Conflict & Justice

Who Pays? Compensating Victims of Terrorism


Ken Feinberg, administrator for "The One Fund, Boston" talks to a Boston Marathon bombing survivor before a town hall style meeting about the fund in Boston, Massachusetts May 7, 2013. "The One Fund, Boston" is a fund for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY) - RTXZDVF



Following the Boston marathon bombings, The One Fund Boston was set up to collect donations for the victims and their families.

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The administrator of the fund has been meeting with them to decide how much they'll receive in compensation.

In other parts of the world, victim compensation is the responsibility of the government.