(December 12, 2006) An International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes tribunal has struck out a lawsuit against the Kenyan government over a contract dispute after it discovered the contract had been secured illegally through a US$2 million bribe paid to former President Daniel arap Moi.
Saddam’s evil debts
(October 23, 2003) Iraq’s outstanding loans were incurred without the population’s consent, as creditors likely were aware, and such ‘odious debt’ deserves to be forgiven.
Advancing the Odious Debt Doctrine
(March 11, 2003) McGill University legal scholars have completed an investigation into the Doctrine of Odious Debts, and concluded that it is both “morally compelling” and “relatively well supported under international law”.