Africa

African Court Rules Expelling Indigenous Population in Kenya Would Violate the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (May 26, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 26, 2017, the African Court on Human and People’s Rights

United Nations Security Council Passes Resolution on the Situation in Abyei (May 15, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 15, 2017, the Security Council adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nat

UN Security Council Adopts First Resolution Addressing Boko Haram in the Lake Chad Basin Region (March 31, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 31, 2017, the Security Council adopted a resolution that strongly condemned the terrorist

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution Extending Mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (March 31, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 31, 2017, acting under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, the Security Council adopted a

International Criminal Court Issues Five Sentences in Bemba Case (March 22, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 22, 2017, Trial Chamber VII of the International Criminal Court (ICC) delivered its sentencing decision

High Court of Kenya Rules Against Attempted Closure of the World’s Largest Refugee Camp (February 9, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On February 9, 2017, the High Court of Kenya r

Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court Rejects Challenge to Robert Mugabe's Presidency (February 8, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On February 8, 2017, the Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe rejected a legal challenge to President Robert Mugabe’s presidency that claimed he had violated the constitution and was unfit for office d

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on Central African Republic Arms Embargo (January 27, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 27, 2017, the United Nations Security Council, acting under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, issued a

U.K. Court Rule Nigerians Can't Sue Shell in U.K. for Oil Spills (January 26, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 26, 2017, the U.K.

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on the Situation in the Gambia (January 19, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 19, 2017, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution urging ”all Gambian pa