Monthly Archives: November 2016

Gambia: elections in a climate of fear and impunity

TweetOn 1 December 2016, Gambians will go to the polls to elect a president with the likely scenario being the incumbent, President Yahya Jammeh will be re-elected for a fifth time. Twenty-two years ago, Jammeh was a young army officer … Continue reading

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Dadaab: Security is not only a concern for the Kenyan government

Tweet Refugees in Dadaab boarding buses to return to South Central Somalia, August 2016 In May 2016, the government of Kenya announced its plans to close Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp, by the end of this month, November. The … Continue reading

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Defending the International Criminal Court Means Improving It

TweetThis has been a rough month for the International Criminal Court (ICC). After years of threats of withdrawal from the Rome Statute which created the ICC by African states, South Africa, Gambia and Burundi have made moves to do so … Continue reading

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