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The Case Against Deferral
February 7, 2011 | by Mugambi Kiai
Kenyans should be wary of the argument that freshly minted governance institutions can handle those bearing the greatest responsibility for the 2007 post-election violence.
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Posted in: Africa, Governance & Accountability, Justice
Topics: Francis Muthaura, Henry Kosgey, Hussein Ali, International Criminal Court, international justice, It's Our Turn to Eat, John Githongo, Joshua arap Sang, Kenya, Mugambi Kiai, National Rainbow Colalition, Uhuru Kenyatta, William Ruto
Breaking New Ground for Indigenous Rights in Southern Africa
February 7, 2011 | by Delme Cupido
For communities across southern Africa who face the daily challenge of accessing water, food, and shelter, a recent judgment represents a small but significant step towards the realization of their right to be treated with dignity.
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Posted in: Africa, Justice, Rights & Equality
Topics: Africa, Bakgalagadi, Basarwa, Botswana, Central Kalahari Game Reserve, indigenous rights, Kalahari desert, Mothomelo, Ramodibedi JA, San, Sesana
Hungary’s Media: The Reform Trap
February 7, 2011 | by Darian Pavli
Hungary's new media laws are part of a broad partisan effort to radically reshape the country's democracy. The European Union needs to take the challenge seriously.
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Posted in: Europe, Justice, Media & Arts
Topics: Darian Pavli, European Union, freedom of expression, freedom of information, Hungary, media freedom, media independence
Lawyers Get Their Final Say at the Charles Taylor Trial
February 7, 2011 | by Alpha Sesay
Prosecutors have one final chance to convince judges that former Liberian president Charles Taylor was responsible for the horrific violence—murders, rapes, hacked-off limbs, and looting—committed by rebels during Sierra Leone's civil war.
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Posted in: Africa, Europe, Justice
Topics: Alpha Sesay, Charles Taylor, international justice, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Special Court for Sierra Leone, The Hague, war crimes
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