ISBN 9789982839020
Pages 202
Dimensions 216 x 140mm
Published 2013
Publisher Image Publishers Ltd., Zambia
Format Paperback

The Role of the Judiciary in the Enforcement of Human Rights in Zambia

by Julius Bikoloni Sakala

The Role of the Judiciary in the Enforcement of Human Rights in Zambia provides a brief global historical background to human rights as a backdrop to the situation in Zambia and how human rights have evolved over the years from the precolonial period until the late 1990s. The author elaborates how certain international conventions provide solid authority that enhances respect for human rights by all member states that subscribe to these conventions. The book offers invaluable information to enable non-legal persons appreciate and understand the environment under which the courts in Zambia operate in relation to prevailing international legal standards. The Role of the Judiciary in the Enforcement of Human Rights in Zambia contains a number of relevant court cases and their conclusions that illustrate how the judiciary has effectively enforced human rights in Zambia.

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About the Author

Julius Bikoloni Sakala

Julius Bikoloni Sakala was born in 1933 at Pompe's Village in Chief Lwembe's area in the then Petauke District, now Nyimba District in the Eastern Province of Zambia. He obtained a Cambridge School Certificate at Munali Secondary School, Lusaka in 1955 and obtained his first degree from the University of London being a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours in Sociology.