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Human rights are good corrections: A partnership between the Kenya Prisons Service and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute

Focused on approaching human rights through a correctional lens, as well as investing in people rather than infrastructure, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) established a mutually beneficial and sustainable relationship with the Kenya Prison … Continue reading » “Human rights are good corrections: A partnership between the Kenya Prisons Service and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute”

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Compliance with (Quasi-) Judicial Decisions within the Regional African Human Rights System. Challenges and Opportunities

The ‘Achilles’ heel’ of international and regional human rights monitoring bodies could be identified in the lack, or poor levels, of implementation of their findings at national levels. Even when these bodies’ decisions are judicially binding, national states still show … Continue reading » “Compliance with (Quasi-) Judicial Decisions within the Regional African Human Rights System. Challenges and Opportunities”

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Strengthening police oversight and accountability in Southern Africa

4–6 December 2013, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, in cooperation with the African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum (APCOF) and the Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC PF), organised the workshop Strengthening Police Oversight and … Continue reading » “Strengthening police oversight and accountability in Southern Africa”

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