Justice - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif https://www.afrik-news.com/ New York Forum Africa 2013: The ICC, judicial colonialism in Africa? https://www.afrik-news.com/article19452.html Fri, 28 Jun 2013 17:54:06 +0200 At a debate on "independence" in Africa during the second edition of the New York Forum Africa 2013 in Libreville, Gabon, the Rwandan minister for foreign affairs, Louise Mushikiwabo, called into question the role of the International Criminal Court. The chief prosecutor of the ICC, Fatou Bensouda, tried to defend the judicial institution that she directs. Fouâd Harit Argentina delegation talk over warship being detained outside Ghana https://www.afrik-news.com/article19382.html Wed, 17 Oct 2012 18:33:34 +0200 Ojong Debra Attorney General Abdel Meguid Mahmoud challenges Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi https://www.afrik-news.com/article19372.html Fri, 12 Oct 2012 17:07:55 +0200 Ojong Debra Sierra Leone court will soon deliver its final judgment https://www.afrik-news.com/article19369.html Thu, 11 Oct 2012 18:47:23 +0200 Ojong Debra International fraud: Le Floch-Prigent charged in Togo https://www.afrik-news.com/article19296.html Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:11:25 +0200 Sébastien Badibanga International fraud: Le Floch-Prigent extradited to Togo https://www.afrik-news.com/article19288.html Sun, 16 Sep 2012 20:21:41 +0200 Le Floch-Prigent, the former boss of Elf was arrested Saturday at the airport in Abidjan, Ivory Coast , where he was preparing to return to Paris. He was then extradited to Togo to be heard in an international fraud case currently considered by the Togolese justice On the Charles Taylor verdict: a valuable precedent or blundering Western meddling? https://www.afrik-news.com/article19247.html Mon, 14 May 2012 15:06:59 +0200 A judge from the tiny Samoan archipelago made history last week by declaring that Charles Taylor, the deposed president of the West African state of Liberia was guilty of “aiding and abetting” the multiple atrocities committed by a rebel force in neighbouring Sierra Leone – nine years after being indicted by a United Nations Special Court. The judges unanimously ruled that Mr Taylor knowingly assisted the commission of these crimes by providing a continuous flow of arms, ammunitions, logistical and other forms of support to the main rebel group (Revolutionary United Front) in exchange for diamonds. Luke Kendeck Treason cases split Zimbabwe lawyers association https://www.afrik-news.com/article19165.html Tue, 22 Mar 2011 15:01:20 +0100 On-going treason trials in Zimbabwe have split an influential grouping of human rights lawyers over accusations of rampant partisan representation and neglect of arrested activists from Matabeleland region. Alice Chimora Gaddafi regime's “last stand” mentality https://www.afrik-news.com/article19096.html Thu, 10 Mar 2011 15:09:01 +0100 On 26th February the UN Security Council passed a hard-hitting resolution designed to send a clear message to Colonel Gaddafi and his regime. As well as an asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo the UN also took the unprecedented step of requesting that the International Criminal Court (ICC) investigate possible war crimes or crimes against humanity committed by Colonel Gaddafi and his forces. Stefan Simanowitz Zimbabwe: Election year terror and treason under Mugabe https://www.afrik-news.com/article19092.html Wed, 09 Mar 2011 14:23:44 +0100 After threatening to dissolve Parliament and call for elections during a visit to Singapour last month, Zimbabwe's aging leader, President Robert Mugabe, has began silencing his political critics through arrests and treason charges. Alice Chimora Ethiopian court throws OLF members into jail for life https://www.afrik-news.com/article19081.html Tue, 08 Mar 2011 15:06:28 +0100 Three Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) leaders have been imprisoned for life by the Ethiopian High Court after they were found guilty of carrying out terrorist attacks on innocent Ethiopians. Desalegn Sisay Anti-gay propaganda splits Uganda priests and churches https://www.afrik-news.com/article19062.html Fri, 04 Mar 2011 18:06:06 +0100 Christianity in Uganda has been hit by anti-gay propaganda which has led to divisions amongst followers as many Christians in the country express surprise at the increasing number of religious leaders using homosexual allegations to discredit their fellow pastors. Geof Magga Zimbabwe PM Tsvangirai to go to court over love child https://www.afrik-news.com/article19032.html Mon, 28 Feb 2011 12:28:00 +0100 The private life of Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, a widower, is never far from media spotlight. After being romantically linked to a string of women, a lawsuit has been filed against the PM. Alice Chimora Malawi's jailed witches get a lease of life https://www.afrik-news.com/article18982.html Fri, 18 Feb 2011 11:33:50 +0100 A human rights group in Malawi is causing a stir as it embarks on a mission to gather 10,000 signatures from locals to force President Bingu wa Mutharika free several jailed witches. Kabelo Marupi Teenage boy shocks court after raping 12yr old boy https://www.afrik-news.com/article18964.html Tue, 15 Feb 2011 19:15:33 +0100 A Zimbabwean teenage-boy stunned a local court by boldly telling a magistrate that anal sex was “brilliant” following accusations that he forced a 12-year-old boy into a “same sex act” resulting in the victim sustaining severe anal injuries. Alice Chimora