On 9 February, Wayamo hosted its second media engagement for journalists who work on issues pertaining to international criminal justice and accountability. The event followed a hybrid model, with journalists attending from Abuja, Nigeria, and the majority of the experts joining participants via Zoom.
Specialist Media Engagement in Abuja: Networking for Justice and Accountability
On 21 May 2021, Wayamo hosted its third media engagement for Nigerian journalists who work on issues pertaining to international criminal justice and accountability. The objective of these meetings is to strengthen reporting skills and build knowledge on critical justice-related issues affecting the region, ranging from the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Nigeria to security challenges and the domestic prosecution of alleged Boko Haram suspects.
Nigeria’s justice sector challenged by Boko Haram insurgency
Anietie Ewang is a researcher at the Africa Division of Human Rights Watch. In this video she describes the challenging security situation in Nigeria and shares her thoughts on how the prosecution of terrorism-related crimes in the country can be improved.
Prosecutors of the Complex Casework Group in the Nigerian Ministry of Justice about Wayamo’s impact
We asked prosecutors belonging to the Complex Casework Group in the Nigerian Ministry of Justice what they had learnt in our capacity building workshops, what the impact had been, and how it had affected their work.
Abuja training workshops with civil and military investigators and prosecutors
Over the course of the week from 29 November to 3 December 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held two different workshops in Abuja, both in their respective ways linked to the need to address international crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Strengthening justice and accountability for international crimes in Nigeria
Wayamo is helping to ensure that genuine investigations and prosecutions are led by Nigeria, and implemented in Nigeria. In doing so, Wayamo is breathing life into the principle of complementarity.
International Justice in Motion – Perspectives from Nigeria and Beyond
Nigerian Federal High Court Judge Binta Nyako talks about justice and accountability for crimes committed by Boko Haram in Nigeria.
International Justice Day 2022: Time for ICC to flip the script
On International Justice Day, Mohamed Othman Chande and Mark Kersten highlight the importance for the ICC to use the lessons learned in Ukraine to help deliver justice in Africa.