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INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AFRICA

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La question de savoir si les sanctions américaines dirigées contre la Cour pénale internationale (CPI) et certains de ses fonctionnaires violent le droit international revient à se demander si un État peut contrecarrer la lutte contre l’impunité des crimes prévus par le Statut de la CPI. Avant de  répondre à cette question, il sied d’abord de revenir sur le contexte et la nature de ces sanctions (I) avant de voir si celles-ci violent le droit international (II).

I. Contexte et nature des sanct...

2020-9-11

The Judiciary of Rwanda has advertised for the position of International Experienced Researcher to assist in conducting legal research and other related tasks regarding international crimes. The advert can be accessed here.

This post was first published on Justiceinfo.net.

Nigeria is no doubt the African state that sent the strongest message supporting the International Criminal Court (ICC) after the American president announced sanctions against it on June 11. But many say Nigeria is not fulfilling its obligations to the court.

Women gather during a burial ceremony, after two people were killed by Boko Haram fighters in Dalori camp for internally displaced people, near Maiduguri, on July 26, 2019. © Audu Marte / AFP

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2020-8-14

Our new publication featuring contributions in English and French is out and is available for free download here.

This post was first published on the Justice in Conflict blog. The original post can be accessed here.

Military figures march in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Photo: BBC / AP)

On June 17, the Canadian Partnership for International Justice submitted a letter to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) urging her to investigate the former Congolese president, Joseph Kabila, and senior officials from his government for atrocities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This letter...

2020-7-22

PluriCourts, a Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order, has advertised for a position of Research Fellow. The research fellow will study international courts and tribunals (ICs) concerning one or more of the research topics addressed by PluriCourts: the multidimensional legitimacy standards which include multilevel separation of authority, independence and accountability, performance and comparative advantages. PluriCourts also aims to identify best practi...

2020-7-22

African Yearbook of International law

Volume 24 (2019-2020)

Call for papers

The Editors of the African Yearbook of International Law are making preparation for Volume 24of the Yearbookand would like to invite scholarly contributions in the form of an article, note, commentary (on recent developments in Africa or outside events of particular relevance to Africa), or a short digest of State practice or judicial decisions in African countries.

The structure of Volume 24 will be more or less the...

Uganda's National Transitional Justice Policy was approved by the Cabinet on 17 June 2019.

As Northern Uganda continues to recover from a brutal and mass conflict, there are perplexing experiences that hinder its post conflict recovery. A fascinating aspect relates to the way in which vulnerable victims are reintegrated within the communities.

Northern Uganda was engulfed in a civil conflict in 1987, that went on for a duration of more than a decade. The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a rebel movemen...

This article was originally published on Justiceinfo.net.

On 30 June, the King of the Belgians, for the first time, expressed his "regrets" to the Congolese people for the suffering caused by colonial rule. A week earlier, the Belgian parliament had initiated the creation of a "truth commission" on the colonial past in Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. The outline of this commission is to be defined by 21 July. It is expected to be set up in September.

Statue of King Léopold II of Belgium vandalized in Ghe...

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