On 22-23 August, the Wayamo Foundation hosted a workshop in Nairobi for investigators from the Kenya Police Criminal Investigation Department and prosecutors from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. The workshop featured special guest Frank Dutton, a retired South African policeman and investigator and first director of the Directorate of Special Operations along with Howard Varney, a senior …
Africa Group Justice Talks: ICTJ’s Howard Varney
The ICTJ’s Howard Varney speaks about the transitional justice in South Africa, reflecting on the rainbow nation, successes, failures and mistakes in the 1990s and today.
LAUNCH OF THE INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE IN MOTION WEBSITE
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:
International Justice in Motion – Perspectives from South Africa and Beyond
Howard Varney, Senior Programme Adviser at the International Centre for Transitional Justice, discusses how apartheid crimes can be prosecuted in local courts in South Africa, and whether apartheid can be tried as a crime against humanity. In addition, he talks about judicial independence, the rule of law, and the future of the adjudication of international criminal cases on the African continent.
Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone added to Wayamo’s “Justice in West Africa” web portal
The Wayamo Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Rule of Law Programme for Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa are proud to announce the launch of three additional country pages on the “Justice in West Africa” website, a bilingual online resource platform of accountability efforts for international crimes.