On 12 February 2014, the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and the Wayamo Communication Foundation hosted a panel discussion on justice processes for mass crimes in Africa. (PROGRAMME) This was the sixth in a series of public debates hosted by IWPR and Wayamo under the ReportingKenya.net banner, and featured both Kenyan and international panellists including: Serge Brammertz, Prosecutor for …
The Wayamo Foundation and the Rule of Law Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung are proud to present a video gallery featuring judges and experts who address the problem of how to achieve justice and accountability for international and transnational organised crimes:
Betty Murungi, transitional justice expert and Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, discusses accountability for cases involving gender-based violence on the African continent, with specific attention to the impact of the recent trial of those responsible for sexual violence crimes committed during the post-election violence in Kenya. Other topic areas covered are accountability mechanisms in Sierra Leone and South Sudan, judicial independence, the rule of law, and the future of the adjudication of international crimes cases on the African continent.
As part of our two-year “Capacity building for civil society and the justice sector in Sudan” project, the Wayamo Foundation has just completed two introductory workshops in Nairobi, Kenya, for Sudanese civil society and the justice sector on how best to draw upon international criminal law and practice to further the mission of achieving accountability via national justice systems for international crimes in Sudan. The events were generously supported by the Dutch Foreign Ministry.