Delivering Justice

By 2014 we will have delivered restorative justice to survivors in Rwanda

Survivors Fund (SURF) is working to:
- Work with partner organisations to develop and secure funding for new legal programmes
– Support the systematic documentation of all legal cases of unresolved genocide-related crimes
– Fund programmes to retain legal experts to represent survivors to bring legal cases
– Develop the capacity of partners to lobby for survivors in the National Social Protection Strategy
– Work with Redress, African and Rights to plan action on a Compensation Law

Over the next three years, we aim to:
– ensure that more survivors have access to legal representation
– ensure the documentation of all legal cases of unresolved genocide-related crimes
– raise awareness of the situation of survivors, in particular pertaining to issues of justice
– mainstream rights of survivors into national development policies
– reopen debate on a Compensation Law for survivors in Rwanda

By 2014 we will have advocated internationally for the rights of survivors

Survivors Fund (SURF) is working to:
- Develop partnerships with international partners to advocate for the rights of survivors
– Lobby the UK Government to lead the call and commit funding for survivors
– Research and publish policy on the creation of a Trust Fund for Rwandan Survivors
– Launch an international advocacy campaign around the 20th Anniversary of the Genocide
– Facilitate and leverage survivor’s testimonies to raise awareness of their needs
– Deliver educational programmes in the UK, and make resources accessible internationally
– Actively rebut and respond to genocide denial

Over the next three years, we aim to:
- secure greater funding specifically for survivors from the international community
– ensure compensation for restorative justice for survivors is on the international agenda
– foster the creation of a Trust Fund for Survivors of the Rwandan Genocide