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. We will examine a range of themes and conduct field research in Colombia, Guatemala, Nepal, Northern Ireland, Peru and Uganda.
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