Ndjodi Ndeunyema

Research Director

Dr Ndjodi Ndeunyema is a Research Director at the OxHRH. He completed his DPhil in law on the Human Right to Water under the Namibia Constitution as well as the MPhil, BCL and MSc in Criminology as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. His law undergraduate is from the University of Namibia. Dr Ndeunyema is a 2020-21 Modern Law Review Early Career Fellow and founding Editor of the University of Oxford Human Rights Hub Journal.

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Racial Hierarchy and Role of Whiteness (with Savala Trepczynski)

Racial Hierarchy and Role of Whiteness (with Savala Trepczynski)

This episode is part of a four-part series in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. In this episode, we talk to Savala Trepczynski about racial hierarchy and the role of whiteness in the Black Lives Matter movement. The Oxford
Vote, But You Cannot Verify: The Namibian Supreme Court’s Presidential Election Decision

Vote, But You Cannot Verify: The Namibian Supreme Court’s Presidential Election Decision

On 5 February 2020, the judgement of Panduleni Itula, concerning the constitutionality of using electronic voting machines without a voter-verified audit trail (paperless EVMs), and thus the validity of the 2019 Presidential Elections,
Challenge to Electronic Voting Machines in Namibia’s Elections Dismissed by the Electoral Tribunal

Challenge to Electronic Voting Machines in Namibia’s Elections Dismissed by the Electoral Tribunal

On November 27, Namibians will, for the 7th time since independence and multi-party democracy, go to the polls in Presidential and National Assembly elections. This time, Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will be used to cast votes. ...
Seminar: Why Gareth Lee couldn’t have his cake and eat it

Seminar: Why Gareth Lee couldn’t have his cake and eat it

Venue: Seminar Room D Law Faculty In 2018 the UK Supreme Court held that a bakery that refused to bake Gareth Lee’s cake was not discriminating against him. Gareth Lee is a gay man from Northern Ireland. He ordered a gay cake ...
Anudo v Tanzania: The African Court Recognises the Right to Nationality under Customary International Law

Anudo v Tanzania: The African Court Recognises the Right to Nationality under Customary International Law

During the recently concluded 48th Ordinary Session, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights delivered a unanimous decision of significance to the African continent and beyond by determining that the right to nationality exists ...
Developments from the 48th Ordinary Session of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Developments from the 48th Ordinary Session of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

In the last week of February 2018, Africa’s principal human and peoples’ rights judicial organ, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, commenced its 48th session at its seat in Arusha, Tanzania. Having started its operations ...
Extra-territorial arrests by States: Did the Namibian Supreme Court get it wrong?

Extra-territorial arrests by States: Did the Namibian Supreme Court get it wrong?

The decision of Likanyi v The State, which was recently handed down by the Namibian Supreme Court, raises pertinent issues relating to the understanding and application of the principles of public international law which govern the ...
Likuwa v City of Windhoek: Namibian Court Misses an Opportunity to Develop Land Occupation Laws

Likuwa v City of Windhoek: Namibian Court Misses an Opportunity to Develop Land Occupation Laws

Namibia’s history is one tainted by grotesque land evictions en masse and natives suffering dispossession at the hands of settler colonialists and apartheid-inspired forced evictions. This legacy subsists today, with land and housing ...
Socioeconomic rights researchers, advocates and practitioners gather at Åbo Akademi University

Socioeconomic rights researchers, advocates and practitioners gather at Åbo Akademi University

Through this blog, I share what I have learned from recently attending a week long advanced course on the justiciability of social, economic and cultural rights (SECR). The annual course forms part of the Global School of ...
Questioning the constitutionality of newly appointed Electoral Commissioners in Namibia

Questioning the constitutionality of newly appointed Electoral Commissioners in Namibia

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) tweeted that the swearing-in of newly ‘elected’ commissioners would take place on 4 October 2016. However, pertinent constitutionality questions around their appointment remain unsettled. ...
Addressing ‘Revenge Porn’ in Namibia

Addressing ‘Revenge Porn’ in Namibia

In recent years, there have been reports of sexually explicit material involving Namibian citizens and residents circulating on social media platforms. This is usually circulated without consent. The practice has proven scandalous, ...