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Copyright (c) 2010 Buffalo Human Rights Law Review
Buffalo Human Rights Law Review

ARTICLE: OF SHRINES, MEMORIALS AND MUSEUMS: USING THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT'S VICTIM REPARATION AND ASSISTANCE REGIME TO PROMOTE TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE

2010

Buffalo Human Rights Law Review

16 Buff. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 1

Author

Frederic Megret*

Excerpt



Introduction
 
Ever since the creation of the International Criminal Court (ICC), one of its great ambitions has been to provide a meaningful avenue of redress for victims. Now approaching the end of its first decade of existence, the ICC's reparations regime remains a bit of a mystery, 1 which is not entirely a surprise given the absence and, at this stage, seeming remoteness of any verdict. The Rome Statute and Rules of Procedure for the ICC are stronger guides for the procedural regime for reparations 2 than they are for the actual substance of the reparations. The Trust Fund for Victims (TFV), a separate institution created by the Rome Statute that is to complement the Court's actions vis-a-vis victims, has been careful not to make too many declarations as to what its policy might be, and is only beginning to be active. To an extent, the ICC's policy vis-a-vis victims has yet to be defined, and has the potential to be a dense field of developments and challenges in years ahead.

There is no doubt that the stakes are considerable. The magnitude of suffering provoked by mass atrocities has grave implications for international peace and security, as well as transition from tragic events to a process of healing. Indeed, it is on a scale that has rarely been witnessed before. Taking such suffering into account will condition the ability of societies to pull through particularly traumatic episodes with a sense of justice. Moreover, to the extent that ...
 
 
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