Following on from six previous workshops on “Strengthening Justice and Accountability in Nigeria” held over the course of 2017 and 2018, the Wayamo Foundation and the International Nuremberg Principles Academy will organise a training workshop for civil and military investigators, prosecutors and legal practitioners in Abuja from 24-26 June 2019.
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 …
AGJA Member and Former UN Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura talks about combatting sexual and gender based violence including prevention, accountability and protection of victims.
Symposium report: The symposium, entitled “Beyond Narrow Interests –Justice and Accountability in East Africa”, was held on 27 November 2018 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel. Guest speakers sought to identify ways to shift accountability efforts away from narrow political interests and approaches to accountability.
The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and the Wayamo Foundation are proud to present the Cape Town Symposium Report.
The Institute for Security Studies, Head of Special Projects-Office of the Executive Director, Ottilia Maunganidze speaks to Wayamo’s Angela Mudukuti about the South African International Crimes Bill, the importance of regional and international justice as well as the International Criminal Court’s track record thus far.
Amnesty International’s Africa Programme Director Netsanet Belay discusses some of the major challenges and opportunities facing the project of international criminal justice.
Dire Tladi, Professor of Law at Pretoria University addresses one of the most pressing challenges facing international criminal justice: head of state immunity under international law.
South African Minister of Justice, Michael Masutha, speaks to Wayamo’s Bettina Ambach about South Africa’s possible withdrawal from the Rome Statute, challenges with the Malabo Protocol and the controversial question of head of state immunity.
Published in the Mail&Guardian on 10 September 2018. Almost two years after first announcing its intention to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), it remains unclear whether South Africa will exit the Rome Statute system. By Navi Pillay, Richard Goldstone, and Mark Kersten. Last December, Justice Minister Michael Masutha told a meeting of ICC member-states that the country was …