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International criminal court Proprio motu intervention where a truth commission exists: the Kenyan situation
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
Kenya’s December 2007 Presidential elections sparked a wave of violent clashes over allegations of election rigging. The protests broke out along ethnic lines, causing greater civil unrest. There have been allegations that ...
The Boko Haram violence from the perspective of International criminal law
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
This paper will explore the history of the outbreak of religious related violence in Nigeria and the response of Nigeria and the African Union to the acts of the Boko Haram group both legally and procedurally. The intervention ...
Is ‘the policy element’ a legal requirement under international criminal law for crimes against humanity?
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
The precise legal definition of crimes against humanity has always been elusive since their first codification in the IMT Charter in 1945. Jurisprudence applying the definition has reflected the uncertainty especially with ...
Recruitment and use of juvenile pirates as crimes against humanity
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Piracy attacks off the coast of the Horn of Africa have been on the rise in the recent years. According to a report by Ocean without Borders, although no vessels were hijacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia in 2017, ...