The right to the truth in international law: The significance of Strasbourg's contributions

  title={The right to the truth in international law: The significance of Strasbourg's contributions},
  author={Alice Panepinto},
  journal={Legal Studies},
  pages={739 - 764}
The concept of a right to the truth is increasingly utilised in different settings to empower victims and societies to find out about past abuses linked to conflict or authoritarianism. Since the last comprehensive study of this topic in 2006, there has been little attempt to draw together the advancements of fragmented practices. Recent developments in European human rights call for a fresh analysis of the right to the truth as a freestanding principle linked to, but separate from, the state… 

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