Africa

East African Court of Justice Rules Tanzanian Media Law Violates Press Freedom (March 28, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 28, 2019, the East African Court of Justice ruled in Media Counsel of Tanzania an

UN Security Council Extends Mandate of Peacekeeping Force in Guinea-Bissau, Aiming to End in 2020 (February 28, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 28, 2019, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2458 (2019), in which it extended the mandate of the United Nations

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Extending Travel Ban and Sanctions in Yemen (February 26, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 26, 2019, the Security Council passed Resolution 2456 (2019) in which it expressed its increased concern regarding the

Central African Republic and Armed Groups Sign Peace Agreement (February 6, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 6, 2019, the Central African Republic (CAR) and fourteen non-state armed groups within the state signed a peac

The African Union, the International Criminal Court, and the International Court of Justice: At the Fault Lines of International Accountability

Introduction

At its 30th summit in January 2018, the African Union (AU) decided to approach the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to seek an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice (ICJ).[1] Kenya has made a formal request that this matter be placed on the agenda of the UNGA in September 2018. The subject matter of this legal opinion relates to the immunities of sitting heads of state before the International Criminal Court (ICC). 

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Volume: 
22
Issue: 
10
Author: 
Priya Pillai
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African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights Rules Mali Violated the Maputo Protocol (May 11, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 11, 2018, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

African Court of Human and People’s Rights Rules Tanzania Violated Citizen’s Rights Concerning Nationality (March 22, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 22, 2018, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR)