The 20th-anniversary summer session of Salzburg Law School on International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law (SLS) this year was chock-full of highlights and marquee speakers.
Justice Talks: Human Rights lawyer Reed Brody
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 …
Justice Talks: Martin Kyere, sole survivor of massacre
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 …
Wayamo Launches First Online Course
Launch of First Cyber Workshop by Wayamo Foundation Justice for Child Soldiers: children in armed conflict and responses to terrorism-related crimes committed by children In view of the constraints imposed by the current coronavirus pandemic, the Wayamo Foundation has met the challenge head-on by launching its first cyber workshop on one of the most traumatic and complicated aspects of the situation …
Online lessons from our “Justice for Child Soldiers” workshop for Nigerian prosecutors
Since the earliest days of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Wayamo Foundation has sought to re-imagine its work in promoting justice and accountability
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.
Expert workshop: countering terrorism and international crimes
Wayamo Foundation and KAS Rule of Law Program for Anglophone Sub-Saharan Africa take pride in announcing that they will be holding a two-day expert workshop in Pretoria on the nexus and linkages between terrorism, human rights, and international crimes. This workshop will bring together counter-terrorism and international criminal justice experts, human rights advocates, academics and practitioners from Europe and selected countries from Eastern, Southern and West Africa.
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