DiasporaEngager: African Corporate Excellence Awards Winner

Following months of vote counting, research and analysis, DiasporaEngager (The Premier International Diaspora Engagement Social Media Platform – https://www.diasporaengager.com) has been named a Winner in...
President Daniel Edah

Fermeture de frontières par le Nigéria : Les propositions du Président Daniel Edah

FERMETURE DE FRONTIÈRES PAR LE NIGÉRIA : L'HEURE DE L'ÉCONOMIE DE PRODUCTION ET DE TRANSFORMATION A SONNÉ POUR LE BÉNIN ! Depuis plusieurs semaines, l'économie...

Strategic War that is Killing Africa and its Diaspora

Through my experience dealing with diasporas across the globe (e.g. https://www.DiasporaEngager.com/map), I have learned something very shocking about Africa and America that I would like...

Another Defense Witness Says She Did Not See Ongwen During Pajule Attack

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A former member of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) told the International Criminal Court (ICC) she did not see...

Judges to Hear Arguments on Ntaganda’s Sentence

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This week, International Criminal Court (ICC) judges will hear arguments from the prosecution, victims’ lawyers, and the defense on the...

Confirmation of Charges Hearing for Two Central African Militia Leaders Set for This Week

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The confirmation of charges hearing for two militia leaders from the Central African Republic (CAR), who are accused of persecuting...

Les avocats de M. Ntaganda ont présenté les motifs de l’appel de la condamnation...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com), World’s #1 Online Multimedia News Provider Devoted to International Diaspora and their Stakeholders. © All rights reserved. Les avocats...

Can Bemba’s Sentence for Witness Tampering be Reduced Due to Prejudice Suffered in His...

Does a violation of a person’s rights in one case at the International Criminal Court (ICC) count for purposes of reducing a sentence or a stay...

Electing the Next ICC Prosecutor: Perspectives from Civil Society in Uganda

In Uganda, Louis Moreno Ocampo will perhaps remain the most memorable prosecutor in the history of the International Criminal Court (ICC). As the court’ first chief...

Two Witnesses Testify about LRA Attacks in Teso

Two witnesses testified on Thursday about what they saw when the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) carried out attacks in the eastern Ugandan sub-region of Teso about...

Electing the Next ICC Prosecutor: Challenges Facing the Situation in Georgia

In December 2020, the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will elect a new prosecutor to serve for a nine-year term....

Judge Domínguez Removed from Maya Achi Sexual Violence Case

The First High Risk Appellate Court has granted the recusal motion filed by the Attorney General’s Office against Judge Claudette Domínguez in the Maya Achi sexual...

New Challenges to the Legacy of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Two significant but widely anticipated developments pose challenges to the legacy and completion strategy of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC)....

In Defiance of Court Rulings, Guatemalan Congressional Leaders Push Amnesty Bill

Despite national and international court rulings ordering cessation of debate and permanent withdrawal of Guatemala’s bill 5377, a blanket amnesty law designed to shield perpetrators of...

ICC Registry Says it Would Be Premature for Judges to Involve States in Bemba’s...

The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Registry has denied that the court bears responsibility for losses associated with the frozen assets of former defendant Jean-Pierre Bemba and has...

Opening of Al-Bashir Trial Highlights the Need for Accountability in Sudan

On Monday, August 19, former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir appeared in court in Khartoum on charges of “possessing foreign currency, corruption and receiving gifts...

Ntaganda’s Lawyers Lay Out Reasons for Appeal Against ICC Conviction

Bosco Ntaganda’s lawyers have laid out 15 grounds of appeal against his guilty verdict at the International Criminal Court (ICC) and asked the Appeals Chamber to acquit...
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Guatemala Poised to Appoint New Supreme Court Judges Absent Meaningful Vetting

After being rocked by allegations of influence peddling in past selections of Supreme Court judges, Guatemala is about to repeat the same mistakes. With a...

Egyptian security forces arrest son of al-Mashhad editor Magdi Shandi

Washington, D.C., September 10, 2019 -- Egyptian authorities must immediately release Omar Shandi and stop harassing the families of critical journalists, the Committee to...

LA Press Freedom Week to celebrate the power of journalism

New York, September 05, 2019—The Committee to Protect Journalists will participate in LA Press Freedom Week, a multi-day celebration of press freedom and the...

The Africanisation and decolonisation of higher education: Progress and challenges

Introductory remarks Notwithstanding the tragic reality that we, as Africans continue to measure time and the movement of history through the civilisational lens of our...

An axis of hope, dignity and defiance stands up to the triumvirate of evil

Sub-Title: We will never accept the mark of the beastIn these times, many in the Americas and the Caribbean are giving in to geo-political fatalism....

The Lasalin massacre and the human rights crisis in Haiti

Introduction On 13 November 2018, police and other paramilitary personnel entered the neighbourhood of Lasalin in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. What followed was a massacre of the...
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Another missed opportunity for meaningful agrarian change in South Africa

Perhaps the most revealing statement comes on page 93 where they acknowledge that: “The panel has not agreed on what the vision should be...

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