Ebba Lekvall

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Ebba Lekvall is a PhD candidate at the School of Law/Human Rights Centre, University of Essex. Ebba’s research focuses on the challenges of applying international standards of reparation to domestic reparation programmes in contexts of mass violations and transitional justice.

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The Limits of the Law: Putting Reparations into Practice

Reparations have recently been the hot topic from its invocation at the US Congress, the Khashoggi killing to WWII claims by Poland and Greece against Germany. Reparations have a particular legal meaning that intends to acknowledge wrongdoing and remedy as far as possible victims’ harm. Private law notions of restitution heavily imbue the concept. Indeed,…

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