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Title:The International Criminal Court and Africa: one decade on
Editor:Ankumah, Evelyn A.ISNI
Series:Africa legal aid special series
City of publisher:Cambridge
ISBN:1780684177; 9781780684178
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:International Criminal Court
international criminal law
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
Abstract:This volume analyses the ICC's activities and developments in the last decade. It addresses a range of topics concerning the functioning of the Court such as complementarity, impunity, the role of prosecution and defence, the role of victims, gender crimes, and the nexus between the ICC Statue and human rights. It also explores the role of the African Union, of alternative justice mechanism and of the International Criminal Tribune for Rwanda. Contributions: Fighting impunity: African states and the International Criminal Court (Chris Maina Peter); The Rome Statute and Universal Human Rights (Sanji Mmasenono Monageng and Alexander Heinze); Challenging the culture of impunity for sexual and gender-based crimes (Fatou Bensouda); Impunity through immunity: the Kenya situation and the International Criminal Court (Leila Nadya Sadat and Benjamin Cohen); Defence perspectives: state cooperation and ICC detention: a decade past an arrest warrant (Xavier-Jean Keďta); Towards a multi-layered system of International Criminal Justice (Mia Swart); Complementarity in practice and ICC implementing legislation: lessons from Uganda (Elizabeth Ibanda-Nahamya); Looking back, looking forward: the implications of the termination of the Kenyatta case before the ICC (George Kegoro); Transforming legal concepts and gender perceptions (Brigid Inder); Exploring efforts to resolve the tension between the AU and the ICC over the Bashir saga (Max du Plessis, on Sudan); When we don't speak the same language: the challenges of multilingual justice at the ICC (Lorraine Smith van-Lin); The role of the African Union in International Criminal Justice: force for good or bad? (Godfrey M. Musila); A seed for world peace growing in Africa: the Kampala Amendments on the crime of aggression and the monsoon of Malabo (Jutta F. Bertram-Nothnagel); The rights of victims of serious violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law: a human rights perspective (Cécile Aptel); Boko Haram's insurgency in Nigeria: exploring the justice, peace and reconciliation pathways (Idayat Hassan and Benson Chinedu Olugbuo); Ten years of International Criminal Court practice - trials, achievements and tribulations: is the ICC today what Africa expects or wants? (Akbar Khan); Universal jurisdiction, African perceptions of the International Criminal Court and the new AU Protocol on Amendments to the Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights (Manuel J. Ventura and Amelia J. Bleeker); Punishment as prevention? The International Criminal Court and the prevention of international crimes (Kjell Follingstad Anderson); Complementarity and Africa: tackling international crimes at the domestic level (Angela Mudukuti); The legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (André Klip); Can there be justice without reparations? Identifying gaps in gender justice (Renifa Madenga); Transitional justice and the ICC: Lessons from Rwanda (Leo C. Nwoye); Looking forward, anticipating challenges: making sense of disjunctures in meanings of culpability (Kamari Maxine Clarke); Building the base: local accountability for conflict-period sexual violence (Kim Thuy Seelinger and Julie Freccero); Safety and security of protected witnesses and acquitted and released persons: lessons from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Roland Kouassi and Amoussouga Géro); Bridging the legal gap: the international initiative for opening negotiations on a multilateral treaty for mutual legal assistance and extradition in the domestic prosecution of atrocity crimes (Anne-Sophie Massa). [ASC Leiden abstract]