Litigating Reparations

Karina Theurer, Fachinformationsdienst Für Internationale Und Interdisziplinäre Rechtsforschung
2023 Völkerrechtsblog  
Throughout the world, indigenous populations are in a renewed push, demanding reparations from former colonial powers. On 19 January 2023, the Namibian lawyer Patrick Kauta filed an application to the Namibian High Court. In it, he challenges the lawfulness of the Joint Declaration that the German and Namibian governments initialed in summer 2021. This case has the potential to be a historic turning point in the process for reparations for the German state's crimes in its former colony. It
more » ... also contribute to establishing minimum legal standards for reparations processes worldwide.
doi:10.17176/20230125-095851-0 fatcat:upmfqj6ndrgprhk37mykcszzem