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Drafting of Indictments for the International Criminal Tribunal for RwandaDrafting of Indictments for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

International criminal law is a product of the convergence of two different legal disciplines: the criminal aspects of international law and the international aspects of national criminal law.  The two disciplines, while complementary, are also co-extensive and separate.  Further, the {...}

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Words matter: Incitement to Commit Serious CrimesWords matter: Incitement to Commit Serious Crimes

President Yoweri Museveni’s New Year address was a study in presidential hubris. Arrogant, insulting and condescending, and consistent with his past behaviour, President Museveni blamed ‘internal enemies of Uganda’ for his many failures without taking personal responsibility for failing Ugandans. {...}

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Collateral Damage: A Dangerous Omission in the Law of Armed ConflictsCollateral Damage: A Dangerous Omission in the Law of Armed Conflicts

Introduction Hon. Judge Pillay is a distinguished judge, with an impeccable record of service at the ICTR and ICC. She is a committed human rights lawyer. Judge Pillay is in a unique position, with the necessary institutional support, to initiate {...}

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Annual Meeting of EAC Chief Justices: 7th and 8th December, 2009 Nairobi – KenyaAnnual Meeting of EAC Chief Justices: 7th and 8th December, 2009 Nairobi – Kenya

An Overview of the work of International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Introduction This short paper provides an overview of the work of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). It identifies some of the law, Rules of Procedure and Evidence {...}

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Re-thinking the law on United Nations Peace Enforcement in the context of Security Council Resolution 2098 (2013)Re-thinking the law on United Nations Peace Enforcement in the context of Security Council Resolution 2098 (2013)

  1        Introduction The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2098(2013) creating and approving the deployment of an Intervention Combat Brigade (ICB) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The deployment of ICB is intended to reinforce the {...}