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ICJ demands fair hearing for Justice Kisaakye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Commission of Jurists-ICJ has raised concern about the alleged unfair treatment of Supreme Court Justice Dr. Esther Kisaakye and the implications it may carry for the independence of the Judiciary in Uganda. ICJ is an international human rights non-governmental organization with a standing group …

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How Uganda was ordered to pay Sh1 Trillion to DRC

Hague, Netherlands | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Uganda to pay the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC $325 million (Sh 1 trillion) in reparation for the effects of the 1998-2003 war. The judgment was read by the court’s president, Justice Joan E Donoghue on Wednesday …

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UGANDA: ICJ decision on DRC unfair and wrong

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Uganda has rejected findings of wrongdoing by the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) in DRC, and said it considers yesterday’s judgment by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) “unfair and wrong.” In a statement released by the Foreign Affairs Ministry, government said …

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ICJ orders Uganda to pay $325 million in DRC case

DECISIONS ✳ The total amount of compensation awarded to the DRC is US$325,000,000. This global sum includes US$225,000,000 for damage to persons, US$40,000,000 for damage to property, and US$60,000,000 for damage related to natural resources. ✳ The total sum is to be paid in annual instalments of US$65,000,000, due on 1 September …

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ICJ want Nicholas Opiyo’s money laundering case dropped

  Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Lawyers for Lawyers together with the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) have condemned the ‘spurious’ charges that the government late last year slapped on Ugandan human rights lawyer, Nicholas Opiyo. In a statement seen by The Independent, the two organizations said the …

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UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP |  The UN’s top court ordered Myanmar on Thursday to take “all measures within its power” to prevent alleged genocide against Rohingya Muslims. The International Court of Justice granted a series of emergency steps requested by the mainly Muslim African state of The Gambia under …

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