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Helping survivors of ISIS conflict in Iraq realize their right to reparations

Why recent victims only?

Why recent victims only?

Published:November 6, 2019

Too often in post-conflict situations victims’ needs are ignored. After the mass crimes committed in the Balkan and Rwandan conflicts, too much focus was placed on criminal accountability, and not enough on helping victims rebuild their lives. We know from previous experience that there is only a brief post-conflict window in which international attention is focused on victims. Only with a clear, unified message can we deliver on this momentum.