The Victims’ Court? A Study of 622 Victim Participants at the International Criminal (Executive Summary)


This multi-country study interviews 622 survivors of war crimes and crimes against humanity is an independent study written at the request of the International Criminal Court and released at the Assembly of States Parties meeting in The Hague on Nov. 20, 2015. The study finds that meaningful victim participation at the International Criminal Court (ICC) hinges on greater investment by member states in outreach and educational programs, so that victims can more fully understand their rights under the Rome Statute. Also available in French.

Alexa Koenig
Eric Stover
Stephen Cody
Mychelle Balthazard
Publication date: 
November 1, 2015
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