Human Rights lawyer Reed Brody joins Mark Kersten, Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation, for a discussion on justice and accountability for international crimes in West Africa. In the interview, Reed shares his personal and professional insights into the successful campaign to bring former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré to account as well as the ongoing efforts to do the same for former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh.
On 21-22 March 2019, the Wayamo Foundation the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA), in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung’s Rule of Law Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa and with the support of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre and the School of Law of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) hosted an International Symposium on the theme, “West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities”, where Reed Brody was a speaker. The event took place in Accra, Ghana.
Justice Talks are a series of interviews about justice and accountability in Africa and beyond, featuring experts and leaders from the fields of human rights, international criminal law, politics and civil society.