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Collective Reparations for Indigenous Communities Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

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Author(s): Diana Contreras-Garduño | Sebastiaan Rombouts

Journal: Merkourios : Utrecht Journal of International and European Law
ISSN 0927-460X

Volume: 27;
Issue: 72;
Start page: 4;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: IACtHR | Collective Reparations | Right to an Adequate Remedy | Indigenous People | Human Rights.

ABSTRACT
Recent case law from international courts shows an increased willingness to grant collective reparations. This article focuses on how the Inter-American Court of Human Rights has recently been involved in granting a variety of collective reparations to indigenous groups. Moreover, it illustrates the diverse nature of collective reparations, and why there is a need for them.
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