Posts Tagged ‘Spain’

By Tom Ndahiro

In modern democracies, the judiciary is seen as indispensable to rule of law and protection of rights. The Bangalore Principles of Judicial Conduct, for example, draw attention to “the importance of a competent, independent and impartial judiciary to the protection of human rights.” The Principles, drafted by a UN group to set judicial standards, maintain that the fulfilment of all other rights hinges on the proper administration of justice. (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro[1]

In its history Spain will remember July 2010 as a month of fame and shame.  On July 11, for the first time, the country won the FIFA World Cup, in South Africa. Few days later, July 15, it was a shame when their Prime Minister, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero refused to meet President Paul Kagame. (more…)