Effective Remedies to Human Rights Violations

ICTJ

Much of ICTJ’s work—and in fact much of the field of transitional justice—can be understood as the pursuit of effective remedies for victims of severe human rights violations. A remedy involves two elements: a victim’s access to the appropriate authorities to have his claim fairly heard and decided; and the redress or relief that he can receive.

Date published: 
1/1/2009