DISCLAIMER:

Please note that the views and opinions expressed in this blog are those of the individual authors only and DO NOT reflect or represent the views of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AFRICA

this blog is supported by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung's Rule of Law Program for Sub Saharan Africa

  • Twitter Social Icon

Dans le système de la Cour pénale internationale, il est prévu le mécanisme de réparation au profit d’un inculpé dont la détention s’est relevée irrégulière ou injustifiée. Cette logique, portée par les dispositions de l’article 85 du Statut portant création de la Cour et complétées par celles des règles 173 à 175 du Règlement de procédure et de preuve, est l’une des garanties nécessaires à l’effectivité de l’équité procédurale. Le cas Jean-Pierre Bemba est le premier dans l’histoire de la Cour.

Po...

This article was originally published on JusticeInfo.net. It adds to the discussion on what to expect next after Félicien Kabuga was arrested on 16 May 2020. 

Félicien Kabuga, the great paymaster of the Rwandan regime in the early 1990s, accused of genocide, was arrested on 16 May in France. For 23 years, he had escaped international justice. His surprise arrest raises many questions. Including that of a "reopening" of the UN Tribunal for Rwanda.

It is arguably the most remarkable flight of an accus...

2020-5-18

[Updated]

The news of the arrest of one of Rwandan genocide most wanted suspects Félicien Kabuga is without doubt the biggest news in the ICL sphere this year. Kabuga is reported to have been arrested in the outskirts of Paris after 26 years on the run. Kabuga was indicted by the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (UNICTR) in 1997 (amended indictment issued in 2011) on several counts of genocide, complicity in genocide, direct and public incitement to commit genocide, attempt...

2020-5-06

In the midst of the current global crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, two West African states namely, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire have moved to withdraw their Declaration under Article 34(6)[1]of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights that grants individuals and NGOs direct access to the Continental Court. 

The Republic of Benin through its embassy in Ethiopia issued the notice on 21 Ap...

Please reload

Recent Posts

Please reload

Archive

Please reload

Tags

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE BLOG CONTACT US HERE.

©2016 by African Group of Experts on International Criminal Justice. Proudly created with Wix.com