Omar Dis-Appear

The Potential Legal Effects of Africa’s Withdrawal from the International Criminal Court as a Result of the Omar Al-Bashir Debacle The mass withdrawal of the Rome Statute by African states leaves most of them with little to no discretion on whether to prosecute jus cogens crimes envisaged in the courts jurisdiction due to the absence of the complementarity principle, the […]

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Thula Madonsela!

 The Silencing of South Africa’s Public Protector The Public Protector, in theory, was designed and created to strengthen the constitutional democracy within South Africa along with the other Constitutional Institutions established under Chapter 9 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa.[1] In order to strengthen this constitutional democracy, it is imperative that the Public […]

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