Statement: Africa Group for Justice and Accountability is deeply concerned by and calls for further engagement on Burundi’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court
This short documentary produced by the Wayamo Foundation introduces the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and highlights the debates and discussions on justice for the most serious crimes in Africa, and beyond.
The following op/ed was published in The Guardian on 17 July 2017, International Justice Day by the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability.
Report from the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) symposium held in Cape Town and attended by over one 150 experts on international criminal justice, human rights activists, academics and practitioners in the field of international law.
The Symposium in Cape Town was attended by over one 150 experts on international criminal justice, human rights activists, academics and practitioners in the field of international law.
Navi Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights spoke on behalf of the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability, said the Africa Group would “champion a transparent and productive dialogue between relevant stakeholders and the ICC.”
Former Transitional President Catherine Samba-Panza (Central African Republic), Professor Dapo Akande (Nigeria) and Professor Tiyanjana Maluwa (Malawi) join the Africa Group.
The group will support efforts to strengthen justice and accountability measures in Africa through domestic and regional capacity building, advice and outreach, and enhancing cooperation between Africa and the International Criminal Court.
“Through the Lens of Nuremberg: The International Criminal Court at its Tenth Anniversary.” A Wayamo Foundation documentary on the historic Nuremberg Trials and the modern International Criminal Court.