The Juba Agreement annexure calls for the consideration of victims’ experiences during the war by promoting victim participation in policy-making and transitional justice processes. The national TJ policy will therefore prioritize victim participation and consultation to honor the experience of victims and develop victim-centered justice processes.
Reparations are equally valued by victims to achieve meaningful justice for conflict related violations. Reparations reflect the duty to repair harm when human rights violations have occurred. It includes providing a remedy for physical and psychosocial harms and addressing the human impact of conflict-crimes. Reparations include five forms: restitution, compensation, rehabilitation, satisfaction, guarantees of non-repetition. Also available: Reparations DOCUMENT CENTRE
Truth-telling is highly valued amongst victims and war-affected communities to achieve meaningful justice after conflict. Truth-telling gives priority to victims to provide accounts of their experiences during the war and seeks to restore the dignity to victims. It also contributes to achieving reconciliation amongst war-torn communities.
The Amnesty law was adopted in 2000 to encourage the end to hostilities in Northern Uganda. It enables reintegration of reporters back into their communities. Amnesty is awarded to those who renounce rebellion, and are protected from criminal prosecution. Also available: Amnesty DOCUMENT CENTRE
Criminal justice for war crimes through application of the International Criminal Court Act (ICC Act) and other national laws; the focus will be on perpetrators who bear the greatest responsibility for such crimes.