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.
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Shufai Blaise SEVIDZEM B
Chief NJI Jerome FOTULLAH
AWUNGNJIA Tetchounkwi
Lawrence LYONGA NGANDA

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Criminal Court's prosecution and investigation policies on ICC African Situations in perspective.

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

AFRICAN BAR ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE 2016

 

HARARE, ZIMBABWE,

4-7 September 2016

 

Criminal Court's prosecution and investigation policies

on ICC African Situations in perspective.

 

By Chief Charles A. Taku

 

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International Criminal Court's prosecution and investigation policies

on ICC African Situations in perspective

 By Chief Charles A. Taku

Introduction

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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

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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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Laurent Semanza (Appellant) vs. THE PROSECUTOR (Respondent)

Posted by Moderator on May 26, 2013 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

 

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The PROSECUTOR v. Aug-u stin NDINDILIYIMANA Augustin BIZIMUNGU Francois-Xavier NZUWONEMEYE Innocent SAGAHUTU Case No. ICTR-00-56-T

Posted by Moderator on May 26, 2013 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (2)

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Tribunal penal international pour le Rwanda

OR: ENG

Before: Judge Asoka de Silva, Presiding

Judge Taghrid Hikmet

Judge Seon Ki Park

Registrar: Mr. Adama Dieng

Date: 29 February 2008

The PROSECUTOR

v.

Aug-u stin NDINDILIYIMANA

Augustin BIZIMUNGU

Francois-Xavier NZUWONEMEYE

Innocent SAGAHUTU

Case No. ICTR-00-56-T

DECISION ON NZUWONEMEYE'S MOTIONS TO ADDRESS DEFECT...

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The General's Trial: Dallaire Cross-examination, 23 Nov 2006

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[Here is the cross examination of Gen Dallaire by Me MacDonald, Gen Bizimungu'scounsel, on Thursday, 23 November 2006. One of the disadvantages of postingthese transcripts out of chronological order (in the order which I recieve themfrom Me Black) is that unless you already have a pretty good idea of whathappened in Rwanda between 1990 and 1994, and the role this witness had in it,then this testimony might be a little difficult to follow. To this is added theping-pong of English and French ve...

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