International justice symposium, University of Pretoria

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Reviewing the record, forging forward: international criminal justice in Africa The Wayamo Foundation, in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and with the NRF SARChi Chair in International Constitutional Law, University of Pretoria, will be organising an international justice symposium in June 2020 at the University of Pretoria. Click here for more information.

Pretoria – International Justice Symposium

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Unfortunately, due to coronavirus related complications we had to postpone the event which will now take place on 16 and 17 July. Click here for more information about postponements.   “Reviewing the record, forging forward: international criminal justice in Africa” The Wayamo Foundation, along with its partners at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and NRF SARChi Chair in International Constitutional Law, University of …

ASP18 Side event Report: revisiting the timing and duration of decision-making at the ICC

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“It’s about time – revisiting the timing and duration of decision-making at the International Criminal Court” Tuesday 3 December 2019 World Forum, The Hague On 3 December 2019, the Wayamo Foundation held its yearly side event at the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court (ICC).  Entitled, It’s About Time – Revisiting the Timing and Duration of Decision-Making at …

Independent strategic review of the ICC: three AGJA members have been selected

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The States Parties to the International Criminal Court (ICC) met last week from 2-7 December at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) in The Hague, Netherlands. During this week, nine experts were appointed to conduct  an independent and strategic review of the Court. The experts will be working on the three clusters identified by the ASP Bureau: Governance, Judiciary, and …

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 …

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 …

Meeting with President of Ghana

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The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and the Wayamo Foundation had a very fruitful meeting with the President of Ghana on 20 March 2019, during which the Africa Group and Wayamo’s mission and activities were discussed. The President expressed his full support for AGJA and its quest for justice and accountability across the region, and expressed his desire to …