Cape Town – Symposium Report

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The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) and the Wayamo Foundation are proud to present the Cape Town Symposium Report.

Justice Talks: Ottilia Maunganidze, Institute for Security Studies

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The Institute for Security Studies, Head of Special Projects-Office of the Executive Director, Ottilia Maunganidze speaks to Wayamo’s Angela Mudukuti about the South African International Crimes Bill, the importance of regional and international justice as well as the International Criminal Court’s track record thus far.

Justice Talks: Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International

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Amnesty International’s Africa Programme Director Netsanet Belay discusses some of the major challenges and opportunities facing the project of international criminal justice.

Justice Talks: James Stewart, ICC Deputy Prosecutor

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South African Minister of Justice, Michael Masutha, speaks to Wayamo’s Bettina Ambach about South Africa’s possible withdrawal from the Rome Statute, challenges with the Malabo Protocol and the controversial question of head of state immunity.

Can SA and the ICC resolve their differences?

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A case now under way before the ICC’s appeals chamber and a possible International Court of Justice ruling raise hopes of mending the damaging rift between the International Criminal Court and South Africa.

A plan for South Africa to stay in the ICC

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Published in the Mail&Guardian on 10 September 2018. Almost two years after first announcing its intention to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), it remains unclear whether South Africa will exit the Rome Statute system. By Navi Pillay, Richard Goldstone, and Mark Kersten. Last December, Justice Minister Michael Masutha told a meeting of ICC member-states that the country was …

Justice Talks: Michael Masutha, South African Minister of Justice

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South African Minister of Justice, Michael Masutha, speaks to Wayamo’s Bettina Ambach about South Africa’s possible withdrawal from the Rome Statute, challenges with the Malabo Protocol and the controversial question of head of state immunity.

Two court disputes test SA’s commitment to rule of law

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

Strong views were expressed at a seminar on South Africa and the ICC in Cape Town last week that South Africa should remain in the court. This is to both bolster international justice when it is under threat and to prove to the world – after the Zuma era – that South Africa remains committed to the rule of law. The seminar was organised by the Wayamo Foundation and the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability.