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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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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REACTIONS TO THE OPEN LETTER BY DR. FONLON TO THE BISHOPS OF BUEA AND BAMENDA. SEPTEMBER 1973.

Posted by Moderator on May 30, 2020 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

 

 

REACTIONS TO THE OPEN LETTER BY DR. FONLON TO THE

BISHOPS OF BUEA AND BAMENDA. SEPTEMBER 1973.

 

OUR SENIOR SEMINARY A YEAR AFTER DR. FONLON’S LETTER

 

Dear Editor,

When Dr Fonlon wrote his “Open letter to the Bishops of Buea and Bamenda”, the public reaction was great, even though it helped stimulate people to say what they thought of that “giant leap forward” in the history of the church in...

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ICC Trial Chamber IX to deliberate on the Ongwen case

Posted by Moderator on May 30, 2020 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)


The trial in the case The Prosecutor v. Dominic Ongwen has entered its final stages following closing statements that took place before Trial Chamber IX of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or "Court") from 10 to 12 March 2020. During the closing statement hearings, the Prosecution, the Legal Representatives of Victims and the Defence presented their final arguments.

 

The ICC's Trial Chamber IX, composed of...

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Judgement of 11 February 2014: AUGUSTIN NDINDILIYIMANA Vs THE PROSECUTOR ;._~_-.,.PUBLIC AND REDACTED

Posted by Moderator on March 9, 2015 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (1)

Click here for PDF version of the judgement.

Evolution of Defence Systems in International Tribunals By Chief Charles A. Taku

Posted by Moderator on March 9, 2015 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The preamble of the United Nations Charter, establishes conditions under which “justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law” can be maintained for “promoting social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom”. To underscore this commitment, Article 1 of the United Nations Charter specifies that collective peaceful measures required for the prevention and removal of threats to peace; the maintenance o...

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