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).
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.
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.
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.
Video by RTV : over a three-day period from 20 to 22 November 2017, Kigali, Rwanda, played host to the latest in the Wayamo Foundation’s series of East African international justice conferences aimed at exploring the current state of international criminal justice, its links with transnational organised crime, and national and regional efforts to deal with these crimes.
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.
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scathing United Nations report that called for a criminal investigation likely to lead back to its leaders, Burundi has withdrawn from the International Criminal Court, becoming the first country in the world to do so.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.
International jurists are brave pioneers blazing an uncertain and precarious trail through a maze of political, financial and other daunting obstacles to bring the world’s worst criminals to justice. By PETER FABRICIUS.
TANZANIA is among countries that feel that there is a compelling need for the judiciary to be granted a wider latitude for tackling cross-border rackets and international crimes. By HAZLA OMAR.
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.