Namibia

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 ...
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 ...
Namibian Supreme Court finds that National Security Concerns do not Automatically Trump Free Speech

Namibian Supreme Court finds that National Security Concerns do not Automatically Trump Free Speech

The Namibian Supreme Court’s decision in Director-General of the Namibian Central Intelligence Service Another v ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
SAJAP: Facilitating Justice in Namibia

SAJAP: Facilitating Justice in Namibia

Last year, we featured reflections from Claire Palmer and Rachel Clement on their experiences working as OPBP ...
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 ...
Supreme Court of Namibia Finds HIV Positive Women Sterilised Without Informed Consent

Supreme Court of Namibia Finds HIV Positive Women Sterilised Without Informed Consent

Late last year, the Supreme Court of Namibia handed down judgment in Government of the Republic of Namibia vs. LM ...
SAJAP: Facilitating Justice in Namibia – Part II

SAJAP: Facilitating Justice in Namibia – Part II

Earlier this month we featured a reflection from Claire Palmer on her experiences working as an OPBP Intern at the ...
National Pro Bono Week – SAJAP: Facilitating Justice in Namibia

National Pro Bono Week – SAJAP: Facilitating Justice in Namibia

We continue our celebration of National Pro Bono Week (NPBW), today with a post from Claire Palmer on her ...
Corporal Punishment in Namibia Revisited

Corporal Punishment in Namibia Revisited

In the landmark 1991 judgement of the Namibian Supreme Court in Ex Parte: Attorney-General, In Re Corporal ...

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