The former Chief Prosecutor of UNMICT Alhagie Hassan Bubacarr Jallow, has expressed “great dismay and disappointment” at the reported decision of The Gambian government to withdraw from the Rome Statue of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
About 20 Nigerian Army Prosecutors have undergone a three-day training with an objective to address their capacity to address serious and complex crimes under Nigerian criminal law, including those crimes that potentially fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court. By Solomon Elusoji and Sarah Agbamuche.
The director of Legal Services of the Nigerian Army, General Yusuf Shalangwa has stated that the Nigerian Military has no tolerance for professional misconduct and war crimes. BY OLUGBENGA SOYELE, Lagos.
The Wayamo Foundation, an independent non-profit organisation has commenced training of prosecutors to complement the International Criminal Court (ICC) in prosecuting terrorists and other international crimes. By Cecilia John.
One month after a scathing United Nations report that called for a criminal investigation likely to lead back to its leaders, Burundi has withdrawn from the International Criminal Court, becoming the first country in the world to do so. By JINA MOORE.
The Federal Government has disclosed its intention to commence trial of Boko Haram suspects in custody with established cases of terrorism at Kainji, Niger State. By Senator Iroegbu.
Bringing together non-governmental organisations, academics, legal experts and members of civil society, the meeting is expected to explore the current state of international criminal justice, its links with transnational organised crime, and national and regional efforts to deal with these crimes. By NASRA BISHUMBA.
Despite the challenges that came with prosecuting Genocide-related crimes, both locally and internationally, a lesson has been learnt that despite how senior one’s position may be, impunity cannot be tolerated. By: NASRA BISHUMBA.
It is time for serious debate about Africa’s and South Africa’s commitment to the international criminal justice project, reform of the International Criminal Court and the UN Security Council’s relationship with the court, and a sober reflection of how to resolve the real tensions between the African Union and the ICC. By MAX DU PLESSIS.
Former UN Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, and former ICTY and ICTR Chief Prosecutor, Richard Goldstone, were invited to join Wayamo Director, Bettina Ambach, as guests in a special, in-depth, live TV interview that very same night (KTN News, 27 February 2018; Bottomline Africa: Wheels of Justice).