Pan-African Reparation Perspectives: Special Bulletin on Reparation for Victims of Torture in Africa

Pan-African Reparation Perspectives: Special Bulletin on Reparation for Victims of Torture in Africa

This special bulletin contains several short articles relating to transitional justice in Africa, focusing in particular on reparations for torture. Each article discusses a particular African regional institution or piece of legislation which can be used to attain justice for victims of torture in Africa.

 

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APDH
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Actions pour la Protection des Droits de l'Homme (APDH) was founded in Ivory Coast in 2003 and provides legal assistance to victims of human rights violations committed in Ivory Coast.

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CSVR is a multi-disciplinary institute that seeks to understand and prevent violence, heal its effects and build sustainable peace at the community, national and regional levels.

EIPR
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The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) is a Cairo-based think tank. It has been working since 2002 to strengthen and protect basic rights and freedoms in Egypt, through research, advocacy and supporting litigation in the fields of civil liberties, economic and social rights, and criminal justice.

PRAWA
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Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) is a human rights organisation working in Nigeria and several other African countries. It provides direct psychological rehabilitation and medical intervention to victims of torture and prison inmates

REDRESS
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REDRESS is an international human rights organisation that helps survivors of torture and related crimes obtain justice and reparation. It works with survivors to help restore their dignity and to make torturers accountable.

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