Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

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  • Symposium |Constitutional Struggles in Asia | Part I | Drifting Between Democracy and Despotism in Sri Lanka

    [Editor’s Note: In light of recent constitutional (or some may say, unconstitutional) developments, I-CONnect is pleased to feature this timely symposium examining constitutional struggles in Asia. This is part I of a five part series, in addition to the Introduction.] — Mario Gomez, Executive Director, International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka once more, entered the fold of constitutional authoritarianism with the passage of the 20th Amendment to the constitution in October 2020.

  • Sudan’s Constitutional Charter is a Ray of Hope but Tough Times Lie Ahead

    –Waikwa Wanyoike, Strategic Litigation Director, Open Society Justice Initiative – London On August 4, 2019, an historic agreement was signed in Sudan between the Forces of Freedom and Change (FFC) and the Military Transition Council (MTC). The FFC is the revolutionary group that triggered the removal of the long-term autocratic leader Ahmad Al Bashir.