Reparative Justice: An Afterthought in Accountability for International Crime

African states are on the back foot when it comes to redressing victims of international crime. Serious challenges have arisen as to how international institutions and states should address victims’ concerns. Reparations for the millions of victims in post-conflict African states have at best been an afterthought in criminal accountability processes; and at worst, a tool used for political mileage, often around elections. This report reflects and analyses different methods for redressing victims of international crime.