ADVOCATES OF THE CAMEROON BAR
Taku Chambers
SENIOR ADVOCATE:
Chief Charles A. TAKU, Esq. (Head of Chambers)
Lead Counsel, UNICTR
Lead Counsel, Special Court for Sierra Leone, Counsel ICC
Honorary Member of the Law Firm of Angus Gloag and
Jonathan Goodman and Co.
ADVOCATES
Caroline MUNGE TIME
Shufai Blaise SEVIDZEM B
Chief NJI Jerome FOTULLAH
AWUNGNJIA Tetchounkwi
Lawrence LYONGA NGANDA

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THE WAR ECONOMY, IMPUNITY AND THE CRISIS OF PRIMITIVE ACCUMULATION

Posted by Moderator on July 3, 2020 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)

By Chief Charles A. Taku

The persistent call by the Secretary-General of the United Nations and significant peace advocates, among them, Nobel Peace prize laureates for a cease-fire in the ongoing war of attrition and genocide in the Southern Cameroons, to allow peace efforts to be explored and access to victims in dire need of humanitarian assistance during the covic-19 pandemic has been ignored by the Government of Cameroun. What brazen insensitivity and impunity!

It is left t...

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PROFESSOR ALI MAZRUI CONFRONTED CULTURAL GENOCIDE

Posted by Moderator on June 6, 2020 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

December 15, 2014

By Chief Taku

A major contribution of Professor Ali Mazrui was to reawaken and affirm the humanity of the black race and the underlying liberating values that sustain this reality. An enduring effect of centuries of crimes that were perpetrated against the black race from the slave trade, to the “Berlin Bazaar”, colonialism, neo-colonialism and other variants of inter...

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Why we laugh at politicians and give them names (to Chief Charles Achaleke Taku, UN Attorney)

Posted by Moderator on June 6, 2020 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

By Dr Bate Besong

 

In our ‘White Collar Delinquent’s Democracy’

Where the monopoly of power is

the birthright of those

who get it by crook

and the state apparatus is

and instrument of personal vendetta;

elections are won

under the ogogoro of

Monsieur Chirac’s distillery

Many southern Cameroonians have b...

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THE JUDGMENT OF THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT OF NIGERIA ABUJA

Posted by Moderator on June 6, 2020 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

UMASKING ANOTHER INTERNATIONAL CONSPIRACY: HAIL THE RULE OF LAW.

BY Chief Charles A. Taku

 

The judgment of the Nigeria Federal High Court in Abuja on March 1, 2019, declaring illegal and unconstitutional, the abduction and deportation to Cameroun of the President of the Interim Government of the Southern Cameroons/Ambazonia Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, members of the Interim Government and several Southern Cameroons refugees carries significant symbolic weight.

The judgme...

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PIERRE DESIRE ENGO JUDGEMENT

Posted by Moderator on June 4, 2020 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/96/D/1397/2005

Communication No. 1397/2005

22 July 2009

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE

Ninety-sixth session

13 - 31 July 2009

PIERRE DÉSIRÉ ENGO


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Rules of Engagement in Asymmetric Warfare and Security Operations: Need for Compliance with Local and International Law.

Posted by Moderator on June 4, 2020 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

By Chief Charles A. Taku

Introduction

Excellencies members of Government and the peoples’ representatives of the Republic of Liberia, Excellencies Ambassadors and Heads of diplomatic missions and International Organisations, the Hon President and members of the Governing Council of the African Bar Association, the Honourable President of the African Bar Association and mem...

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Speaking Points for Video Address to NCBL CLE Program on Representing Defendants before International Tribunals

Posted by Moderator on May 30, 2020 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Speaking Points for Video Address to NCBL CLE Program on Representing Defendants before International Tribunals

 


• Hello and greetings from The Hague, in the Netherlands. I am Chief Charles Achaleke Taku, President of the International Criminal Court Bar Association. It is my great pleasure to be able to address you today as part of this important program on the topic...

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Official Transcript: Charles Taku (Full Interview)

Posted by Moderator on May 30, 2020 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Interview Summary

Charles Taku discusses the failure of the ICTR to prosecute RPF members. He refers to a form of

‘judicial genocide’ through which Hutu victims are denied justice and the Tribunal perpetuates

violence through impunity. He notes that the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) should investigate

crimes based on the acts...

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Fidel Castro: Africa has lost a /friend

Posted by Moderator on May 30, 2020 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Fidel Castro: Africa has lost a /friend

November 26, 2016

by Chief Charles Taku

Fidel Castro will go down in history as a revolutionary leader who strongly supported the liberation struggle in Africa. The courage with which he withstood and confronted years of intimidation and threats from the gatekeepers of the “might is right” ideology, and on his own terms, insp...

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The Marginalized Intruder: Defence Perspectives on Progressive Development of International Justice

Posted by Moderator on May 30, 2020 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Charles A. Taku

Lead Defence Counsel UNICTR, SCSL & ICC

The Marginalized Intruder: Defence Perspectives on Progressive Development of International Justice

Almost 70 years after the Nuremberg trials, the defence in international criminal courts is still treated as a marginalized intruder by the systemic and structural relations within international justice mechanisms.

With the exc...

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