Published in July 2018.
This module is a resource for lecturers
This section provides a list of (mostly) open access materials that the lecturer could ask the students to read before taking a class based on this Module.
Key concepts, issues and challenges
- United Nations, General Assembly (2006). Basic Principles and Guidelines on the Right to a Remedy and Reparation for Victims of Gross Violations of International Human Rights Law and Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law . 21 March. A/RES/60/147.
- United Nations, General Assembly (1985). Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power . 29 November. A/RES/40/34.
- United Nations, Human Rights Council (2016). "They came to destroy": ISIS Crime Against the Yazidis . 15 June. A/HRC/32/CRP.2.
- United Nations, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) (2011). Realizing the rights of victims of terrorism . 22 August.
- United Nations, General Assembly, Human Rights Council (2012). Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Ben Emmerson: Framework principles for securing the human rights of victims of terrorism. 4 June. A/HRC/20/14.
- African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (2015). Principles and Guidelines on Human and Peoples' Rights while Countering Terrorism in Africa .
- Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) (2004). Permanent Council Decision No. 618 on Solidarity with victims of terrorism . 1 July. PC.DEC/618. Paras. 1-2; recognition of the need for appropriate support.
- Hoffman, Bruce, and Anna-Britt Kasupski (2007). The Victims of Terrorism: An Assessment of Their Influence and Growing Role in Policy, Legislation, and the Private Sector . Santa Monica: RAND Center for Terrorism Risk Management Policy - CTRMP.
- Shapland, Joanna, and Matthew Hall (2007). "What do we know about the effects of crime on victims?" International Review of Victimology, vol. 14, pp. 175-217.
- Schmid, Alex (2006). " Magnitudes and Focus of Terrorist Victimization." In Uwe Ewald, and Ksenija Turkovic, eds. Large-Scale Victimisation as a Potential Source of Terrorist Activities.IOS Press.
International/regional legal framework
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (2015). Good Practices in Supporting Victims of Terrorism within the Criminal Justice Framework . New York: UNODC.
- UNODC (1999). Handbook on Justice for Victims . New York: UNODC. Provides guidance as to the establishment of a social solidarity fund for victims of terrorism.
- United Nations, General Assembly (2011). Promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism . 18 August. 66/310. Addresses the rights of victims of terrorism.
- United Nations, General Assembly (2017). Protecting human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism - Report of the Secretary-General . 11 August. A/72/316.
- Goldscheid, Julie (2004). " Crime Victim Compensation in a Post 9/11 World." City University of New York (CUNY) Academic Works.
- Sommer, Hillel (2003). " Providing Compensation for Harm Caused by Terrorism: Lessons Learned in the Israeli Experience." Indiana Law Review, vol. 36, no. 2, p. 335-365.
- Moréteau, Oliver (2008). " Policing the Compensation of Victims of Catastrophes: Combining Solidarity and Self-Responsibility ." Journal Articles, 299.
- Grey, Betsy J. (2005/6). " Homeland Security and Federal Relief: A Proposal for a Permanent Compensation System for Domestic Terrorist Victims." New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 663-750.
- OSCE (2005). Background Paper on Solidarity with Victims of Terrorism . Oñati, 9-10 March.