General Comment on Article 19 of the Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance
The General Comment explains the right to obtain redress, adequate compensation, and rehabilitation for victims of enforced disappearance and their families. The Working Group clarifies that states are obliged to ensure that domestic legislation incorporates relevant provisions that enable victims to claim compensation which must be proportionate to the gravity of the act of enforced disappearance.
January 12, 1998
Article 4 [DPPED], Article 9 [DPPED], Article 10 [DPPED], Article 13 [DPPED], Article 14 [DPPED], Article 19 [DPPED]