Africa and the International Criminal Court by Gerhard Werle, Lovell Fernandez, Moritz Vormbaum

By Gerhard Werle, Lovell Fernandez, Moritz Vormbaum

The publication offers with the debatable dating among African states, represented via the African Union, and the overseas felony courtroom. This courting begun promisingly yet has been in difficulty lately. The overarching target of the booklet is to research and talk about the achievements and shortcomings of interventions in Africa by means of the overseas legal courtroom in addition to to boost proposals for cooperation among foreign courts, household courts outdoors Africa and courts inside Africa. For this objective, the ebook compiles contributions by means of practitioners of the overseas felony courtroom and through function avid gamers of the judiciary of African nations in addition to by means of educational experts.

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Martinez 2012, p. 34. Martinez 2012, p. 69. van Niekerk 2004, p. 432. Martinez 2012, p. 85. 4 International Criminal Justice in Africa … 37 Annexes to the treaties provided basic procedural rules under which the courts operated. 8 The court in Sierra Leone was the more active as to both the number of cases heard and the number of slaves freed. 9 This is a vivid example of how the success of international courts provides hope and promise for the future of international justice. At the same time it reminds us that Africa not only has played a leading role in the beginnings of international human rights but also has been a target of crimes against humanity.

Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, Judgment pursuant to Article 74 of the Statute, 14 March 2012, para 1358. 20 Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, Summary of the Judgment pursuant to Article 74 of the Statute, 14 March 2012, p. 5. 21 Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, Judgment pursuant to Article 74 of the Statute, 14 March 2012. 22 Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, Decision on sentence pursuant to Article 76 of the Statute, 10 July 2012. 23 Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, Decision establishing the principles and procedures to be applied to reparations, 7 August 2012.

Prosecutor v. William Samoei Ruto, Henry Kiprono Kosgey and Joshua Arap Sang, Appeals Chamber, Judgment on the appeal of the Republic of Kenya against the decision of Pre-Trial Chamber II of 30 May 2011 entitled Decision on the application by the Government of Kenya challenging the admissibility of the case pursuant to Article 19(2)(b) of the Statute, 30 August 2011. 10 Application on behalf of the Government of Libya challenging the admissibility of the case against Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi (n. 2 above); and Application on behalf of the Government of Libya challenging the admissibility of the case against Abdullah Al-Senussi (n.

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