Celeste Hicks
Celeste Hicks is a freelance journalist specialising in Africa and the Sahel. Now based in London, she spent four years living and travelling in Africa as the BBC correspondent in Mali and Chad. She has ten years of radio experience and also does a number of online, video and magazine reports. Celeste has a particular interest in journalism training and working with young up-and-coming African journalists.
Senegal: universal jurisdiction

Senegal: universal jurisdiction

The trial of Hissène Habré, Chad’s former tyrannical ruler, has raised hopes that new systems of so-called hybrid justice can be developed. The Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC), a new body established by the African Union (AU) within the Senegalese court system, is hearing the Habré trial. It marks the first time that the courts of […]

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Righting wrongs

Righting wrongs

Morocco: recognising Tamazigh The five-year-old constitution seeks to restore the language, culture and traditions of a marginalised group By Celeste Hicks Although Morocco largely avoided the turmoil seen in other North African countries during the Arab Spring protests five years ago, it did not escape unscathed. A popular protest movement known as the “February 20th […]

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Celeste Hicks
Celeste Hicks is a freelance journalist specialising in Africa and the Sahel. Now based in London, she spent four years living and travelling in Africa as the BBC correspondent in Mali and Chad. She has ten years of radio experience and also does a number of online, video and magazine reports. Celeste has a particular interest in journalism training and working with young up-and-coming African journalists.
Senegal: universal jurisdiction

Senegal: universal jurisdiction

The trial of Hissène Habré, Chad’s former tyrannical ruler, has raised hopes that new systems of so-called hybrid justice can be developed. The Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC), a new body established by the African Union (AU) within the Senegalese court system,...

Righting wrongs

Righting wrongs

Morocco: recognising Tamazigh The five-year-old constitution seeks to restore the language, culture and traditions of a marginalised group By Celeste Hicks Although Morocco largely avoided the turmoil seen in other North African countries during the Arab Spring...