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The International Criminal Court and Africa /
edited by Charles Chernor Jalloh and Ilias Bantekas.
edition
First edition.
imprint
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017.
description
xxxix, 387 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
0198810563, 9780198810568
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imprint
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017.
isbn
0198810563
9780198810568
contents note
Introduction -- The African Union and universal jurisdiction / Martin Meenecke -- The implementation of the Proprio Motu authority of the prosecutor in Africa / Manisuli Ssenyonjo -- Operationalizing the complementarity principle : the case for a differentiated standard in Kenya's post-electoral violence / Benson Chinedu Olugbuo -- Sequencing peace and justice in post-conflict Africa : the ICC perspecive / Ilias Bantekas -- The International Criminal Court and the African Union : a problematic relationship / Gino Naldi and Konstantionos D. Magliveras -- Trying sitting heads of state : the African Union versus the ICC in the Al Bashir and Kenyatta Cases / Paola Gaeta and Patryk I. Labuda -- Presence of the accused : right or duty? The art of interpretation in a tense political climate / Dire D. Tladi -- The African Union, the Security Council, and the International Criminal Court / Charles Chernor Jalloh -- State withdrawals from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court : South Africa, Burundi, and The Gambia / Manisuli Ssenyonjo -- The development of criminal law and criminal justice in Africa from pre-colonial rule to the present day / Kebreab Isaac Weldesellasie -- National implementation of the ICC Statute to prosecute international crimes in Africa / Olympia Bekou -- The place of the African Criminal Court in the prosecution of serious crimes in Africa / Charles Chernor Jalloh -- Who will prosecute piracy in Africa? / Efthymios Papastavridis -- Complementing the ICC efforts to curb the impunity of international crimes in Africa : the role and contribution of community-based justice mechanisms / Pacifique Manirakiza -- Conclusion.
abstract
Africa has been at the forefront of contemporary global efforts towards ensuring greater accountability for international crimes. But the continent's early embrace of international criminal justice seems to be taking a new turn with the recent resistance from some African states claiming that the emerging system of international criminal law represents a new form of imperialism masquerading as international rule of law. This work analyses the relationship and tensions between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and Africa.
catalogue key
11475625
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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