Bonacker, Thorsten

Victims of International Crimes: An Interdisciplinary Discourse

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Thorsten Bonacker, Christoph Safferling

Part I. Victims in International Law

2. Victim-Oriented Perspectives: Rights and Realities
Theo Boven

3. On Victims and Non-Victims: Observations from Rwanda
Gerd Hankel

Part II. Definition of Victims

4. The Status of Victims Under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
Michael J. Kelly

5. The Individualising and Universalising Discourse of Law: Victims in Truth Commissions and Trials
Michael Humphrey

6. Redressing Sexual Violence in Transitional Justice and the Labelling of Women as “Victims”
Susanne Buckley-Zistel

7. Everyone Wanted to be Victim: How Victims of Persecution Disappear Within a Victimised Nation
Brigitte Bailer-Galanda

8. Transcending Victimhood: Child Soldiers and Restorative Justice
Mark A. Drumbl

Part III. Victim Protection and Participation in Criminal Trials

9. The Protection of Victims in War Crimes Trials
Daniela Kravetz

10. Victims as Witnesses: Views from the Defence
Natalie Wistinghausen

11. Participation Rights of Victims as Civil Parties and the Challenges of Their Implementation Before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Silke Studzinsky

12. The ICC’s Practice on Victim Participation
Franziska C. Eckelmans

13. Victims’ Rights and Peace
Hans-Peter Kaul

Part IV. Victims in Transitional Justice Processes

14. Victims, Excombatants and the Communities: Irreconcilable Demands or a Dangerous Convergence?
Chandra Lekha Sriram

15. Victims of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
Boris Barth

16. Victims of Civil War
Stefanie Bock

17. Valorising Victims’ Ambivalences in Contemporary Trends in Transitional Justice
Thorsten Bonacker, Anika Oettler, Christoph Safferling

18. A Reflection on Transitional Justice in Guatemala 15 Years After the Peace Agreements
Raquel Aldana

19. The Role and Mandates of the ICC Trust Fund for Victims
Katharina Peschke

Part V. The Role of Civil Society Actors

20. From Victimhood to Political Protagonism: Victim Groups and Associations in the Process of Dealing with a Violent Past
Veit Strassner

21. The Role of Cambodian Civil Society in the Victim Participation Scheme of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Christoph Sperfeldt

22. Critical Memory Studies and the Politics of Victimhood: Reassessing the Role of Victimhood Nationalism in Northern Ireland and South Africa
Marcel M. Baumann

Keywords: Law, International Humanitarian Law, Law of Armed Conflict, International Criminal Law, Human Rights, Public International Law, International Relations

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