Rwanda`s Gacaca Courts: Looking back on an innovative mechanism of transitional justice

ANALYSIS Elena Barth 22 October 2020 When emerging from a period of violence, oppression and systematic human rights abuses, transitional societies are necessarily concerned with the question of whether and how to enter into a process of judicial work-up of the past events and the rebuilding of their social fabric. Transitional justice designates an academic…

Observations on the Malawi Presidential Election Petition of 2019

ANALYSIS Prof. Dr Thoko Kaime, 8 May 2020 On 8 May 2020, the Supreme Court of Malawi upheld the judgement of the Constitutional Court in finding that Peter Mutharika was not duly elected as president of the Republic of Malawi in the May 2019 elections and ordering a fresh election within 150 days. The judgment…