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Pursuing the Right to an Effective Remedy for Human Rights Violation(s) In Cameroon: The Need for Legislative Reform
Undoubtedly, global and regional human rights instruments clearly entrench the right to an effective remedy for a human rights violation. The substantive nature of the right to an effective remedy makes it relevant to the ...
Public participation in decentralised governments in Africa: making ambitious constitutional guarantees more responsive
(Juta Law, 2015)
Following the example of South Africa, Kenya, Tunisia and Zimbabwe have recently adopted constitutions that contain bills of rights, embrace the ideals of decentralisation and profess a commitment to participatory democracy. ...
Menseregte, die omgewing en omgewingskonstitusionalisme
As one of the primary expressions of substantive constitutionalism, human rights are considered ethical demands that operate at an elevated juridical level. The appeal of human rights to social movement energies and energetic ...
Threats to security posed by ISIS in Syria: a human security approach
The civil war in Syria coupled with the attacks by ISIS, has resulted in one of the largest humanitarian crises since World War II. Although international efforts have resulted in regaining control of important cities, ...
A family home, five sisters and the rule of ultimogeniture: comparing notes on judicial approaches to customary law in South Africa and Botswana
Given the striking commonalities between the legal systems of South Africa and Botswana, both in terms of its common and customary law, and considering the propensity of the Botswana courts to engage with South African ...
Rethinking the role of development banks in climate finance: Panama's Barro Blanco CDM project and Human Rights
(SOAS University, 2016)
Development banks are key actors in climate finance. During the last decades, they have increased the funding of climate change related projects, especially those under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Defined in ...