in International Law
Asked June 20, 2017

Post-colonial nation-state to seek reparations from Westminster

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Is it legally possible for a post-colonial nation-state to seek reparations from Westminster/Her Majesty The Queen? Has there been any precedent?

Answer 1

Yes, a legally tenable case for reparations can be made (see, Nora Wittmann, Reparations — Legally Justified and Sine qua non for Global Justice, Peace and Security, available at, While a definite answer of whether there has been any precedent, will require a thorough study of the precedents in this regard, a preliminary research suggests that there haven't been any recent precedent.

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