By Peter Gelderloos
This publication takes examples from world wide, determining via background and anthropology, exhibiting that individuals have, in numerous methods and at varied instances, confirmed mutual relief, self-organization, autonomy, horizontal choice making, and so forth--the ideas that anarchy is based on--regardless of whether or not they known as themselves anarchists or now not. Too good documented to be strictly mythology, and too generalized to be strictly anthropology, this can be an inspiring solution to the folk who say that anarchists are utopian: a point-by-point advent to how anarchy can and has truly labored.
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But such overrule is not binding on us. We are free to adopt the reasoning in R v Dosso if it convinces us. Moreover, it has been followed more than once outside of Pakistan. If we apply it, the regime here became legitimate by or soon after 31st March 1979. It was followed in Uganda v Commissioner of Prisons, Exparte Matovu. The facts were these. On 22nd February 1966, Dr. Milton Obote the Prime Minister of Uganda announced that he had assumed full powers of Government. 62 . F. Haynes On 2nd March 1966 with cabinet consent, he ~ssumed.
It is disclosed in the next passage in the judgment (ibid). I set it out in full: We have before us a large number of affidavits sworn to by a large number of officials, the purpose of which is to prove to the satisfaction of the Cou·rt that the new Constitution is efficacious and that it has been accepted by the people since it came into force in April, 1966. • Th e p o/llzcs .. F. IOOthly. After a perusal of these affidavits, the contents of which have not been in any way challenged or contradicted, we are satisfied and find as fact that the new Constitution has been accepted by the people of Uganda and that it has been firmly established throughout the country, tire changes introduced therein having been implemented without opposition, as there is not before us any evidence to the contrary.
Haynes ·under one year's government. no such evidence either o( effectiveness or of popular support. I do not think these are unduly stringent conditions; (a) and (b) can exist without popular acceptan~e and support, because of submission to force or fear of tt or weakness. This Court should not take an approach which might encourage power-seeking politicians or over-ambitious army officers to believe that, if by for~e of arms, they c~n get into power for a few years, thetr government wtll become consequently lawful and legitimate.
Anarchy Works by Peter Gelderloos