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