International Court of Justice

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 11th, 2014
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Today sees a milestone event in the history of Britain’s relations with its former Empire — or, as most of us would say,  a landmark in the demented pursuit of cash redress for centuries-old historical wrongs. A meeting of Caribbean national leaders is expected to endorse an ‘action plan’, demanding ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 26th, 2013
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Just a few days ago, the Somali Regional President, Abdi Mohamed Omar, launched an extensive official tour throughout the 8 districts the Isaq Ethiopian Somali Community resides. This official tour exactly coincided with the dates, 16th and 17th of March 2013, which was one year anniversary when 23 m...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 1st, 2013
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Thomas O’Bryan The United Nations stands behind its proud record of promoting the universality and indivisibility of human rights, and for many decades the institution has played an incredibly value role in promoting peace and stability around the world. However, in the Western Sahara, the UN has cle...
By benim
In African Union (AU)
Dec 10th, 2012
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By Stephen Lamony African states must take lead in prosecution of grave crimes rather than diluting the mandate of an over-stretched regional court. The three year old impasse between the African Union (AU) and the International Criminal Court (ICC) is being further complicated by plans to expand the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Senegal
Dec 5th, 2012
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So-called “ill-gotten gains” investigations are underway into several current and former ruling families from West and Central Africa. Senegal’s new government has launched a landmark investigation into several key figures from the former government, while justice officials in the U...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 4th, 2012
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(AGI) A territorial dispute between Nigeria and Cameroon has caused an increase in tensions between the two countries. Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan, who leads Africa’s most populous nation, let it be known that his government will re-examine the issue of sovereignty of the penins...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 25th, 2012
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By Ochereome Nnanna, THIS article was published on Thursday October 17, 2002 shortly after the International Court of Justice ceded Bakasi Peninsula to Cameroun. Prof Walter Ofonagoro, who is making a presentation today at the Nigerian Institute for International Affairs, NIIA, Victoria Island Lagos,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 23rd, 2012
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Senegal and the African Union say they’ve finalized a deal on how to try a former Chadian dictator who is accused of ordering thousands of political opponents to be tortured or killed. The move comes about a month after preliminary agreement was announced. In July, the International Court of Ju...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Jul 29th, 2012
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Boris DOLGOV On July 20 the UN International Court of Justice ruled on the case of former President of the Republic of Chad Hissen Habre, who is in exile in Senegal. According to the ruling this country must either extradite him to Belgium or begin trial proceedings immediately (1). The decision has ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 20th, 2012
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Antananarivo – A former judge on the UN’s highest court went on trial in Madagascar Monday on charges of complicity in a coup plot. Raymond Ranjeva denies any involvement in the alleged plot to unseat strongman Andry Rajoelina, who seized power in a coup in March 2009. In November 2010, w...