Takele Soboka Bulto

RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law

Melbourne

Australia

Addis Ababa University - School of Law

Associate Professor

Addis Ababa

Ethiopia

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

The Monist-Dualist Divide and the Supremacy Clause: Revisiting the Status of Human Rights Treaties in Ethiopia

Journal of Ethiopian Law, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 May 2009 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
Downloads 262 (67,361)

Abstract:

Monism, dualism, Ethiopia, human rights, Treaties, hierarchy of laws, constitution, incorporation, transformation, domestic application, national law, international law

2.

The Emergence of the Human Right to Water in International Human Rights Law: Invention or Discovery?

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 May 2011 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2016
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
Downloads 206 (80,382)

Abstract:

human right to water, Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rigts, Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, General Comment 15, international water law, soft law, treaty interpretation, teleological interpretation, drinking, sanitaion, watercourses law, non-navigational uses, rivers

3.

The Utility of Cross-Cutting Rights in Enhancing the Justiciability of Socio-Economic Rights of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights

University of Tasmania Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 May 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
Downloads 140 (155,953)

Abstract:

Africa, Human Rights, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Justicability, Litigation, Remedies, African Charter, African Commission, African Court, Indivisibility , Interrelatedness and interdepndence, interpretation, reading in, purposive approach

4.

Patching the ‘Legal Black Hole’: The Extraterritorial Reach of States’ Human Rights Duties in the African Human Rights System

South African Journal on Human Rights, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2015
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
Downloads 135 (132,998)

Abstract:

Extraterritoriality, African Charter, African Commission, Universality, Human rights, regional system, Africa, regional system, extraterritorial application, legal black hole, territoriality, jurisdiction, territory, Burundi Embargo, DRC Invasion, Bankovic case

5.

Beyond the Promises: Resuscitating the State Reporting Procedure Under the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights

Buffalo Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 12, 2006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 09 May 2011
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
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Abstract:

African Commission, African Human Rights system, Human Rights, State Reporting, Regional Human Rights System

6.

The Interplay of the Equality Clause and Affirmative Action Measures under the Ethiopian Constitution: The Benishangul Gumuz Case and Beyond

THE CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN ETHIOPIA: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS, pp. 59-98, Girmachew Alemu and Sisay Alemahu, eds., Addis Ababa University Printing Press, 2008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 09 May 2011
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
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Abstract:

Ethiopia, Election, Ethnicity, Equality, Constitution, human rights, ethic conflict, Oromo, affirmative action, derogation, limitation, discrimination, language, linguistic rights, political participation

7.

The Promises of New Constitutional Engineering in the Post Genocide Rwanda

African Human Rights Law Journal, Vol. 8, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2009
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
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Rwanda, Human Rights, genocide, Cosntitution, Election, Multi-ethnic states

8.

Judicial Referral of Constitutional Disputes in Ethiopia: From Practice to Theory

African Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 May 2011
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
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Abstract:

House of Federation, Council of Constitutional Inquiry, Judicial Referral, Constitutional Review, judicial Review, Constitutionalism, Ethiopia, Jurisdiction, rule of law, constitutional supremacy, Judicial review

9.

Between Ambivalence and Necessity: Occlusions on the Path Towards a Basin-Wide Treaty in the Nile Basin

Colorado Journal of International Environmental Law and Policy, Vol. 20, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2013
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
Downloads 103 (186,217)

Abstract:

Nile, equitable utilisation, no appreciable harm, hydropolitics, Ethiopia, Egypt, sovereignty, watercourses, international rivers, water wars, resource conflict, basin

10.

Exception as Norm: The Local Remedies Rule in the Context of Socio-Economic Rights in the African Human Rights System

The International Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 May 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
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Abstract:

Justiciability, remedies, domestic remedies, local remedies, exhaustion of remedies, African Charter, subsidiarity, complementarity, African Commission, economic, social and cultural right, compatibility

11.

Towards Rights-Duties Congruence: Extraterritorial Application of the Human Right to Water in the African Human Rights System

Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, Vol. 29, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 May 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
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12.

The Human Right to Water in the Corpus and Jurisprudence of the African Human Rights System

African Human Rights Law Journal, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2016
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
Downloads 73 (230,994)

Abstract:

human right to water, derivation, African Charter, indivisibility, interdependence, interrelatedness, derivative rights, reading-in, justiciability, African Commission, African Charter, general Comment 15, socio-economic rights

13.

The Indirect Approach to Promote Justiciability of Socio-Economic Rights of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS LITIGATION AND THE DOMESTICATION OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARDS IN AFRICA, pp. 134-167, Rachel Murray, ed., 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Jul 2011
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
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Abstract:

indirect approach, socio-economic rights, African charter, African commission, justiciability, enforcement, communications, complaints, equality, due process, local remedies, domestic remedies, exhastion of remedies, directive principles of state policy, SERAC case

14.

Africa’s Engagement with the Universal Periodic Review: Commitment or Capitulation?

in Hilary Charlesworth and Emma Larking (eds.) Human Rights and the Universal Periodic Review: Rituals and Ritualism, Cambridge University Press, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2016
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
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Universal Peer Review, Human Rights Council, Africa, Human Rights in Africa. Human Rights Monitoring, State Report

15.

Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing? The Interpretation and Application of the Equality Guarantee under the Ethiopian Constitution

26 (1) Afrika Focus Journal 2013
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2013
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
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Abstract:

Ethiopia, Ethnic Groups, Linguistic Rights, Political Power, Elections, Constitution, Political Rights, Equality, Affirmative Action, Discrimination, Reverse Discrimination, Oromo, Official Language

16.

The Environment and Human Rights

in Mark Gibney and Anja Mihr (eds) The SAGE Handbook of Human Rights (2014, SAGE, Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2016
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
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Abstract:

Human rights, environment, Environmental Rights, regime complementarity, evolutive interepretation

17.

Muito Familiar para Ignorar, Muito Novo para Reconhecer: A Situação do Direito Humano à Água em Nível Global (Too Familiar to Ignore, Too New to Recognize: The Status of Human Right to Water at the Global Level)

in José Esteban Castro, Léo Heller, and María da Piedade Morais (Eds.), The Right to Water as Public Policy: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA, in Portuguese), 2015,
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law
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Abstract:

Human right to water, status of the right, drinking water, sanitation water, content of the right to water, new right

18.

Public Duties for Private Wrongs

in M Gibney W. Vandenhole (ed.),'Litigating Transnational Human Rights Obligations - Alternative Judgements, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Oct 2016
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law

Abstract:

Extraterritoriality, African Commission, water rights, multinationals, duty to ptotect, African charter

19.

The Extraterritorial Application of the Human Right to Water in Africa

Cambridge University Press, 2014
Posted: 03 Oct 2016
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law

Abstract:

Water rights, sanitation, drinking water, socio-economic rights, Africa charter, law of international watercourses, extraterritoriality, remedies

20.

Public Duties for Private Wrongs: Regulation of Multinationals

in Mark Gibney and Wouter Vandenohole (eds.) Litigating Transnational Human Rights Obligations (Routledge, 2014)
Posted: 06 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2016
Takele Soboka Bulto
RMIT University - Graduate School of Business and Law

Abstract:

extraterritoriality, duty to protect, duty to respect, right to water, right to health, African Commission, African charter, Transnational Litigation, multinational companies