Monthly Archives: October 2015

Guinea: Post-election violence averted, but strong tensions remain

TweetOn 17 October 2015, Alpha Condé, the incumbent president of the Republic of Guinea was declared the winner of Guinea’s presidential elections. With 58% of the vote, Condé was able to avoid a second round. The opposition, led by Cellou … Continue reading

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Challenging Discriminatory Legislation in Sudan Using African Legal Architecture

TweetImagine you are born in a country, to parents who were also born in that country, and all your life you believed you were a citizen of that country – with all the rights that go along with it. Then, … Continue reading

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Despite a presidential pardon, human rights abuses continue in the Gambia

TweetOn 22 July 2015, to mark the 21st anniversary of his accession to power, President Jammeh announced that he would release approximately 200 detainees in the country. Among those released were all of those who had been convicted of treason … Continue reading

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