In order to help enhance and build the capacity of East African investigators and prosecutors to address trafficking crimes, the Wayamo Foundation is organising a high-level retreat on 29 July for the Directors of Public Prosecutions (DPPs) and Heads of Criminal Investigations (CIDs) as well as the heads of their anti-trafficking units of Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and the countries …
Renowned human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo discusses the current state of justice and accountability efforts and the rule of law in Uganda with the Wayamo Foundation’s Deputy Director Mark Kersten.
Nicholas Koumjian, International Co-Prosecutor at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, speaks with Wayamo Foundation Deputy Director Mark Kersten about trends in international criminal justice.
Rahel Gershuni, UNODC Consultant and former National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator from Israel talks about the challenges investigators and prosecutors face in dealing with human trafficking cases, including: community stigmatisation; cultural norms and practices; clear legal definitions; and identification of the crime and victims.
The late Joan Kagezi was appointed head of Department from 2010 up to the time of her demise on 30th March, 2015. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions set up an International War Crimes in the wake of the terrorist attack on Uganda in 2010, which led to the death of about 75 people. Uganda ratified the Rome Statute of 1998 which was domesticated and passed as the “International War Crimes Act of 2009”. By Kambale Reagan.
The Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Mike Chibita, this week voiced his frustration over the delay by the police to investigate and bring to book the killers of slain Principal State Attorney Joan Kagezi three years down the road.
Judicial officers, legal practitioners and other actors in the criminal justice system on Friday, got together to discuss best practices through which international and transnational crimes can be combatted. By PAUL AMPURIRE.
Justice Talks: Gerald Niyungeko, a judge and a former President of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, speaks to Wayamo Foundation’s Judie Kaberia about how the immunity issue may hamper African Court.
On 13 April 2018, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in partnership with the Wayamo Foundation are organising the 3rd Annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture under the theme “Combating international and transnational organised crime: Lessons learnt and best practices”.
Justice Talks: Charles Adeogun-Phillips, a Litigation Practitioner and a former Lead Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, speaks to Wayamo Foundation’s Angela Mudukuti about the ICC’s decision to investigate Burundi.
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