Brics summit ‘almost collapsed’ because of legal threat against heads of state – Masutha

Julio Ottaviano In the Press, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has admitted that the Brics summit in Johannesburg last month “almost collapsed” because a group of South African lawyers threatened legal action against some heads of state attending the gathering.

South Africa and the ICC: Dismantling the international criminal justice system to protect one individual?

Julio Ottaviano In the Press, News and Events, News and Events AGJA

The introduction of the International Crimes Bill before the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services, two weeks ago, signals steadfast resolve to eventually withdraw from the Rome Statute. Is South Africa dismantling its own international criminal justice framework for one man who they will, despite withdrawal, still be legally obligated to arrest and surrender for as long as he remains wanted by the International Criminal Court?

Justice Talks: Adewale Iyanda, African Union Commission’s Office of the Legal Counsel

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In this wide-ranging interview, Adewale Iyanda from the African Union Commission’s Office of the Legal Counsel explores the landscape of justice and accountability for mass atrocities in Africa.

Policy Paper: Africa and the ICC – Building bridges and reaching compromise

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Mark Kersten, Fellow Researcher at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto and Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation, will be giving a lecture on the relationship between the International Criminal Court and African states entitled: “Africa and the International Criminal Court — Building Bridges and Reaching Compromise”.

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Wayamo Foundation Documentary – The Crime of Aggression: From Nuremberg to Manhattan

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From Nuremberg in 1945 through Tokyo, Rome, The Hague and Kampala, this film tracks the legal and moral debate more than seven decades in the making.

Lecture by Mark Kersten: Africa and the ICC – Building bridges and reaching compromise

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Mark Kersten, Fellow Researcher at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto and Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation, will be giving a lecture on the relationship between the International Criminal Court and African states entitled: “Africa and the International Criminal Court — Building Bridges and Reaching Compromise”.

Justice Talks: Stella Ndirangu, Programme Manager at the Kenyan section of the International Commission of Jurists

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Justice Talks: Stella Ndirangu, Programme Manager at the Kenyan section of the International Commission of Jurists, speaks to Wayamo Foundation’s Judie Kaberia about domestic investigations and prosecution of International crimes in East Africa.