By stripping the ACJHR of the power to prosecute Africa’s leaders have the AU scored an own goal?

0 Governance, Human Rights, Humanitarian, LEAP

At a closed-door session over the weekend of 28-29 June 2014, the assembly of the AU granted sitting African leaders immunity from prosecution at the African Court of Justice and Human Rights.  Incumbent leaders and “senior state officials based on their functions” who allegedly committed genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity will not be […]

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