Tag: African Union

AU not budging on Israel observer status

By Nicola Miltz — Originally published in Jewish Report The African Union (AU) Commission has defended the continental body’s decision to grant Israel observer member status, saying it was at the “express demand of many member states”. In spite of objections to the move by countries like South Africa, the […]

Disregarding the rule of law

[notice]By Mike Pothier — Research Co-ordinator[/notice] Originally published in Response, June 17, 2015 — SA Catholic Bishops Conference Parliamentary Liaison Office There may be some validity to the argument that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has shown a bias against prominent African figures by focusing its prosecutorial efforts on warlords, […]