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PANEL IV: Transnational Criminal Law in Africa

Andras Toth

22-24 March 2016 Is Transnational Organised Crime becoming part of the remit of International Crime Units across Africa? This panel addressed the challenges in the collection, sharing and use of evidence in the prosecution of international and transnational crimes, the evolving nature of organised crime in Africa and its policy responses, and the difference between transnational crimes and core international …

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Crimes internationaux : le combat des victimes et de la société civile au Mali

Maître Saran Keïta Diakité, Avocate, Présidente du Réseau Paix et Sécurité des Femmes de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et Membre du Conseil National de la Transition, revient sur les efforts de justice pour les crimes internationaux au Mali. Keïta souligne l’importance du rôle des femmes, de la société civile et des groupes de victimes dans la lutte contre l’impunité au Mali. …

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Thierry Cruvellier (France 🇫🇷 ) – Voices for International Justice

International Justice Day 2020 Thierry Cruvellier Editor-in-Chief of Justiceinfo.net, reporting from Phnom Penh, Cambodia — The Wayamo Foundation and the Rule of Law Program for anglophone Sub-Saharan Africa of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung are proud to present Voices for International Justice, a video gallery featuring a global justice luminaries from around the world, reflecting on the greatest achievements, opportunities, and …

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Justice Talks: Martin Kyere

Martin Kyere, the sole survivor of a massacre committed by agents of the regime of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, joins Wayamo Deputy Director Mark Kersten to discuss his quest for accountability. Kyere has led efforts to achieve justice for the murder and enforced disappearance at least 44 Ghanaian citizens who were killed by members of the National Intelligence Agency …

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Justice Talks: Nicholas Opiyo

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. Among other pressing issues, Opiyo sheds light on the ongoing trial of former Lord’s Resistance Army commander Thomas Kwoyelo, the impact of the International Criminal Court, what he sees as …

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PANEL V: Victims and reparations

22-24 March 2016 What do victims of international crimes want? What is the responsibility of states to victims? How can reparations be provided to victims and survivors of international crimes? Moderator • Kelly-Jo Bluen Project Leader for International Justice, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, Johannesburg Panellists • Stephen Lamony Head of Advocacy and Policy on UN, AU and Africa Situations, …

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PANEL II: African courts and international crime divisions

22-24 March 2016 What do such trials imply for the victims of injustice and the African public? Are these „African (judicial) solutions to African (impunity) problems”? Moderator Patryk I. Labuda Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Introductory remarks • Abdul Tejan-Cole Executive Director of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa, Dakar Panellists • Netsanet Belay Africa Director, …

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Panel I — Africa and the ICC: Misperceptions and realities

22-24 March 2016 The ICC-Africa relationship is often regarded with mixed, if not opposing, views. Against this background, what factors, both historical and political, as well as contemporary issues must be considered when assessing the ICC-Africa relationship? This discussion will address the often heard accusations that the ICC is a neo-colonial, anti-African institution and the argument that the AU is …