Justice Talks: Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of IGAD

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Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), talks to Wayamo’s Co-ordinator for East Africa, Judie Kaberia about the importance of institutional cooperation and information sharing in the East African region. According to Maalim, the newly established Network of Directors of Public Prosecutions (DPPs) and Directors of Criminal Investigations (DCIs) is a crucial step towards enhanced information …

Justice Talks: Martin Kyere, sole survivor of massacre

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Martin Kyere, the sole survivor of a massacre committed by agents of the regime of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, joins Wayamo Deputy Director Mark Kersten to discuss his quest for accountability. Kyere has led efforts to achieve justice for the murder and enforced disappearance at least 44 Ghanaian citizens who were killed by members of the National Intelligence Agency …

Justice Talks: Human Rights lawyer Reed Brody

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Human Rights lawyer Reed Brody joins Mark Kersten, Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation, for a discussion on justice and accountability for international crimes in West Africa. In the interview, Reed shares his personal and professional insights into the successful campaign to bring former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré to account as well as the ongoing efforts to do the same …

Justice Talks: Commandant Agnes Igoye

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Commandant of the Ugandan Immigration Training Academy talks to Wayamo’s Senior International Criminal Justice Lawyer, Angela Mudukuti about the challenges of combatting human trafficking and the importance of meaningfully engaging with the victims in the struggle against human trafficking. On 29 July 2019, the Wayamo Foundation hosted a high-level retreat bringing the other experts and the Heads of the Anti-trafficking …

High-level retreat and strategic Network meeting in Nairobi

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Wayamo resumes its work in East Africa with a high-level retreat on “Combating human trafficking” and a strategic meeting of the network of Heads of Public Prosecutions and Criminal Investigations in the East African region. In continuation of its ongoing efforts to enhance the capacity of East African states to investigate and prosecute transnational human trafficking cases, as well as to strengthen regional cooperation amongst the …

Launch of the Dakar Guidelines

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After two years of work and research, the lead authors and drafting team launched the Dakar Guidelines on 23 July 2019.  The goal of the Guidelines is to provide a reference guide on the establishment of hybrid courts. As such, the Dakar Guidelines do not represent a roadmap, nor are they a best practices manual. Rather, the Guidelines offer national, regional, …

Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture Report

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On 17 April 2019, the Wayamo Foundation, in partnership with the Ugandan Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), held the 4thAnnual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture in Kampala. The event was organised with the financial support of the European Union. The 4thAnnual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture focused on how national, regional and international actors can harness domestic and international …

July 2019 Newsletter

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Here are the latest updates about some of the leading projects and activities of the Wayamo Foundation and the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability. Since January 2019, the Wayamo Foundation and the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability have held two capacity building workshops for investigators and prosecutors, and two symposia on international justice at venues in Uganda and Ghana. Click here for the …

Accra Conference Report: West African International Justice

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Conference Report: “West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities”

Justice Talks: Adama Dempster, human rights defender

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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. Dempster provides critical background into the political situation facing the country and spells out what needs to happen for Liberia to set up a war crimes tribunal. On 21-22 March 2019, the …