Colombia has enacted a series of reparation laws dealing with responsibility of both state and non-state actors.Read More →
During the 80s, Guatemala witnessed a state-orchestrated genocide against the Maya-Achi and other indigenous people.Read More →
Reparations in Nepal have stalled, despite efforts to deal with the past through a comprehensive transitional justice process.Read More →
Reparations remain a contested issue. Former combatants are now in government, such as Sinn Fein, whose paramilitary wing (IRA) was responsible for some of the conflict’s worst atrocitiesRead More →
The Comprehensive Reparations Program was agreed in 2005 following recommendations from the Peruvian Truth & Reconciliation Commission and a number of adverse findings at the ICHR.Read More →
Uganda captures the intersection between justice, amnesties and reparations for victimised perpetrators.Read More →
About the Project
Reparation has long been a legal and political tool of making amends for past wrongs in post-conflict and transitional societies. Most of the research and practice of reparations has focused on transitions from authoritarian societies and individual claiming redress against the state or remedies sought between states.
Over the next three years this project will explore how reparations are used in countries transitioning from conflict to address the consequences of the past.
By Luke Moffett, Caoimhe O'Hagan, Nikhil Narayan and Sunneva Gilmore (Reparations Team)
In response to the Northern Ireland Office’s consultation on a pension for seriously injured victims, we made a consolidated response drawing from our project’s research and previous records to produce a guidance document, draft legislation and application form to inform the development of the regulations for this scheme. Read the rest →