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  • May 29, 2019


    Justice Talks:
    Liberian human rights and justice campaigner Adama Dempster joins Wayamo Deputy Director Mark Kersten for a discussion on how accountability for war crimes in Liberian can be achieved.

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  • May 17, 2019


    Justice Talks:
    AGJA Member and Former UN Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura talks about combatting sexual and gender based violence including prevention, accountability and protection of victims.

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  • February 27, 2019


    Justice Talks:
    Renowned human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo discusses the current state of justice and accountability efforts and the rule of law in Uganda with the Wayamo Foundation’s Deputy Director Mark Kersten

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  • January 28, 2019


    Justice Talks:
    Nicholas Koumjian, International Co-Prosecutor at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, speaks with Wayamo Foundation Deputy Director Mark Kersten about trends in international criminal justice

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  • January 22, 2019


    Justice Talks:
    Matevz Pezdirc, Coordinator, European Network for the investigation and prosecution of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, Eurojust, The Hague talks about the successes and challenges of the European Network and steps to establish a network

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  • January 14, 2019


    Justice Talks:
    Dorcas Oduor, Secretary and Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions and Head of Economic International and Emerging Crimes at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Kenya speaks about improving cooperation to ensure effective investigation and prosecution of complex crimes

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  • October 24, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    The Institute for Security Studies, Head of Special Projects-Office of the Executive Director, Ottilia Maunganidze speaks about the South African International Crimes Bill as well as about the importance of regional and international justice

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  • October 17, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Dire Tladi, Professor of Law at Pretoria University addresses one of the most pressing challenges facing international criminal justice: head of state immunity under international law.

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  • October 16, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Amnesty International’s Africa Programme Director Netsanet Belay discusses some of the major challenges and opportunities facing the project of international criminal justice.

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  • October 1, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) Deputy Prosecutor, James Stewart speaks about the criticism directed towards the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP), ongoing reforms within the OTP, and South Africa’s possible withdrawal from the ICC.

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  • September 12, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    South African Minister of Justice, Michael Masutha, speaks about South Africa’s possible withdrawal from the Rome Statute, challenges with the Malabo Protocol and the controversial question of head of state immunity.

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  • July 20, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Isaac Lenaola Justice of the Supreme Court of Kenya, and Principal Judge of the East African Court of Justice, discusses domestic challenges to the judiciary in the East African region

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  • June 7, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    In this wide-ranging interview, Adewale Iyanda from the African Union Commission’s Office of the Legal Counsel explores the landscape of justice and accountability for mass atrocities in Africa.

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  • May 16, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Rahel Gershuni, UNODC Consultant and former National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator from Israel talks about the challenges investigators and prosecutors face in dealing with human trafficking cases, including: community stigmatisation; cultural norms and practices; clear legal definitions; and identification of the crime and victims.

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  • May 15, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Fred Yiga, Assistant Inspector General of the Ugandan Police Force, and Director of Interpol (Uganda), addresses the challenge of effective collaboration across East African countries, stressing the importance of the harmonisation of prosecutions, laws, and punitive measures for transnational organised crimes.

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  • April 30, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Lawyer Betty Kaari Murungi, Senior Adviser on Transitional Justice to the JMEC and a member of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability; discusses continental, regional and domestic responses to international crimes and crimes against vulnerable groups.

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  • April 26, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Christine Alai, a Kenyan Lawyer and Head of Office, Physicians for Human Rights (Kenya) discusses strengthening investigations and prosecutions for sexual and gender based violence particularly as an international crime and improving forensic evidence gathering.

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  • April 16, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Gerard Niyungeko, a judge and a former President of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, speaks to Wayamo Foundation’s Judie Kaberia about how the immunity issue may hamper African Court on Human and People’s Rights.

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  • February 20, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Tora Holst, former Prosecutor at the Swedish Specialized International Crimes Unit, speaks to Wayamo Foundation’s Angela Mudukuti about the lessons learned from the European Genocide Network.

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  • February 16, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Navi Pillay, former Judge at the ICC and ICTR and a former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, spoke on behalf of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and its partner organization, the Wayamo Foundation, at the CICC’s Rome Statute 20th anniversary commemorations.

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  • February 12, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Jean-Bosco Mutangana, the Prosecutor General of Rwanda, speaks to Wayamo Foundation’s Angela Mudukuti about Rwanda’s localised justice systems and the lessons these hold for Africa.

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  • February 6, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Charles Adeogun-Phillips, Litigation Practitioner and Former lead International Prosecutor, ICTR, talks about the complex challenges that African prosecutions face.

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  • January 29, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Sarah Kihika Kasande, Head of Office in Uganda for the International Center for Transitional Justice, speaks about the challenges facing African states when investigating and prosecuting international crimes locally.

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  • January 25, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Stella Ndirangu, Programme Manager at the Kenyan section of the International Commission of Jurists, speaks about domestic investigations and prosecution of International crimes in East Africa.

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  • January 16, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Akingbolahan Adeniran, Rule of Law Advisor to the Vice President of Nigeria, speaks on the International Criminal Court’s decision to investigate Afghanistan and perceptions of anti-African bias by the Hague-based court.

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  • January 15, 2018


    Justice Talks:
    Mike Chibita, the Director of Public Prosecutions of Uganda, talks about the lessons learned from Uganda’s International Crimes Division and the challenges facing local prosecutors in East Africa.

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  • December 4, 2017


    Wayamo Foundation Documentary:
    The Crime of Aggression: From Nuremberg to Manhattan.
    From Nuremberg in 1945 through Tokyo, Rome, The Hague, Kampala and New York this film tracks the legal and moral debate more than seven decades in the making and features the Africa Group member Athaliah Molokomme.

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  • November 15, 2017


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Stephen Rapp, former United States Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues in the Office of Global Criminal Justice, shares his experience on complementarity and the newly created Special Criminal Court in Bangui.

  • November 15, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    A conversation with Mbacké Fall, Former Prosecutor of the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal, on the Extraordinary African Chambers.

  • November 8, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    A conversation with Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Justice and the Rule of Law.

  • October 30, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Serge Brammertz, Prosecutor, United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals shares his experience on hybrid and international courts.

  • October 27, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Toussaint Muntazini and Jacob Damili Sanny (Special Prosecutor and Indictment Chamber Judge respectively of the Special Criminal Court in Bangui, Central African Republic) discuss the progress and challenges of the newly established Court in Bangui.

  • October 26, 2017


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Navi Pillay, Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and AGJA member, speaks on what the ICC has achieved since its establishment.
  • October 24, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Toussaint Muntazini, Special Prosecutor of the Special Criminal Court in Bangui, Central African Republic, discusses the progress and challenges of the newly established Court in Bangui.

  • September 18, 2017


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Former Chief Prosecutor of both the ICTY & ICTR, Richard Goldstone, gives his take on the ICC’s ruling of South Africa’s “non-compliance” in its failure to arrest Sudan’s President, Omar al-Bashir, when he visited Johannesburg for an African Union meeting in 2015.

  • September 13, 2017


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Human rights expert, Fatiha Serour, reflects on the Africa Group on Justice and Accountability’s(AGJA) two-day symposium in Dakar, Senegal, AGJA’s strategic and the Central African Republic meetings and turning human rights rhetoric into practice.

  • September 12, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Ambassador Christian Wenaweser, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the United Nations explains the activation of ICC jurisdiction over the crime of aggression.

  • September 12, 2017


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Professor of Law, Tiyanjana Maluwa, discusses the importance of strengthening national justice mechanisms in Africa, the ICC’s purported ‘African bias’ and role that global leaders ought to be taking in the system of international justice.

  • September 12, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Aminata Touré, the former Prime Minister of Senegal, discusses how regional cooperation is key to tackling transnational organised crimes in Africa.

  • August 25, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Justice Ibrahim H. Juma, Acting Chief Justice, Judiciary of Tanzania, discusses the role of judicial independence in the fight against international and transnational crime

  • August 25, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Aimée Comrie, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, GLO.ACT, Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Section, United Nations Office on Drugs & Crime, Vienna, explains the role of the judiciary in addressing transnational organized crime

  • August 25, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Justice Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, President, East African Court of Justice discusses the role of domestic, regional and international courts in combatting serious crimes

  • August 15, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Dr. Mark Kersten, Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation, on why East Africa must redouble its commitment to fighting impunity and ensuring there is justice for international and transnational crimes.

  • August 15, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Candice Welsch from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime on how corruption is strongly linked to transnational organised crimes.

  • August 15, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Nzau Musau, Senior reporter Standard newspaper Kenya on the media’s important role in demanding justice and accountability for international and transnational crimes.

  • August 14, 2017


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Professor Kirsten Ainley, Director of the Centre for International Studies at the London School of Economics, talks about the UN Security Council, the International Criminal Court and how to address bias at the ICC.

  • August 14, 2017


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Professor Chris Maina Peter from the University of Dar es Salaam is a renowned member of civil society in Tanzania. He speaks about the aspirations and reality for human rights institutions across Africa, the Malabo Protocol and the International Criminal Court.

  • June 9, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Brenda J. Hollis, Prosecutor, Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone speaks about how investigations and prosecutions of international and transnational crimes are bound to fail without inter-state co-operation.

  • June 9, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Anton Steynberg, Senior Trial Lawyer, Office of the Prosecutor at the ICC: “We are committed to improving our relationship with African Member States”.

  • June 8, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Emmanuelle Marchand the Legal Counsel at Civitas Maxima speaks about how collaboration with civil society groups is essential to improving the investigation and prosecution of international and transnational crimes.

  • June 7, 2017


    Justice Talks:
    Amos Ngolobe, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions of Uganda explains the myriad of challenges facing East Africa in the investigation and prosecution of international and transnational crimes.

  • April 11, 2017


    Africa Group for Justice and Accountability:
    The Gambia’s Chief Justice Hassan Jallow takes us behind the scenes of the Africa Group’s strategic meeting in Arusha, Tanzania, explaining how the Africa Group works for justice in Africa.

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  • April 1, 2017


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Brenda Hollis, Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, leads the discussion on finding justice, the revival of hybrid tribunals and the limitations of the International Criminal Court.

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  • February 5, 2017


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Stephen J. Rapp, former Ambassador-at-Large heading the Office of Global Criminal Justice in the U.S. State Department, speaks about creating a system of global international criminal justice.

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  • January 13, 2017


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Dr. Robert Eno, the Registrar of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, speaks about the significance of court in the judicial landscape of Africa.

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  • January 2, 2017


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Howard Varney from the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) speaks about the transitional justice in South Africa, reflecting on the rainbow nation, successes, failures and mistakes in the 1990s and today.

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  • November 26, 2016


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Angela Mudukuti from the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) talks about her organsation’s case against the South African government for its failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir.

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  • November 16, 2016


    Statement:
    Flavien Mbata, Ministre de la Justice de la République Centrafricaine

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  • November 5, 2016


    Africa Group Justice Talks:
    Elise Keppler from Human Rights Watch talks about bias, “race hunting,” and the misperceptions of the relationship between Africa and the International Criminal Court.

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  • October 19, 2016


    Interview:
    Chief Justice of Tanzania talks Justice and Accountability in Africa

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  • August 22, 2016


    Documentary:
    African Justice Mechanisms and their interplay with the ICC

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  • March 22-24, 2016


    Playlist:
    Africa Group for Justice and Accountability Cape Town Symposium Highlights

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  • March 22-24, 2016


    Playlist:
    Africa Group for Justice and Accountability Cape Town Symposium Panel Debates

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