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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Independence of the Judiciary and security of investments-opportunities & challenges

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Independence of the Judiciary and security of investments-opportunities & challenges

 

Introduction

Africa is endowed with abundant largely unexploited natural resources and raw materials yet Africa is afflicted by poverty diseases and violent conflicts in the midst of plenty. When these resources are exploited, they are often not exploited for the benefit of the people of Africa.

It is generally...

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GOOD WILL MESSAGE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL BAR ASSOCIATION TO THE AFRICAN BAR ASSOCIATION ON THE OCCASION OF ANNUAL CONFERENCE TAKING PLACE IN NAIROBLE KENYA ON THE 23-27 JULY 2018 BY CHIEF CHARLES TAKU, PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

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GOOD WILL MESSAGE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL BAR ASSOCIATION TO THE AFRICAN BAR ASSOCIATION ON THE OCCASION OF ANNUAL CONFERENCE TAKING PLACE IN NAIROBLE KENYA ON THE 23-27 JULY 2018 BY CHIEF CHARLES TAKU, PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT BAR ASSOCIATION.

The President of African Bar Association,

Mr. Hannibal Uwaifo,

The International Court Bar Association is please to send its goodwill message to the African Bar Association on this historic Conference...

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Biya Will Leave Behind Corruption, Chaos �?? Barrister Taku

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Biya Will Leave Behind Corruption, Chaos – Barrister Taku

Posted: 2:50 pm, August 9, 2010

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Interviewed By Azore Opio

Chief Charles Achaleke Taku, Lead Counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and Special Court for Sierra Leone, believes that for Cameroon to avoid bloodshed, Cameroonians and the government alike – should humbly go back to the drawing and carefully craft a sensible constitution if President Paul Biya is not going to leave ...

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20 YEARS AFTER ROME: BACK TO THE MAJOR CHALLENGES OF COOPERATION

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20 YEARS AFTER ROME: BACK TO THE MAJOR CHALLENGES OF

COOPERATION

• Chief Charles A. Taku, Presdient, ICCBA

Introduction

The ICCBA was represented at the conference of 7 November 2018 by the ICCBA Vice

President for the Defence Dr Caroline Buisman. I was unavoidably absent due to my

involvement in an ongoing trial before the court. The report I received from the distinguished

organisers, France and Senegal was that the contributions made at the c...

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Speech of the ICCBA President International Meetings of the Defence �?? 8 November 2018

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Speech of the ICCBA President

International Meetings of the Defence – 8 November 2018

Excellences, Your most distinguished honors, ladies and gentlemen,

I am delighted to be here in my capacity as President of the International Criminal Court Bar

Association to represent the Executive Council of the Association and all members of the Bar

present in nearly all countries of the world in this Conference. I bring the best wishes from

the ICCBA to all asse...

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Speech of the ICCBA President Opening of the ICC Judicial Year �?? 18 January 2019

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Speech of the ICCBA President

Opening of the ICC Judicial Year – 18 January 2019

Excellencies, Your most distinguished honors, Madam Prosecutor and Mr. Registrar,

I am honored to be here today to represent all members of the International Criminal Court

Bar Association on this important occasion of the opening of the judicial year of the

International Criminal Court, and would like to thank His Excellency President Chile EboeOsuji for the privilege to speak...

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THE FOUMBAN BAZAAR: MASKING THE SLAVE DEAL

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THE FOUMBAN BAZAAR: MASKING THE SLAVE DEAL

 

One of the greatest African creative writers and progressive critical thinker of our times the late Dr Bate Besong described the purported constitutional conference that took place in Foumban on the 17 of July 1961 between the leaders and delegates of the independent La Republique du Cameroun and the leaders of the Southern Cameroons then under British administration as the “Foumban Bazaar”.

The Foumban Bazaa...

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Statement by Chief Charles Taku, President of the International Criminal Court Bar Association

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17th Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute

General Debate

Statement by Chief Charles Taku, President of the

International Criminal Court Bar Association

Your Excellency, the President of the Assembly of States Parties,

Your Excellencies,

Distinguished attendees,

It is my privilege to address you on behalf of the International Criminal Court Bar

Association. The ICCBA, as the collective voice for independent counsel and support staff

...
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FAIR TRIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE APPLICATION OF THE AMENDED ARTICLE 68 OF ICC RoPE

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FAIR TRIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE APPLICATION OF THE AMENDED ARTICLE 68 OF ICC RoPE

 

Chief Charles Taku

 

This is a research paper regarding the new scope of the use of prior record testimony in the International Criminal Court (‘’ the Court’’) under the amended Rule 68 of RoPE and its limitation in light of the fair trial requirement outlined in Rome Statute and International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, relev...

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20 YEARS AFTER ROME: BACK TO THE MAJOR CHALLENGES OF COOPERATION

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20 YEARS AFTER ROME: BACK TO THE MAJOR CHALLENGES OF

COOPERATION

• Chief Charles A. Taku, Presdient, ICCBA

Introduction

The ICCBA was represented at the conference of 7 November 2018 by the ICCBA Vice

President for the Defence Dr Caroline Buisman. I was unavoidably absent due to my

involvement in an ongoing trial before the court. The report I received from the distinguished

organisers, France and Senegal was that the contributions made at the c...

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