Rehabilitating victims of serious human rights violations

Reparations in justice include financial compensation for victims of international crimes and serious human rights violations. As well as non-financial, collective or symbolic measures. They represent a key tool in restoring the dignity of victims and promoting reconciliation and social justice. From the workings of the International Criminal Court Trust Fund to the restitution of cultural assets stolen during colonization to the recognition of victims of the "Genocost" in the Democratic Republic of Congo or victims of sexual violence in the Catholic Church,, read the latest news on reparations, documented by our experts.

Chad: coup de théâtre for Habré's victims

On the eve of the presidential election scheduled for May 6, Chad's transitional president Mahamat Idriss Déby has relaunched the reparations process for the victims of former dictator Hissène Habré. He has announced the release of over 15 million euros of state funds to compensate more than 10,000 people. Is this meant to turn a […]
By Amaury Hauchard (N'Djamena ,Chad)
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