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A Kenyan judicial nominee to the East African Court of Justice, Charles Nyachae, is sworn in before a summit of regional leaders in Kampala in 2018. Kenya Presidential Communication Service

East African Court of Justice – what it is and what its powers are

The East African Court of Justice has been a keen promoter of the rule of law, democracy and human rights.
Grain warehouse destroyed by Russian attacks in Kopyliv, Kyiv province, Ukraine, May 28, 2022. Dogukan Keskinkilic/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Starving civilians is an ancient military tactic, but today it’s a war crime in Ukraine, Yemen, Tigray and elsewhere

Countries have used starvation as a war strategy for centuries, historically without being prosecuted. Three experts on hunger and humanitarian relief call for holding perpetrators accountable.
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (right) and his deputy Riek Machar shake hands in Addis Ababa to signify a peace deal in September, 2018. AFP via Getty Images

Kiir and Machar: insights into South Sudan’s strongmen

Kiir and Machar have been pivotal figures in most of South Sudan’s short history as an independent nation.

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