Redressing Victims: Lessons from Reparative Justice Frameworks

Reparations for the millions of victims in post-conflict African states have at best been an after thought in criminal accountability processes; and at worst, a tool used for political mileage, often around elections. Where implemented at the international and national levels, models of reparative justice could be gleaned for states to reflect on their own processes to meet their obligations to redress victims. This policy brief attempts to reflect and analyse different methods to redress victims of international crime.