Justice Talks: Adama Dempster, human rights defender

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Liberian human rights and justice campaigner Adama Dempster joins Wayamo Deputy Director Mark Kersten for a discussion on how accountability for war crimes in Liberian can be achieved. Dempster provides critical background into the political situation facing the country and spells out what needs to happen for Liberia to set up a war crimes tribunal. On 21-22 March 2019, the …

COURTS NOT GUNS: COMBATING TERRORISM THROUGH THE LAW

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The Wayamo Foundation, in partnership with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, held the 4th Annual Joan Kagezi Memorial Lecture on 17 April 2019, in Kampala, Uganda.

Meeting with President of Ghana

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The Africa Group for Justice and Accountability and the Wayamo Foundation had a very fruitful meeting with the President of Ghana on 20 March 2019, during which the Africa Group and Wayamo’s mission and activities were discussed. The President expressed his full support for AGJA and its quest for justice and accountability across the region, and expressed his desire to …

West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities

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In order to examine and explore the contributions and ongoing challenges facing West Africa in the fight to achieve meaningful justice and accountability for atrocities in the region, the Wayamo Foundation, AGJA and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung will hold a symposium on 21 and 22 March 2019, under the banner of “West African International Justice – Leadership, Challenges, and Opportunities”.

Arusha – Symposium Report

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Symposium report: The symposium, entitled “Beyond Narrow Interests –Justice and Accountability in East Africa”, was held on 27 November 2018 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel. Guest speakers sought to identify ways to shift accountability efforts away from narrow political interests and approaches to accountability.

Justice Talks: Nicholas Opiyo, Human Rights lawyer

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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.

Assembly of States Parties 2018: Side event Report

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ASP Side Event report: on 10 December 2018, the Wayamo Foundation and the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability (AGJA) hosted a side-event at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, entitled, “Creative responses to international criminal justice – complementarity and capacity building.”

Justice Talks: Nicholas Koumjian, International Co-Prosecutor at ECCC

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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.