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Prosecuting international crimes in Africa 1 edition

Prosecuting international crimes in Africa
Chacha Murungu

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Prosecuting international crimes in Africa
Chacha Murungu & Japhet Biegon (editors)

Published 2011 by Pretoria University Law Press in [Pretoria] .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Prosecuting international crimes in Africa contributes to the understanding of international criminal justice in Africa. The books argues for the rule of law, respect for human rights and the eradication of a culture of impunity in Africa. it is a product of peer-reviewed contributions from graduates of the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, where the Master's degree programme in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa has been presented since 2000"--Back cover.

Table of Contents

Pt. I. General issues in the prosecution of international crimes. Duty to prosecute international crimes under international law / Ken Obura
Immunity of state officials and the prosecution of international crimes / Chacha Murungu . Pt. II. International courts and the prosecution of international crimes in Africa . The contribution of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda to the development of international criminal law / George William Mugwanya
Prosecution and punishment of international crimes by the Special Court for Sierra Leone / Chacha Murungu
Sentencing practices of the Special Court for Sierra Leone / Bonolo Dinokopila
Politics of international criminal justice, the ICC's arrest warrant for Al Bashir and the African Union's neo-colonial conspirator thesis / Steve Odero. Pt. III. National courts and the prosecution of international crimes. The trial of Mengistu and other Derg members for genocide, torture and summary executions in Ethiopia / Firew Tiba
The trial of Hissène Habré in Senegal and its contribution of the development of international criminal law / Kameldy Neldjingaye
Prosecuting international crimes committed by the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda / Christopher Mbazira
Genocide as prosecuted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and Gacaca Courts in Rwanda / Christian Garuka
Prosecuting piracy in the Horn of Africa: the case of Kenya / Osogo Ambani. Pt. IV. The implementation of the Rome Statute in Africa. Positive complementarity and the fight against impunity in Africa / Benson Olugbuo
Implementation of the Rome Statute in Malawi and Zambia: progress challenges and prospects / Mwiza Nkhata
Implementation of the Rome Statue of the International Criminal Court in South Africa / Lee Stone.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-340) and index.

Also available online.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
345.601
Library of Congress
KQC982.I57 .P76 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
xii, 362 p. ;
Number of pages
362

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25103930M
ISBN 10
9869857825, 0986985783
ISBN 13
9789869857826, 9780986985782
LC Control Number
2011478242
OCLC/WorldCat
726849669

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