs in close association with other justice initiatives and with the participation of various stakeholders to help redress cases of gross and serious violations of human rights in the wake of conflict or authoritarian rule.--Publisher's description
Reparations in international law
The context of reparations
The challenges faced by reparations programmes
The role of the international community
"United Nations publication, sales no. E.08. XIV.3"--Title page verso
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United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. issuing body
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