Putschists behind Bars?

Regional Criminalization of Unconstitutional Changes of Government in Africa

The Point of Departure Regionalism continues to increasingly develop in various fields of law. Abdoulaye Soma, who acknowledges the birth of an African international criminal law, analyses one of its specificities: the crime of unconstitutional changes of government. The latter constitutes one of the fourteen crimes falling within the jurisdiction of the Criminal Section of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights (ACtJHR), created by the Malabo Protocol of …