Victims’ Status at International and Hybrid Criminal Courts: Victims as Witnesses, Victim Participants/Civil Parties and Reparations Claimants

Juan Pablo Pérez León Acevedo's doctoral thesis speech (lectio) has been published in: (2018) 24 Finnish Yearbook of International Law 371-378.

Punishment of crimes, in general, and international crimes, in particular,remains primarily guided by Western-driven retributive modalities rather than by restorative initiatives. This doctoral thesis explores victims’ status at international and hybrid criminal courts which is broadly guided by the uneasy relationship between the predominant retributive justice approach and increasing restorative-oriented justice approach manifestations.

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Tags: Criminal law
Published Feb. 9, 2018 10:21 AM - Last modified July 21, 2020 11:35 AM