Lawyer Betty Kaari Murungi, Senior Adviser on Transitional Justice to the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), the body tasked with oversight for the implementation of the South Sudan peace process, and a member of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability; discusses continental, regional and domestic responses to international crimes (genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity) and crimes against vulnerable groups (women and children).
Justice Talks: Fred Yiga, Assistant Inspector General of the Ugandan Police Force
Fred Yiga, Assistant Inspector General of the Ugandan Police Force, and Director of Interpol (Uganda), addresses the challenge of effective collaboration across East African countries, stressing the importance of the harmonisation of prosecutions, laws, and punitive measures for transnational organised crimes.
Justice Talks: Adewale Iyanda, African Union Commission’s Office of the Legal Counsel
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.
Justice Talks: Isaac Lenaola Justice of the Supreme Court of Kenya
Isaac Lenaola Justice of the Supreme Court of Kenya, and Principal Judge of the East African Court of Justice, discusses domestic challenges to the judiciary in the East African region, citing attacks on judicial independence and corruption as key factors and stressing the need for; integrity, adherence to codes of conduct, and for governing institutions to take their responsibility seriously.