Part B Issues, Institutions, and Personalities, V
Edited By: Antonio Cassese (Editor-in-Chief)
See Compensation to Victims The right of victims to participate in international proceedings has greatly improved since the establishment of the ICTY and ICTR. Indeed, the Statutes of the two first ad hoc tribunals did not authorize the victims to participate in a personal capacity in the proceedings. They were only allowed to be heard as witnesses for the prosecutor or for the defence. The adoption of the ICCSt. marks a new step forward for the victims: they are now entitled to present their ‘views and concerns’ during the course of trials every time their...