Monthly Archives: February 2015

High Court Strikes Down Cap on the Number of Refugees in Kenya; Other Damaging Provisions Remain

TweetOn 23 February 2015, Kenya’s High Court struck down a controversial provision in the newly passed Security Laws (Amendment) Act 2014 (“the Security Act”) which limited the number of asylum seekers and refugees in Kenya to 150,000 persons. Other provisions … Continue reading

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Ongwen and the ICC: talking justice in Uganda

Tweet(This blog first appeared on the African Arguments website.) The relationship between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and African civil society is certainly an interesting one. On the one hand, the proliferation of conflict on the continent has led to … Continue reading

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The aftermath of the failed coup in the Gambia: Arrests and detentions continue

TweetOn 30 December 2014, some members of the Gambian opposition and dissidents in the Diaspora took up arms with the aim of overthrowing the regime of President Yahya Jammeh. The coup was foiled, but the attempt has triggered a crackdown … Continue reading

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