Monthly Archives: May 2015

New amnesty precedent set by the Kweyelo case: what does it mean for Ongwen?

TweetOn 8 April 2015, the Supreme Court of Uganda decided the matter of Uganda vs. Kweyelo and set a new precedent that narrowed the application of Uganda’s Amnesty Act, clarifying that not all crimes are eligible for amnesty – only those … Continue reading

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Burundi: no business as usual

TweetIf ever evidence was needed to show that the transition from conflict to sustainable peace is a long, hard road, recent events in Burundi have demonstrated it. The announcement on 23 April 2015 by President Nkurunziza that he would run … Continue reading

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“Suicidal for the nation”: an interview with a Burundian politician in hiding

Tweet(This blog first appeared on African Arguments: read original blog here.) Recent events in Burundi have brought the small nation to international attention, even if action remains wanting. The announcement on 23 April by President Nkurunziza that he would run for … Continue reading

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