Compensation and reparation for victims of terrorism: Assisting victims of terrorism

R.M. Letschert, V.C. Ammerlaan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic


As demonstrated in chapters 3 and 4, terrorism is capable of inflicting widespread personal injury, and unprecedented property and financial damage.1 especially the 9/11 aftermath has led to a worldwide academic and political discussion on how to compensate victims of future terrorist acts.2 the debate concentrates on (a) the availability of (default) private and public compensation schemes, (b) their mutual relationship, and (c) whether government involvement and design of state compensation funds for victims of terrorism is advisable.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAssisting victims of terrorism
Number of pages52
ISBN (Print)9789048130245
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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