UN Women, 1st reparation order issued by International Criminal Court

Landmark ruling paves the way for strengthening women’s access to justice for conflict-related crimes. United Nations, New York — The ruling made by the International Criminal Court this week regarding reparations to victims in the case of convicted former Congolese militia commander Thomas Lubanga reflects a growing recognition in international law that justice must go beyond mere prosecutions and a focus on perpetrators to include an equal focus on victims’ rights to redress and … [Read more...]

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