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Part II The Institutional Framework, 5 International Tribunals

From: Remedies in International Human Rights Law (3rd Edition)

Dinah Shelton

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 15 January 2021

Subject(s):
Human rights remedies — War crimes — Armed conflict — Armed attack
In general international law, a tribunal with jurisdiction over a dispute has jurisdiction to award reparations upon determining that a breach of an international obligation has occurred.1 International tribunals have exercised this jurisdiction to determine the scope, nature, modality, and beneficiaries of reparations,2 accepting, modifying or rejecting the applicants’ claims in whole or in part.3 This chapter examines the remedies’ precedents from arbitral tribunals, international courts of general jurisdiction, and specialized bodies like the International...
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