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Africa to create continental court to try criminal cases

Friday, July 13, 2012 Comments off

Niyungeko said: Out of 54 African countries, only 26 have ratified the Protocol on the creation of the Court and only five of the 26 countries have made the Special Declaration allowing individuals and NGOs to file cases at the Court.”

 

ADDIS ABABA, July 13 (Xinhua) — The African continent is planning to merge the African Court of Justice and the African Court on Human and People’s Rights with an extension of the Court’ s mandate to try criminal cases, the president of the African Court on Human and People’s Rights said here at a press conference ahead of the 19th African Union (AU) Summit due on July 15 to July 16 this year. Read more…

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