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Universal jurisdiction in respect of international crimes : theory and practice in Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
The crimes of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity are customary international law crimes. The African continent has experienced quite a number of cases involving these crimes, and the continent's ability and ...
The environment as a casualty of war: the role of the African union regulatory framework towards securing environmental protection during armed conflicts
This mini-thesis analyses the international legal framework governing the protection of the natural environment during armed conflicts. It critically examines the normative rules in international humanitarian law and ...
The regional integration of African trade mark laws: challenges and possibilities
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
The need to harmonise laws in Africa has grown in importance in view of the envisaged African common market. Economic integration cannot flourish without an effective regional legal framework. There is fragmentation in ...
The hybrid court model and the legitimacy of international criminal justice in Africa
(University of Western Cape, 2013)
Hybrid Courts are the latest innovation in the prosecution of international crimes after the era of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia ...
Towards an African International Criminal Court? – assessing the extension of the jurisdiction of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights to cover international crimes
(University of the Western Cape., 2011)
Africa seemingly cursed with instability, conflict and gross human rights violations has been the largest scene of operation of international criminal justice. This understanding led African States to be some of the key ...
An analysis of the decentralisation framework provided for in the African Charter on the Values and Principles of Decentralisation, Local Governance and Local Development, 2014
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
In 2014, the African Union (AU) adopted the African Charter on the Values and Principles of Decentralisation, Local Governance and Local Development (the African Charter on Decentralisation). The Charter is a first of its ...
Evaluating South Africa's Proposed Withdrawal from the ICC: A Way Forward?
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Since 2009, the first permanent international criminal court's operation is known to be marked by diplomatic tension between the African Union (AU) and the ICC. A host of African member states have called for African ...
Inconsistency in the implementation of the responsibility to protect during humanitarian crises: the case of Libya and Sudan.
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
The aim of this mini-thesis is to examine the inconsistency in the implementation of the responsibility to protect (RTP) principle during armed conflicts with specific focus on the case of Libya and Darfur. Furthermore the ...
The impact of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights and the protocol on the Rights of Women on the South African judiciary
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
The African court on human and peoples’ rights: a test of African notions of human rights and justice
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Right (the Court) is the most recent of the three regional Human Rights Bodies. Envisioned by the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Right, its structures was not planned until ...