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Part B Issues, Institutions, and Personalities, V

Antonio Cassese

From: The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice

Edited By: Antonio Cassese (Editor-in-Chief)

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 27 November 2020

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...
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