Fate of War Crimes Court Rests in Hands of Nigerian Judges

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Tuesday, March 1, 2005
Author: 
Jason McClurg
Volume: 
21
Issue: 
3
118
Abstract: 
A case before the Nigerian Federal High Court has the potential to dramatically affect the development of international criminal and humanitarian law in the immediate future. On May 31, 2004, Nigerian judges granted leave to two Nigerian victims of torture in Sierra Leone to challenge the asylum granted by the Nigerian Government to former Liberian President Charles Taylor...