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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, ...