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Compulsory licensing and access to medicines in post Doha era: What hope for Africa?
(Netherlands International Law Review, 2008)
The Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement of 1994, an outcome of the Uruguay Round negotiations, radically altered the role of international trade law in promoting and enforcing intellectual ...
Turning paper promises to reality: National Human Rights Institutions and adolescent's sexual and reproductive rights in Africa
(Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 2008)
This article examines the history of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in general including their establishment in Africa. Using examples from three countries - Malawi, Nigeria and South Africa - it critically ...
A path to realising economic, social and cultural rights in Africa? A critique of the New Partnership for Africa's Development
(African Human Rights Law Journal, 2004)
he article first sets out the legal framework for the protection of socio-economic and cultural rights in Africa. Some of the reasons that have been advanced for the non-realisation of socio-economic rights as compared to ...
Initiating constructive debate: a critical reflection on the death penalty in Africa
(Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa, 2006)
For the first time in the agenda of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, during the 36th Ordinary Session (2004), the death penalty was one of the issues discussed. Commissioner Chirwa initiated debate on ...
Fair Trial Rights and Their Relation to the Death Penalty in Africa
(International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 2006)
A fair trial is a basic element of the notion of the rule of law, and the principles of ‘due process’ and ‘the rule of law’ are fundamental to the protection of human rights. At the centre of any legal system, therefore, ...