The Symposium in Cape Town was attended by over one 150 experts on international criminal justice, human rights activists, academics and practitioners in the field of international law.
Africa Group for Justice and Accountability urges Africa to remain engaged with the ICC
Navi Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights spoke on behalf of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability, said the Africa Group would “champion a transparent and productive dialogue between relevant stakeholders and the ICC.”
Documentary: African Justice Mechanisms and their interplay with the International Criminal Court
This short documentary produced by the Wayamo Foundation introduces the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and highlights the debates and discussions on justice for the most serious crimes in Africa, and beyond.
Chief Justice of Tanzania talks Justice and Accountability in Africa
Mohamed Chande Othman, the Chief Justice of Tanzania, and member of the Africa Group for Justice Accountability, reflects on the symposium and on justice systems in Africa, held in Arusha, Tanzania 18-19 October 2016.
Africa Group Justice Talks: HRW’s Elise Keppler
Elise Keppler from Human Rights Watch talks about bias, “race hunting,” and the misperceptions of the relationship between Africa and the International Criminal Court.
Africa Group Justice Talks: SALC’s Angela Mudukuti
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.
Africa Group Justice Talks: ICTJ’s Howard Varney
The ICTJ’s Howard Varney speaks about the transitional justice in South Africa, reflecting on the rainbow nation, successes, failures and mistakes in the 1990s and today.
Africa Group Justice Talks: Dr. Robert Eno
Dr. Robert Eno speaks about the significance of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights in the judicial landscape of Africa.
Africa Group Justice Talks: Amb. Stephen Rapp
Former U.S. Ambassador Stephen J. Rapp on the International Criminal Court, “hybrid” tribunals and the difficulty of creating a system of global justice.
Africa Group Justice Talks: Brenda Hollis
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.